The University of Sussex Scholarship 2021: (Deadline 1 August 2021)
The University of Sussex calls applications for Artificial Intelligence and Data Science Postgraduate Conversion Scholarship (2021). The university has funding from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and the Office for Artificial Intelligence (OAI) to increase diversity in the AI and data science sector and to support students from underrepresented groups to access, participate and succeed in higher education.
To be eligible to apply for The University of Sussex Artificial Intelligence and Data Science Postgraduate Conversion Scholarship; you must have been offered and accepted a place on one of the following degrees, commencing in September 2021:
There are fourteen scholarships with each scholarship amounting to £10,000.
- Black students, female students and students with disabilities prioritized.
- Special consideration will also be give to students from areas of the UK where young people are less likely to go on to higher education (POLAR quintiles 1 and 2), care experienced students, estranged students, Gypsy, Roma, Traveller students, refugees and children from military families, veterans and partners of military personnel.
- The University of Sussex will accept overseas applications, however, priority will be given to UK applicants.
University of Sussex
The University of Sussex is a public research university in Falmer, England. The university offers over 350 Undergraduate programs, over 210 Master Programs, and over 70 Ph.D. programs. In addition to that, Sussex is particularly famous for its Humanities and Social Sciences departments, with its Development studies program being at number 1 globally in the QS World University Ranking. Furthermore, the university counts 5 Nobel Prize winners, 15 Fellows of the Royal Society, 9 Fellows of the British Academy, and 24 fellows of the Academy of Social Sciences and a winner of the Crafoord Prize among its faculty. Above all, the university is in the 227th position in the QS World University Rankings 2019