University of Maryland

Facebook Fellowship applications due Dec. 13, 2013

November 25th, 2013 by

Facebook Fellowship

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 Research Areas

Architecture, Compilers, Data Mining, Databases, Distributed Systems, Computer Vision & Graphics, Human-Computer Interaction, Internet Economics, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Networking Operating Systems, Programming Languages, Security & Privacy

Fellowship Benefits

Each Facebook Fellowship includes several benefits:

  • Tuition and fees will be paid for the academic year
  • $30,000 grant
  • $5,000 for conference attendance and travel during the year
  • $2,500 for personal computer and equipment
  • Visit Facebook HQ to present your research

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 contacts for letters of recommendation

    • Advisor reference (Contact email)
    • Professional reference (Contact email)

Application Deadline

Completed applications are due by December 13, 2013
(Applications may be saved and edited up until application deadline)

Fellowship Rules

Read theĀ rules and conditionsĀ for the fellowship program.