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

Meta Research PhD Fellowship

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Deadline Date:

09/20/22 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
  • Human Computer Interaction - Social Media, People, and Society 
  • Networking
  • Privacy and Data Use
  • Programming Languages
  • Security and Privacy
  • Technology Policy Research

To learn more about each individual fellowship, click on each tab on the URL for Full Text (RFP), below. 

The Fellowship Summit:

As part of the program, current Fellows are invited to Meta's headquarters in Menlo Park for the annual Fellowship Summit. At the Summit, Fellows can engage with other winners, share their current research, speak with Meta researchers and teams, and learn more about research at Meta.

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 Meta headquarters for the annual Fellowship Summit, and various opportunities to engage with Meta researchers.

Term of Contract:

The award funds are delivered during the Fall term of the awarded year(s) and conclude at the end of the Spring term. Stipend payment(s) are sent once a tuition invoice is received for the respective Fall term each year. Travel funds must be completed by the end of the school year (typically the Spring term).

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

You are eligible to apply for the program as long as you are:
- Enrolled in a PhD program at an accredited university in the fall following the application cycle (i.e., Fall 2023)
- Engaged in research related to computer science and engineering in areas relevant to Meta, as specified in the Available Fellowships section
- The program is open to students at all accredited universities around the world.

You would not be eligible if you are:
- Graduating before the fall following each application cycle
- Planning on working at another competitor company part-time while participating in the Fellowship
- A contingent worker at Meta. We cannot pay the CW wage and the stipend concurrently.
- A Meta AI Resident
- Planning on doing a part-time internship with a competitor during the academic year (fall/spring). You can do an internship at another company in the summer before Fellowship or in the summer between academic years during Fellowship. This includes internship extensions into the fall.

Funding is not provided for undergrads, graduates in different disciplines, or alternative funding such as small grants.

Pre-Application Information:

Application Opens - August 3, 2022
Application Closes - September 20, 2022
Winners Announced - January 31, 2023

Applications must include two letters of recommendation, including one from an academic advisor. You will be asked to provide your references’ contact information, and they will receive a corresponding form to submit their letters.

How to Apply: https://metaresearchphdfellowship.smapply.io/?utm_source=&utm_term=&utm_medium=&utm_campaign=&utm_content=

Contact Information:

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

Apply: https://metaresearchphdfellowship.smapply.io/acc/r/?g=86261

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

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Alabama;   Alaska;   Arizona;   Arkansas;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Hawaii;   Idaho;   Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   Montana;   Nebraska;   Nevada;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New Mexico;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   South Dakota;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Utah;   Vermont;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   Washington;   West Virginia;   Wisconsin;   Wyoming

Array ( [0] => American Samoa (USA); [1] => Guam (USA); [2] => Puerto Rico (USA); [3] => Virgin Islands (USA); [4] => Northern Mariana Islands (USA); )

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;

Israel

International country outside of the USA, Israel and Canada.

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