Applications are open to students from across Africa who are passionate about mathematics, artificial intelligence, and machine learning for the New AI for Science Masters Scholarship Program aimed at South Africa.
AI for Science, AIMS is South Africa’s new master’s degree program in mathematical science, made possible through a partnership with DeepMind.
Scholarship Sponsors: Deep Mind Scholars
Host Institution: AIMS Muizenberg, South Africa
Scholarship Worth: Funded
Number of Awards: 40
Level of Study: Masters
Nationality: International students
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DeepMind’s donation will fund 40 scholars each year for the next four years. Funding covers full scholarships, equipment, and tuition costs for students. Our scholars will be DeepMind Scholars and will have opportunities to connect with DeepMind researchers and engineers for guidance and support.
In addition to scholarships, the program will build global expertise in AI for the science of the deep mind.
To be eligible for the New AI for Science Masters Scholarship Program, applicants are expected to meet the following requirements:
Applicants must be residents of Africa at the time of application,
Be a citizen of any African country,
Have completed a four-year undergraduate degree or a three-year undergraduate degree with an honors year by August 2023 (or December 2023 for South African applicants; see FAQ).
Your undergraduate degree can be in physics, mathematics, statistics, computer science, engineering or any other field with a strong computational and mathematical component.
Enrollment as a master’s degree student in South Africa requires the completion of a four-year undergraduate degree or a three-year undergraduate degree with an additional honors year.
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How to Apply: Interested applicants for the new AI for Science Masters Scholarship Program please register at apply.aims.ac.za and upload the following documents:
Your curriculum vitae
A motivation letter of approximately 500 words
Coding problem (to be found on the application site)
The online application includes a dozen short math questions and one coding problem.
The round is an online quiz consisting of a short selection of math and coding problems, as submitted by applicants in the first round. The quiz covers only the mathematical tools needed to begin an advanced AI degree.
Application Last Date: April 08, 2023