Facebook Fellowship Program – 2015-2016 Academic Years

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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 recipients in this upcoming application round will have the benefits listed below to cover the 2015-16 and 2016-17 academic years:
    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 a paid internship at Facebook
Facebook accepts applications from students interested in the following academic research areas:
    Architecture
    Computer Vision
    Data Mining
    Databases
    Distributed Systems
    Economics and Computation
    Human-Computer Interaction & Social Computing
    Machine Learning
    Natural Language Processing
    Networking & Operating Systems
    Programming Languages & Compilers
    Security & Privacy
    Software Engineering
Required application materials:
    Research Summary
    1-2 page research summary, which clearly identifies the area of focus and applicability of anticipated research to Facebook.
    Resume or CV
    Two email contacts for a letter of recommendation:
        Advisor
        Professional reference (can be from academia or industry)
Completed applications are due January 5, 2015.
Announcements of finalists and winners will be made in mid-February, 2015.