Facebook PhD Fellowship sponsored by the CommAI project

Facebook Fellowship program

The Facebook Fellowship Program is designed to encourage and support promising doctoral students. Winners of the Fellowship are entitled to receive two years of tuition and fees paid, a stipend of $37,000 each year, and up to $5,000 in conference travel support. Applications will be evaluated based on the strength of the student’s research statement, publication record, and recommendation letters.

CommAI and the CommAI Fellowship

CommAI is an ambitious project hosted by Facebook Artificial Intelligence Research, aiming to develop a new generation of intelligent systems that are able to quickly adapt to an endless streams of new tasks through communication. More information about the project can be found on the CommAI page.

We would like to support through the CommAI Fellowship a student who is working on non-incremental approaches to addressing interactive AI. Topics of interest include but are not limited to continual learning, meta-learning, bio-inspired AI, interaction-based learning, ideally pursued with techniques that differ from standard Deep Learning and Reinforcement Learning. Women and scientists from under-represented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

How to apply

Information on how to apply will be posted on this page on September 1, 2017. If you want to apply to the CommAI-sponsored Fellowship, make sure you specify CommAI as your research area. You are welcome to send, at any time, an expression of interest to the address commai@fb.com.

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