Applicants should clearly state any existing collaborations with Facebook researchers or engineers and whether their proposal has a named sponsor within Facebook.
One person from each funded team is expected to attend a Faculty Summit held in Facebook’s offices in 2018 to present and share their team’s work with both Facebook and other researchers, with travel paid by FB (separate from the award itself).
Successful awardees will be listed on the Facebook Research website and will be encouraged to openly publish any findings/insights from their work.
Timing, dates and proposal format
Applications are closed
Deadline: December 7, 2017, 5pm PST
Award Amount: Up to $50,000
Applications should include:
- Names of the researcher(s) involved in the proposed work
- Host academic research institution
- Clear and concise statement of the research
- Indication of any previous or current connections/collaborations with Facebook (in which case please name the any Facebook contacts)
- A proposed budget
Notifications will be sent by email to selected applicants.