DeepMind will make a donation to Makerere University to fund the establishment of four scholarships in the field of Machine Learning beginning in the academic year 2021/2022.
Beginning in the academic year 2021/22, the scholarships will help students who plan to pursue an MSc. Computer Science program (Track: AI and Data Science) at Makerere University’s Department of Computer Science. Students from Uganda, other East African nations, and international students from a Sub-Saharan African country will be eligible for the scholarships.
Tuition, stipend, supplies, attendance in AI conferences, and mentorship will also be included by the scholarship program. International students would be eligible for a relocation grant to begin their studies in Makerere.
Which programmes are eligible?
MSc in Computer Science (Track: Artificial Intelligence and Data Science). Students must first secure admission to the MSc Computer Science programme at Makerere University before applying for the scholarship. The deadline for graduate application is May 28th, 2021.
How many scholarships are available?
Four (4) DeepMind scholarships are available for the 2021/22 academic year. The scholarships will be open to students from Uganda, other East African countries, or International students from a Sub-Saharan African country