Facebook Emerging Scholar Program for US and International Students, 2017

INTRODUCTION

Facebook is pleased to offer Emerging Scholar Program for students to continue their PhD studies, pursue innovative research, and engage with the broader research community. These awards are open to students at all universities both in the United States and in other countries.

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.

Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

COURSE AND ELIGIBILITY

The Emerging Scholar Award is provided for first and second year PhD students who are underrepresented minorities in the technology industry.

Scholarships are awarded for students pursuing studies in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, system architecture, or a related area.

The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for scholarship:

The Emerging Scholar Award is open to first or second year PhD students who are members of a minority group that is underrepresented in the technology sector. The award is open to students at universities in the US and abroad who are enrolled during the current academic year and studying computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, system architecture, or a related area.

Nationality: The award is open to students at universities in the US and abroad.

CAREER PROSPECTS

College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirements: The Emerging Scholar Award is open to first or second year PhD students who are members of a minority group that is underrepresented in the technology sector.
English language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.

PAY PACKAGE

The Emerging Scholar Award includes:
  • Payment of tuition and fees for two academic years
  • $37,000 annual stipend
  • Up to $5,000 towards conference travel funds
Scholarship can be taken in the USA and abroad
Important Dates: Scholarship application deadline is February 28, 2017.

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