Science Masters Scholarships in AIMS AI Program for African Students 2024: (Deadline 29 March, 2024)
AI for Science is a stream in AIMS South Africa’s Master’s degree in Mathematical Science, made possible through a partnership with Google DeepMind. The program sits at the exciting intersection of AI and the Sciences. This exciting program started with its first intake of students in September 2023.
It is a fully residential one-year taught masters with a research component. Applications are open to students from across Africa who are passionate about mathematics, artificial intelligence and machine learning. We are looking for students who gaze at the stars and the world around them in wonder, and who want to use their talents to accelerate scientific discovery.
About African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS)
The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) is a pan-African network of centres of excellence enabling talented students to become innovators driving the continent’s scientific, educational and economic self-sufficiency.The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) initiated AIMS Structured Master’s Program, 2021 runs over three semesters. The requisite skills phase of the AIMS course builds a standard core set of problem-solving skills: estimation, computation, approximation, modelling, data analysis and statistics. The elective review phase allows st…
AI for Science Masters Scholarship Program
- Type Masters
- Organisation African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS)
- Country to study South Africa
- School to studyAfrican Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS)
- Course to study Not specified
- State of Origin
- Gender Men and Women
- Application Deadline 29 March, 2024
Aim and Benefits of AI for Science Masters Scholarship Program
- Forty students will be selected for the 2024 intake, and each will be supported at AIMS with a full Google DeepMind scholarship
Requirements for AI for Science Masters Scholarship Program Qualification
To be eligible to apply for the AI for Science program, you have to:
- Be a resident in Africa at time of application,
- Be a citizen of any country in Africa,
- Have completed a four-year undergraduate degree or a three-year undergraduate degree with an honours year by August 2024 (or December 2024 for southern African applicants; see FAQ).
Interview date, Process and Venue for AI for Science Masters Scholarship Program
- The final round consists of short online interviews in April 2024.
Documents Required for Application
- Your curriculum vitae
- A motivation letter of around 500 words
- Academic transcripts
- Written mathematics questions (to be found on the application site)
- Coding problem (to be found on the application site)
How to Apply
Interested and qualified? Go to African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) on apply.aims.ac.za to applyThe online application includes a dozen short mathematics questions and one coding problem. It’s not an exam, but the questions give the selection panel some insight into how you approach problems. A full application can’t be completed at the last minute, and we encourage prospective DeepMind Scholars at AIMS South Africa to start applying early!
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