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APPLY: 2023 Meta Research Fellowship Programme

Meta Research Fellowship programme is open to students in any year of their PhD study.
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The Meta Research PhD Fellowship programme is open to students in any year of their PhD study. We encourage people of diverse backgrounds and experiences to apply, especially those from traditionally under-represented minority groups. Applications are evaluated based on the strength of the student’s research statement, research impact, and recommendation letters.

Eligibility Criteria

You are eligible to apply for the programme as long as you are:

Enrolled in a PhD programme at an accredited university in the fall following the application cycle (i.e., Fall 2023);
Engaged in research related to computer science and engineering in areas relevant to Meta, as specified in the Available Fellowships section;
The program is open to students at all accredited universities around the world.


Winners of the Fellowship will receive two years of paid tuition and fees, a $42,000 annual stipend to cover living and conference travel costs, a paid visit to Meta headquarters for the annual Fellowship Summit (pending COVID office restrictions event may be virtually held), and various opportunities to engage with Meta researchers.



Once you input your recommender’s email address, the system will trigger an email to their inbox directly. You will be informed when they have submitted your letter.
You will receive a confirmation email when your application has been submitted.
You will receive two an additional confirmation emails when each of your references have submitted your letters of recommendation.
You will receive a final email notification once your entire application including letters of recommendation has been submitted.
Applicants will be notified of award decisions in late January.
Note: If you do not receive two letters of recommendation by October 6th, your application will not move forward to be reviewed.

Programme Timeline

Application Opens: August 3rd
Application Closes: September 20th
Reference Letters Due: October 6th
Review Process Opens: October 11th
Winners notified: January 18th

Application procedure

Visit the official website to apply.

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