Facebook Fellowship Award for Domestic and International Students, USA , and Applications will be open on August 1, 2016: 2016 and will be closed on1 November 2016. Applications are invited for Facebook fellowship program available to domestic and International students for full-time PhD accredited doctoral program focusing on a topic or field relevant to Facebook. Up to twelve (12) academic fellowships are awarded for a period of for two years. Each Facebook Fellowship includes several benefits like tuition and fees for the academic year(s)as well as $37,000 yearly grant, paid visit to Facebook HQ to present research and opportunity for paid internship. Full details:
School(Institutions/ Country): | USA
Field(s): Facebook Fellowship Award are awarded in the fields relevant to Facebook, such as:
Deadline: August 1, 2016: 2016 Fellowship program application open
Funded By: Face book
Beneficiaries(Target Groups): Facebook Fellowship Award is targeted for International and domestic student
plans to award up to twelve (12) academic fellowships.
is awarded for a period of two years.
Facebook Fellowship includes several benefits:
-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 paid internship
‣ Facebook announces that the 2016-2017 Facebook Fellowship Award has expanded to cover two years!
‣ The 2016-2017 Facebook Fellowship Award 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 .
are not eligible to participate in this Program if they are a
national or legal resident of those countries in which the United
States has embargoed goods (including, without limitation, Cuba,
North Korea, Iran, and Syria, unless you are enrolled full-time at an
accredited university in the United States or a non-embargoed
country, with the exception of nationals and legal residents of Cuba,
who are unconditionally ineligible to participate).
should be aware that Facebook’s ability to select for receipt of an
Award a PhD Student who is from a country against which the United
States has imposed comprehensive economic sanctions (such as Cuba,
Iran, Sudan, Syria, or North Korea) may be sharply limited by United
the Award, or portions thereof, may be forfeited if an Award
recipient does not remain enrolled with full-time status and in good
standing at the same doctoral program for the entire period of the
is the obligation of all applicants to ensure that applying for the
Award, participating in this Program and, as applicable, received an
Award, complies with all laws, rules and regulations of the
jurisdiction in which such applicant is a legal
Selection Criteria for 2016-2017 Facebook Fellowship Award
Round 1, Reviewers from each topical area will be assigned to an
application and score them based on the following criteria:
‣ In Round 2, a team of Reviewers from each area will discuss the top applicants in their own area and compare them to those in other areas based on the same criteria as Round 1 above.
In Round 3, all finalists will be reviewed and compared.
finalists will be selected by a final panel that may include a
Facebook engineering director and CTO (subject to availability).
decisions are final and binding in all matters relating to this
Program. Judging of Applications will take place between January and
will be notified of their Award in mid February 2015, in Facebook’s
Scholarship Application Method
‣ To apply, eligible individuals must submit the following materials (collectively, “Application”) to Facebook online
or email a Word or PDF file of the Application to facebookfellowship-at-fb.com with the subject line “Fellowship Program Application”:
‣ Scholarship Application Due Date : Applications will be open on August 1, 2016
and will be closed on November 1, 2016, 6:00pm PST
forms and guidelines can be download from the official website
is important to read the application procedure, and visit the
official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how
to apply for