Facebook as an organization has offered to sponsor students in the field of Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, System Architecture, or a related area with $37,000 scholarships to study higher degrees in United States (US) this coming academic session.
The Facebook Emerging Scholar Award is open to 1st year and second year PhD students. This fellowship program is considered to involve people who identify as:
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.
No specific school is chosen, however successful winners of this scholarships can study in any school of their choice within the United States of America.
Worth of the scholarship:
- Payment of tuition and fees for two academic years
- $37,000 annual stipend
- Up to $5,000 towards conference travel funds
For all submissions and enrollment, candidates are to visit the official Application Portal as recommended.
- Opens: 1st September, 2017
- Closes: 31st October, 2017.