Facebook Fellowship Program, USA

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Facebook Fellowship Program for Full-time Ph.D. students in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, System Architecture, or a related area.

Facebook Fellowship Program
Every day Facebook confronts the most complex technical problems and we believe that close relationships with the academy will enable us to address many of these problems at a fundamental level and solve them. As part of our ongoing commitment to academic relations, we are pleased to announce the creation of the Facebook Fellowship program to support graduate students in the 2010-2011 school year.

We are interested in a wide range of academic topics, including the following topical areas:

  • Computational Advertising
  • Computer Vision
  • Compiler Technology
  • Computer Architecture
  • Computer Networking
  • Computer Security
  • Databases
  • Data Mining
  • Distributed Computing
  • Fault Tolerance
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Internet Economics
  • Machine Learning
  • Machine Translation
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Search
  • Smart Datacenters
  • Social Computing

Eligibility Criteria

  • Full-time Ph.D. students in topical areas represented by these fellowships who are currently involved in on-going research.
  • Students must be studying Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, System Architecture, or a related area.
  • Students must be enrolled during the academic year that the Fellowship is awarded.
  • Students must be nominated by a faculty member.

Selection Criteria

  • Eligibility of applicant.
  • Quality of application.
  • Applicability of the project or study to Facebook.
  • Other criteria as decided by Facebook in its sole discretion. Facebook complies with all equal opportunity laws.

Application Checklist
The application must include:

  • 1-2 page research summary which clearly identifies the area of focus and applicability to Facebook. Please reference the topical areas above.
  • Student’s CV (with email, phone and mailing address). Please include applicable coursework.
  • Minimum of 2 letters of recommendation (one must be from the faculty sponsor).
  • The name and website/short bio of the faculty sponsor.

Application Timeline

  • December 20, 2010: Launch of Fellowship for 2011-2012 academic year
  • February 28, 2011: Applications for fellowships must be submitted in full
  • April 8, 2011: Award recipients will be notified by email of their acceptance

Visit http://www.facebook.com/fellowships


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