Apply for the University of Birmingham DeepMind Scholarship 2023 (6 spots available)
Subject Area: Computer Science
Nationality: EU, Overseas (Non-EU), UK
Type of Award: External, University
The School of Computer Science at the University of Birmingham is thrilled to announce six scholarships generously funded by DeepMind. These scholarships are open to applicants who currently hold either a conditional or unconditional offer for the MSc Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning program.
The University of Birmingham, with support from DeepMind, is committed to increasing accessibility and enhancing diversity in computer science, particularly among underrepresented groups. The MSc Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning program offers an excellent opportunity for students passionate about AI to pursue an exciting and rewarding career.
With AI systems becoming increasingly embedded in our lives, it is essential to ensure diversity in expertise to ensure fairness for our entire society. These scholarships will enable talented students to take the next step towards fulfilling their ambitions in some of the most innovative and sought-after areas of industry and research.
Value of Award:
There are currently three scholarships available for UK students, each valued at £34,225. The scholarship covers UK tuition fees (£10,980), provides a maintenance grant of £19,345 (for living costs) paid in installments throughout the course, and offers funding of up to £2,200 to attend an international conference in the field of AI and/or Machine Learning. Additionally, £1,700 is provided towards the purchase of essential equipment such as a suitable laptop.
For international students, there are three scholarships available, each valued at £52,565. The scholarship covers international tuition fees (£27,540), provides a maintenance grant of £19,345 (for living costs), offers funding of up to £2,200 to attend an international conference in the field of AI and/or Machine Learning, and provides £1,700 to assist with relocation expenses.
Applicants wishing to apply for the scholarship should meet one or both of the following criteria:
- Identify as female
- Identify as Black African, Black Caribbean, or of other Black ethnicity
Applicants must also:
- Demonstrate financial need and inability to pursue the offer of admission without financial assistance if required
- Have received a conditional or unconditional offer to study the MSc Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning at the University of Birmingham
- Be ordinarily resident in the UK and classified as UK for fee-paying purposes, or be classified as an international student for fee-paying purposes
Applications will be considered by a selection panel at the School of Computer Science based on the above eligibility categories. Additional supporting documentation and evidence may be required.
How to Apply:
Applications can only be accepted from offer holders of the MSc Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning program.
For international applicants:
- Once you receive an offer from the central Admissions Office, you will receive an email with a direct application link for the DeepMind scholarship. The final scholarship application deadline is June 4th, 2023.
- Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview in the first two weeks of June 2023.
For UK applicants:
- Once you receive an offer from the central Admissions Office, you will receive an email with a direct application link for the DeepMind scholarship. The final scholarship application deadline is July 23rd, 2023.
- Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview by the end of July 2023.
Further information and details regarding the application process will be shared directly with offer holders.
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