FULLY FUNDED: DEEPMIND SCHOLARSHIPS AT MAKERERE UNIVERSITY 2021/2022

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

Additional Information

Program Type
Fully Funded
Program Starts
2021-22
Event Duration
1-2 years
Host Institution
Makerere University
Application Deadline
June 30, 2021

Benefits

Full payment of tuition fees Stipend to cater for living expenses Equipment (laptop) Medical insurance cover Travel to Makerere University for international students AI conference participation and mentorship

Eligibility Criteria

 

The scholarships are open to students who are citizens of Uganda, other East African countries, or International students from a Sub-Saharan African country.

Eligible Countries

Uganda, All East African Countries, Citizens of Sub-Saharan Africa

Applying Procedure

To apply for the DeepMind scholarship, you must hold admission to the MSc Computer Science programme of Makerere University. Therefore you must have applied for admission before applying for the scholarship. To apply for the scholarship please complete the online application form in the Official link below. You will be required to provide proof of admission or application.

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