The Fellowship Program is open to full-time PhD students (domestic and international) enrolled during the current academic year and studying computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, system architecture, or a related area.
Fellowship recipients in this upcoming application round will have the benefits listed below to cover the 2015-16 and 2016-17 academic years:
Tuition and fees will be paid for the academic year(s)
$37,000 yearly grant
Paid visit to Facebook HQ to present your research
Opportunity for a paid internship at Facebook
Facebook accepts applications from students interested in the following academic research areas:
Economics and Computation
Human-Computer Interaction & Social Computing
Natural Language Processing
Networking & Operating Systems
Programming Languages & Compilers
Security & Privacy
Required application materials:
1-2 page research summary, which clearly identifies the area of focus and applicability of anticipated research to Facebook.
Resume or CV
Two email contacts for a letter of recommendation:
Professional reference (can be from academia or industry)
Completed applications are due January 5, 2015.
Announcements of finalists and winners will be made in mid-February, 2015.
Application Link: facebook.com/careers/program/Fellowship2014/