International / Multinational

Facebook Fellowship Global Program 2021 for Doctoral Students ($42,000 Stipend)

The Facebook Fellowship Program is designed to support promising doctoral students who
are engaged in innovative research related to computer science and engineering at an
accredited university.
l currently involved in ongoing research who are enrolled in an accredited university in any country. We encourage all people of diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply. Applications are evaluated based on the strength of the student’s research statement, publication record, and recommendation letters.

The Fellowship Award Includes:
  • Various opportunities to engage with Facebook researchers
  • A $42,000 annual stipend to cover living and conference travel costs
  • A paid visit to Facebook headquarters for the annual Fellowship Summit
  • Tuition and fees paid for the academic year (up to two years/four semesters)
Eligibility Criteria
  • Applicants must be full-time PhD students who are enrolled in an accredited university (in any country) by the start of the Fellowship (i.e., Fall 2021)
  • Students must be involved in ongoing research related to one or more relevant disciplines (see available fellowships below)
  • Students must remain enrolled full-time for the duration of the Fellowship to receive program benefits.
  • Students should not apply for Facebook Fellowships if they are actively being funded by Facebook through some other sponsorship or collaboration and/or if they are actively being supervised (or co-supervised) by a Facebook researcher. If in doubt, please email
Facebook Fellowship Global Program 2021 Available Fellowships

■ Privacy and Data Use
■ Programming Languages
■ Security and Privacy
■ Social and Economic Policy
■ Spoken Language Processing
and Audio Classification
■ Systems for Machine Learning
■ Applied Statistics
■ AR/VR Computer Graphics
■ AR/VR Photonics and Optics
■ AR/VR Privacy and Ethics
■ Blockchain and Cryptoeconomics
■ Computational Social Science
■ Computer Vision
■ Database Systems
■ Distributed Systems
■ Economics and Computation
■ Energy Efficient Video
■ Instagram/FB App Well-being
and Safety
■ Machine Learning
■ Natural Language Processing
■ Networking

Applications Must Include
  • 500-word research summary that clearly identifies the area of focus, importance to the field, and applicability to Facebook of the anticipated research during the award (reference the available fellowships below)
  • Two letters of recommendation, including one from an academic advisor. You will be asked to provide your references’ contact information, and they will receive a corresponding form to submit their letters.


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