Facebook Fellowship Program (California, USA)

  • Apply Before : October 5, 2019

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 9356
  • Opportunity Type : Fully Funded

Opportunity Description

Facebook presents a unique opportunity for PhD students to participate in competition to win a fellowship in Facebook headquarters. The program is created to support and aid innovative and creative students who have studies and experience in computer science and engineering.

The program is aimed at minority groups who are under-represented but they are talented. The evaluation criteria is mainly focused on the quality of the statement of the student’s research, recommendation letters and publication record.

The following are the areas of the research:

  • Applied Statistics
  • AR/VR Photonics and Optics
  • AR/VR Privacy and Ethics
  • Blockchain and Cryptocurrency
  • Computational Social Science
  • Computer Graphics
  • Computer Vision
  • Compute Storage and Efficiency
  • Distributed Systems
  • Economics and Computation
  • Instagram/Facebook App Well-being and Safety
  • Machine Learning
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Networking and Connectivity
  • Privacy and Data Use
  • Programming Languages
  • Security/Privacy
  • Social and Economic Policy
  • Spoken Language Processing and Audio Classification
  • Structured Data Stores
  • Systems for Machine Learning


Important details:

  • Deadlines:    October 4, 2019 (11:59 pm PST)
  • Location:      Menlo Park, California, USA


  • The following costs will be covered:
    • Tuition Fees and other fees (for 2 years)
    • $ 37,000 grant (for each year)
    • For conference travel – up to $5,000
    • Travel costs to annual fellowship summit


  • Current, full-time PhD students from an accredited university
  • Must have work experience in one the mentioned areas
  • Must be enrolled in his/her university when the fellowship is awarded

Required Info/Documents:

  • Research summary (500 words)
  • CV
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation

How to apply:

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If you have any queries, please contact at facebookfellowship@fb.com.

For more information please go to the official website of Facebook Fellowship.



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