APPLY: Facebook Emerging Scholar Programme for PhD Students from Emerging Regions 2017 (Funded)

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.


  • Payment of tuition and fees for two academic years
  • $37,000 annual stipend
  • Up to $5,000 towards conference travel funds


  • 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.

DEADLINE: February 28 2017

To apply and for more information visit here


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