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2015-2016 Facebook Graduate Fellowship Program

Modified: October 23, 2014

Facebook created this fellowship program to encourage and support promising graduate students who are doing cutting edge research around the globe. They are excited for the opportunity to fund future thought leaders and this year, they are accepting applications for research in the following 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 

They will be expanding the fellowship to a two-year program and each fellowship will include payment of tuition and fees for the 2015-16 and 2016-17 academic years, a $37,000 unrestricted yearly grant, and a visit to Facebook’s HQ in Menlo Park for winners to present their research. 
Students can find more information and the application link at facebook.com/fellowship.