Facebook Emerging Scholar Award Program 2017 (Global) (Download PDF)


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Facebook Emerging Scholar Program 2017 is a part of Facebook’s on-going commitment to identifying promising PhD students and supporting them in their research throughout their careers. Facebook Emerging Scholar Program 2017 is only for first or second year PhD students who are members of a minority group that is underrepresented in the technology sector.


Facebook Emerging Scholar Award Program is open to students at universities in the US and abroad who are enrolled during the current academic year and studying any one or an area related to the following subjects:

  • Computer Science
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • System Architecture.

This program is designed to specifically support talented students from underrepresented minority groups and encourage them to continue their PhD studies, and pursue innovative research, and engage them with the broader research community.

Facebook Emerging Scholar Program Reward

Facebook Fellowship Program 2017 - 18 is offered for a period of 2 years and the candidates selected for the scholarship will be entitled to the following benefits:

  • Tuition Fee: Facebook will pay the tuition fee of the candidates for next 2 academic year and the candidates will get a stipend of 37, 000 USD (Approx. INR 24 Lakh).
  • Travel Support: Up to $5000 for the Conference travel support.
  • A trip to Facebook Headquarters: The candidate will get a chance to Visit Facebook Headquarters in Menlo Park, California on a paid trip.
  • Internship: Candidates will have a chance to be associated with Facebook on a paid Internship.

Conducted by: Facebook

Eligibility: First and Second year PhD students

Last date for Application: Feb 28, 2017

- Published/Last Modified on: February 7, 2017

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