The amazing and competitive Facebook Fellowship Program 2020 is now open for applications.  The 2020 Facebook fellowship is open to students at all universities both in the United States and in other countries. 


The Facebook Fellowship Program is designed to encourage and support promising doctoral students who are engaged in innovative and relevant research in areas related to computer science and engineering at an accredited university.

The program is open to students in any year of their Ph.D. study and supports talented students from traditionally underrepresented minority groups. Applications are evaluated based on the strength of the student’s research statement, publication record, and recommendation letters.


Winners of the Fellowship are entitled to receive two years of tuition and fees paid, a stipend of $37,000 each year and up to $5,000 in conference travel support.

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Facebook Fellowship Program 2020 Details:

Host Organisation:

  • Facebook

Fellowship Areas:

Applications will be accepted from students with research related to one of the following areas:

  • Applied Statistics
  • AR/VR Photonics and Optics
  • AR/VR Privacy and Ethics
  • AR/VR Privacy and Ethics
  • Computational Social Science
  • Computer Graphics
  • Compute Storage and Efficiency
  • Distributed Systems
  • Economics and Computation
  • Instagram/Facebook App Well-being and Safety
  • Machine Learning
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Networking and Connectivity
  • Privacy and Data Use
  • Privacy and Data Use
  • Security/Privacy
  • Social and Economic Policy
  • Spoken Language Processing and Audio Classification
  • Structured Data Stores
  • Systems for Machine Learning

Research outside the above: relevant work in areas that may not align with the research priorities highlighted above

Facebook Fellowship Award:

  • Tuition and fees paid for the academic year (up to two years/four semesters)
  • $37K grant (one-time payment during each academic year)
  • Up to $5,000 in conference travel support
  • Paid visit to Facebook headquarters to for the annual Fellowship Summit

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Open to all Nationalities 
  • Applicants must be full-time Ph.D. students currently involved in on-going research who are enrolled in an accredited university in any country
  • Students’ work must be related to one or more relevant disciplines (see research areas below)
  • Students must be enrolled during the academic year(s) the Fellowship is awarded

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How to Apply for Facebook Fellowship 2020?

You need to fill an online  2020 Facebook Fellowship Application. The application must include: 

  • 500-word research summary which clearly identifies the area of focus, importance to the field and applicability to Facebook of the anticipated research during the award (reference the research areas below)
  • Resume or CV, with email, phone and mailing address, and applicable coursework noted
  • Two letters of recommendation. Please provide reference email addresses. One reference must be from an academic advisor

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Application Deadline:

  • The application closes on October 4, 2019, 11:59 pm PST