Facebook has announced one of the world’s largest scholarship program, facebook fellowship under which PhD students can get US $37,000 annually for two years in addition to tuitution fee and conference allowence. Applications for the Facebook Fellowship program 2020 are now open. This fellowship is designed to encourage and support outstanding PhD students who are involved in research and innovation in fields related to computer sciences and engineering at an accredited university.

Don’t worry, its not only for developed countries, but students from under all over the world and from diverse backgrounds can apply.

Benefits of Facebook Fellowship Award

  • Tuition and fees paid for the academic year (up to two years/four semesters)
  • $37K grant (one-time payment during each academic year)
  • Up to $5,000 in conference travel support
  • Paid visit to Facebook headquarters to for the annual Fellowship Summit

Eligibility Criteria for Facebook Fellowship 2020

  • Applicants must be full-time PhD students currently involved in on-going research who are enrolled in an accredited university in any country in the world
  • Students’ work must be related to one or more relevant disciplines (see research areas below)
  • Students must be enrolled during the academic year(s) the Fellowship is awarded
  • 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. If in doubt, please email academicrelations@fb.com.

Deadline: interested students should apply for Facebook Fellowship 2020 no later that 14th October 2019.

Areas of Research covered under Facebook Fellowship 2020

students from all around the world, admitted in any recgonized university, can apply for Facebook fellowship program if they are working in one of the following areas:

  • 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

Other Research outside the above: relevant areas of research that may not align with the research priorities highlighted above.

  • AR/VR
  • Computational Photography & Intelligent Cameras
  • Computer Vision 
  • Connectivity
  • Data Science
  • Economics & Computation
  • Facebook AI Research
  • Human Computer Interaction & UX
  • Machine Learning
  • Natural Language Processing & Speech
  • Security & Privacy
  • Systems & Networking


Article Link: https://www.eduvision.edu.pk/scholarships/facebook-fellowship-2020-fully-funded-scholar-634

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