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Facebook Fellowship

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Ph.D. Students
for Research in Engineering and Computer Science

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Deadline Date:

09/20/21 11:59 PM PST

Description:

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Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Ph.D. students for research in engineering and computer science. The program is intended to benefit doctoral students engaged in creative research in a wide range of eligible engineering and computer science disciplines. Fellows will engage with researchers in their fields, and receive a stipend in addition to having university tuition and fees paid.

The program is open to students in any year of their Ph.D. study. People of diverse backgrounds and experiences are encouraged to apply, especially those from traditionally underrepresented minority groups. Applications are evaluated based on the strength of the student’s research statement, publication record, and recommendation letters.

Available Fellowships

  • AI System HW SW Co-Design
  • Applied Statistics
  • AR/VR Computer Graphics
  • AR/VR Future Technologies
  • AR/VR Human-Computer Interaction
  • AR/VR Human Understanding
  • AR/VR Perception, Cognition, and Action
  • AR/VR Photonics and Optics
  • Audio Presence
  • Augmented Reality Audio
  • Blockchain and Cryptoeconomics
  • Computational Social Science
  • Database Systems
  • Distributed Systems
  • Economics and Computation
  • Networking
  • Privacy and Data Use
  • Programming Languages
  • Security and Privacy

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 163097

Estimated Size of Grant:

Winners of the Fellowship are entitled to receive two years of paid tuition and fees, a $42,000 annual stipend to cover living and conference travel costs, a paid visit to Facebook headquarters for the annual Fellowship Summit, and various opportunities to engage with Facebook researchers.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligibility Criteria
- Applicants must be full-time PhD students who are enrolled in an accredited university (in any country) by the start of the Fellowship (i.e., Fall 2021)
- Students must be involved in ongoing research related to one or more relevant disciplines (see available fellowships)
- Students must remain enrolled full-time for the duration of the Fellowship to receive program benefits
- Students should not apply for Facebook Fellowships if they are actively being funded by Facebook through some other sponsorship or collaboration and/or if they are actively being supervised (or co-supervised) by a Facebook researcher.

Pre-Application Information:

Application Opens - August 3, 2021, 9:00am PST
Application Closes - September 20, 2021 11:59pm PST
Winners Announced - End of January 2022

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply Online: https://www.facebook.com/research-operations/fellowships/?title=Facebook-Fellowship-2022

If you have any questions, reach out to academicrelations@fb.com

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USA Territories: American Samoa (USA)   Guam (USA)   Puerto Rico (USA)   Virgin Islands (USA)   Northern Mariana Islands (USA)

USA Compact Free Associations: The Federated States of Micronesia (USA)   Marshall Islands (USA)   Republic of Palau (USA)

Canada: Alberta;   British Columbia;   Manitoba;   New Brunswick;   Newfoundland and Labrador;   Northwest Territories;   Nova Scotia;   Nunavut;   Ontario;   Prince Edward Island;   Quebec;   Saskatchewan;   Yukon;

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International country outside of the USA, Israel and Canada.

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