The Facebook fellowship program 2021 is a program that Facebook usually launches every year since its inception. This is a program that was designed to support Ph.D. students that are engaged in innovative research. These researchers are usually doctorial students.
This program is built in such a way that it is a global program that encourages and supports promising doctorial students who are engaged in relevant and innovative research. This research is usually related to computer science and engineering at any accredited university.
Facebook Fellowship Program 2021
The Facebook fellowship program 2021 results would be announced in January. I know, you might be thinking that’s quite early as the year is just starting. Well, the registrations are usually done the year before. This means every participant would have to register this year.
The Facebook fellowship program is open to all students in any year of their Ph.D. study. They also encourage people of diverse backgrounds and the necessary experience to apply. The application evaluations are based on strength of the student’s research statement, recommendation letters, and publication records.
Facebook Research Center
The Facebook research center is the official Facebook page where they make all their current on-going programs and past programs accessible to all. It is more like an information center where you can get any information you are looking for on Facebook programs. The official link to the Facebook research center can be is https://research.fb.com.
Field of Study
There are several fields of study involved in this fellowship program. These fields are listed below;
- Applied Statistics
- AR/VR Computer Graphics
- AR/VR Photonics and Optics
- AR/VR Privacy and Ethics
- Blockchain and Crypto economics
- Computational Social Science.
- Computer Vision.
- Database Systems.
- Distributed Systems.
- Economics and Computation.
- Energy-Efficient Video Compression.
- Instagram / Facebook App Well-being and Safety.
- Machine Learning.
- Natural Language Processing.
- Privacy and Data Use.
- programming Languages.
- Security and Privacy.
- Social and Economic Policy.
- Spoken Language Processing and Audio Classification.
- Systems for Machine Learning.
Those are the fields of study accepted into this program.
Facebook Fellowship Program Winner’s Reward
This program is more like a scholarship program which means there is a reward for the winner. Like every other scholarship programs, the winner gets to receive two years of fully paid tuition and fees, a fully paid visit to the Facebook headquarters for the fellowship summit, a forty-two thousand annual stipend to cover conference travel and living costs.
Of course, you also have various opportunities to engage with Facebook researchers. With that being said, how do you apply for such a huge opportunity? Well, that is what we would be talking about in the next paragraph.
How to Apply for Facebook Fellowship Program
To apply for this fellowship program, follow the steps below;
- Open any web browser on your device and follow this URL (https://www.facebook.com/research-operations/fellowships?title=Facebook-Fellowship-2021).
- Fill the form that would be displayed on the new page with all the required information.
- After entering the information, click the “Submit” button at the bottom of the page.
That’s how to sign up for the Facebook fellowship program. Downloading their fliers are also easy, follow this link to download the flier.