Do you know how many great opportunities Facebook affers to careers development? Explore 2017 Fellowship Programme


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Organization: Facebook was conceived from few college mates to keep in touch after graduation. It evolved since becomimg one of the largest social networks in the world. On February 4th 2004, It was launched by its founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, along with fellow Harvard College students and roommates, Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz, and Chris Hughes Facebook is a vast, sprawling network and you can make whatever you want of it. Nowadeay Facebbok is widely diffused and  changed communications methods and tools


Duty Station: not specified


Open to:  university Students both from USA and international


Timeframe: not specified


Deadline: February 28, 2017 at 6pm PST


Job description: The Emerging Scholar Award is part of Facebook’s ongoing commitment to identifying promising doctoral students and supporting them and their research throughout their careers. The Award is designed to specifically support talented students from underrepresented minority groups and encourage them to continue their PhD studies, pursue innovative research, and engage with the broader research community


Qualifications: The candidate must be currently enrolled in first or second year of a PhD program to apply. Your PhD must be in this or related areas:

- computer science

- computer engineering

- electrical engineering

- system architecture

For the purpose of the Emerging Scholar award, underrepresented minority group is considered to include persons from selected target groups:

- black or African American, person having origins in any Black racial groups of Africa

- hispanic or Latino, person of Cuban, Mexican, Puerto Rican, South American, Central American, Caribbean, or other Spanish culture origin, regardless of race

- native American or Alaskan Native, person having origins in any of the original peoples of North, Central, or South America and who maintains tribal affiliation or community attachment

- native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, person having origins in the original peoples of Hawaii, Guam, Samoa or other Pacific Islands



- payment of tuition and fees for two academic years

- $37,000 annual stipend

- up to $5,000 towards conference travel funds


 Application process: All applicants will need to use their Facebook account to apply. You can apply online here. You can know all the information about the application here


Application Materials:

- research Statement: 1-2 page research summary

- resume or CV with email, phone and mailing address, along with applicable coursework noted

- two letters of recommendation (Please provide reference email addresses): Advisor and one - professional reference (can be from academia or industry)


Useful links: Open Call Facebook


Contact information:

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Edited by Marta Simoncini

Published in Education

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