Ph.D. Scholarship in Artificial Intelligence
Type: Bachelor's (Undergraduate), Master's Degree
Who: Arab students interested in studying in the UK
What: Tyition fees, travel expenses, stipend
Where: University of Warwick
Program Length: 1-4 years
Deadline to Apply: 30 October 2020
Citizenship: Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
Destination Countries: UK
Academic Subject(s): Communication and Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Science, Scientific Research
The Feuer International Scholarship in Artificial Intelligence offers interested graduate students the chance to achieve their graduate studies in the field of artificial intelligence at the University of Warwick, in Coventry, UK.
The scholarship offers a generous funding package which includes:
– Full M.Phil./Ph.D. tuition fees for three years (home/EU or overseas).
– A stipend at the U.K. Research and Innovation funding rate (£15,285, or about $19,945, in 2020–21), plus a top up of £2,000 ($2,610) per annum.
– Support for travel, equipment and research.
The Feuer International Scholarship in AI is funded by Warwick alumnus Jonathan Feuer, and will give students the chance to work alongside Warwick’s Turing fellows and with world-leading academics and experts at the Alan Turing Institute in London.
Opportunity Focus Areas:
– Artificial Intelligence
– Computer Sciences
– Data Science & Big Data
The timescales below are indicative and may change later this year:
– Closing Date: November 2020
– Stage 1 Decisions: November 2020
– Interviews: December 2020 (via Microsoft Teams)
– Decisions: January 2021
A second round of recruitment will be launched in January 2021 if necessary.
– The Feuer International Artificial Intelligence Scholarships are open to students from all over the world.
– Students must have graduated, or be about to graduate, with a first class B.Sc. Honours degree or international equivalent. Ideally you will also possess, or be about to be awarded, a master’s level degree.
– Students must be open to learning new skills outside of their previous field of study.
– Application Form
– Official Transcript
– CV / Résumé
– Motivation Letter: ensure that the supporting statement indicates how your background and interests align with the field of Artificial Intelligence, and which areas of Artificial Intelligence you are most interested in pursuing.
The admissions process is conducted by the Department of Computer Science, which leads on the Feuer International Scholarship Program on behalf of the University. The application process is in five stages:
Stage 1. Submit an Expression of Interest via the online application form. You will need to provide a CV, a supporting statement (of no more than 1,000 words) and a copy of your transcripts which can be uploaded to support the application. Important: Please ensure that the supporting statement indicates how your background and interests align with the field of artificial intelligence, and which areas of artificial intelligence you are most interested in pursuing. All documents must be in English.
Stage 2. Following the review of the document, students may be invited to submit a full M.Phil./Ph.D. application. This will be online via the main Warwick postgraduate application portal.
Stage 3. If shortlisted, students will be invited to a scholarship interview with the department and the donor, Jonathan Feuer. This interview may be over video link if they are based overseas.
Stage 4. If you are offered the scholarship, you will need to accept your scholarship and your place at Warwick, and successfully complete the enrollment process.
Stage 5. Successful applicants will enroll and start their Feuer International Scholarship in AI in October of the year of entry.