The online applications for Facebook Fellowship Program 2021 will soon come to an end. The Facebook Fellowship program is a global program that is open to doctoral students who are engaged in innovative and relevant research in areas related to computer science and engineering at an accredited university from across the world.
Students doing their PhD in any year can apply for the Facebook Fellowship Program 2021. Submitted applications will be evaluated based on the strength of the student’s research statement, publication record, and recommendation letters. Those who win the fellowship will receive the following support from Facebook:
- Two years of paid tuition and fees.
- $42,000 annual stipend to cover living and conference travel costs.
- Paid visit to Facebook headquarters for the annual Fellowship Summit.
- Various opportunities to engage with Facebook researchers.
Areas in which Facebook Fellowship Program 2021 is Available
The fellowship program would be apt for students doing their research in the following areas: Applied Statistics, AR/VR Computer Graphics, AR/VR Photonics and Optics, AR/VR Future Technologies, Blockchain and Cryptoeconomics, Computational Social Science, Computer Vision, Database Systems, Distributed Systems, Economics and Computation, Energy Efficient Video Compression, Instagram/FB App Well-being and Safety, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Networking, Privacy and Data Use, Programming Languages, Security and Privacy, Social and Economic Policy, Spoken Language Processing and Audio Classification, and Systems for Machine Learning.
How to Apply for Facebook Fellowship Program 2021?
Interested candidates will have to apply online before 1 October 2020 on the official website. Reference letters can be submitted before 7 October 2020, and the winners will be announced in January 2021. Those who wish to know more about the fellowships are advised to go through the official notification in detail.