Facebook Fellowship: Apply by Nov 1
Kochi: Applications are invited from eligible candidates for two-year Facebook Graduate Fellowship programme. The programme aims to support PhD students in the 2016-17 and 2017-18 academic years. The Fellowship Programme 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. The Fellowship term extends for two academic years.
· Artificial Intelligence
· Computer Architecture
· Computer Vision
· Data Mining
· Distributed Systems, Networking & Operating Systems • Economics and Computation
· Human-Computer Interaction & Social Computing
· Machine Learning
· Natural Language Processing
· Programming Languages & Compilers
· Security & Privacy
· Software Engineering
· Speech Technologies
Winners of the fellowship are entitled to a two-year fellowship including payment of tuition and fees for the 2016-17 and 2017-18 academic years, a $37,000 unrestricted grant, opportunities for paid internships, and a visit to Facebook’s HQ in Menlo Park, California to present their research.
•Full-time PhD students in topical areas represented by these fellowships who are currently involved in on-going research.
•Students' work must be related to one or more relevant disciplines.
•Students must be enrolled during the academic year(s) that the Fellowship is awarded.
•The Fellowship Program is open to PhD students globally- enrolled in universities in any country.
All applications will include:
•1-2 page research summary which clearly identifies the area of focus, importance to the field, and applicability to Facebook of the anticipated research during the award. Please reference the topical areas above.
•Student's CV (with email, phone and mailing address). Please include applicable coursework.
•2 letters of recommendation (one must be from the student's advisor)
To apply, visit: https://www.facebook.com/careers/program/Fellowship2015/
•October 1, 2015- Application Opens
•November 1, 2015- Completed Applications with reference letters due
•December 18, 2015- Winners Announced
For more details, visit https://research.facebook.com/programs/726274597429372/graduate-fellowship/