Artificial Intelligence and Data Science Postgraduate Conversion Scholarship (2022)

Sussex has received 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.

What you get

£10,000

Type of award

Cash award

Funding type

Donor funded

Eligibility

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, you must have been offered and accepted a place on one of the following degrees, commencing in September 2022:

Scholarships will be prioritised for UK students who are black, female and have disabilities.

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.

We will accept overseas applications, however, priority will be given to UK applicants. International applicants will be required to have paid their tuition fee deposit before we can consider them for a scholarship.                                                           

Number of scholarships available

25

Deadline

1 July 2022 23:59

How to apply

Eligible applicants will need to submit an academic statement as part of the application process.  Your statement will be assessed on your past experience and future plans.

Scholarships will be prioritised for UK students who are black, female and have disabilities. We will check this information using your Masters application or will contact you directly for verification. This information will not be used as part of any academic assessment.  

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There is nothing to lose by applying and being awarded the scholarship can greatly enhance the experience of the course, as well as improve your affordability, and increase your motivation for high achievement. The scholarship is there to enable you to gain as much from the course as possible, and so why not make the most of it?” Scholarship recipient
2020

Funding partners

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and the Office for Artificial Intelligence (OAI) are providing funding for providers to develop postgraduate conversion courses to help address the shortage of AI and data specialists in the UK.

The other important aim for this programme of work is to increase the number of people from groups currently underrepresented in the AI and data science fields, and to encourage graduates from diverse backgrounds to consider a future in these occupations.

Contact us

scholarships@sussex.ac.uk

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Timetable

The scholarship is awarded as monthly cash payments. The timetable of payments will be confirmed at registration.

Availability

At level(s):
PG (taught)

Application deadline:
1 July 2022 23:59 (GMT)

Countries

The award is available to people from these specific countries: