DeepMind/University of Birmingham 2022 Postgraduate Scholarships

The School of Computer Science, University of Birmingham is thrilled to announce three scholarships, generously funded by DeepMind, that are open to applicants currently holding either a conditional offer or unconditional offer for the MSc Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. Applications are hereby invited from eligible students from around the world.

The University of Birmingham, with support from DeepMind, is committed to increasing accessibility to and enhancing diversity of underrepresented groups in computer science.

This scholarship will enable talented students to take the next step towards fulfilling their ambitions of a career in some of the most innovative and sought-after areas of industry and research.

DeepMind / University of Birmingham Masters Scholarship

  • Type: Postgraduate
  • Organisation: University of Birmingham
  • Country to study: United Kingdom
  • School to study: University of Birmingham
  • Course to study: Not specified
  • State of Origin
  • Gender: Men and Women
  • Application Deadline: June 30, 2022

Aim and Benefits of DeepMind / University of Birmingham Masters Scholarship

We currently have three scholarships available; 2 UK scholarships and 1 international scholarship.

There are two Home scholarships available, valued at £29,860 each. The value of the scholarship is applied against:

  • UK tuition fees – £10,620
  • A maintenance grant of £15,840 (to use for living costs), paid in instalments over the duration of the course
  • Funding of up to £2,000 to attend an international conference in the field of AI and/or Machine Learning during the course as well as £1,500 towards purchase of essential equipment (suitable laptop etc.).

There is one International scholarships available, valued at £47,680. The value of the scholarship is applied against:

  • International tuition fees – £26,640
  • A maintenance grant of £15,840 (to use for living costs), paid in instalments over the duration of the course
  • Funding of up to £2,000 to attend an international conference in the field of AI and/or Machine Learning during the course as well as £1,500 towards purchase of essential equipment (suitable laptop etc.).
  • £1700 to assist with relocation expenses

Requirements for DeepMind / University of Birmingham Masters Scholarship Qualification

Applicants wishing to apply for the scholarship should meet one OR both of the following criteria:

  • Identify as female OR Identify as Black African, Black Caribbean or other Black ethnicity.

Applicants must also:

  • Be able to demonstrate that they would not be able to take up the offer of admission without financial assistance.
  • Have already received a conditional/unconditional offer to study the MSc Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning at the University of Birmingham; and
  • Be ordinarily resident in the UK and would be classified as UK for fee paying purposes.

Interview date, Process and Venue for DeepMind / University of Birmingham Masters Scholarship

Applications will be considered by a selection panel at the School of Computer Science throughout August 2022 based on the following criteria:

  • Already holding a conditional or unconditional offer for the MSc Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.
  • Meeting the eligibility categories.
  • Providing additional supporting documentation and evidence (if required).

Successful recipients will be selected on the basis of:

  • Content of application.
  • Confirmation of eligibility (as specified in criteria and supported by any required evidence).

The DeepMind scholarship offer may be ‘conditional’ until academic offer conditions are met (provision of academic results, outstanding offer conditions, etc.).

Application Deadline

June 30, 2022

How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to University of Birmingham on forms.office.com to apply

Applications are now being accepted through our online form.  Please only make an application once you have received a conditional/unconditional offer, as we cannot consider you until you hold one.

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