Application for the 2022 AIMS-Carnegie Scholarships in Data Science for International Students is currently open. Interested and qualified candidates are invited to apply. This is a data science scholarship to study at Quantum Leap Africa (QLA) Research Centre in Rwanda.
This scholarship is aimed at promoting excellence among students who have an interest in data science and related disciplines.
About AIMS-Carnegie Scholarships
The Acronym AIMS stands for Africa Institute for Mathematical Sciences. The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) in partnership with the Carnegie Corporation of New York is offering scholarship opportunities to students with an interest in data science and its related disciplines (such as Mathematics, Statistics, Machine Learning, Cluster Analysis, Data Mining, Big data Analytics, Data Visualization, Artificial Intelligence, Neural Networks, Deep Learning, Deep Active Learning, Cognitive Computing among others), to apply for one of six attractive scholarships at its pioneering Quantum Leap Africa (QLA) Research Centre in Rwanda.
The goal of this program is to put Africa on the cutting edge of information science. It also aims to ensure that scientists all over the world are able to contribute completely to the above-mentioned goal.
Brief Scholarship Details
Sponsor(s): AIMS in partnership with Carnegie Corporation of New York
Academic Type: Ph.D. Programme
Award Value: Approximately $19,390 value award annually
Duration of Program: 4-years
Eligible Countries: International
Applications Deadline: 13th June 2022
- Applicants can be from any country.
- Applicants must hold at least an MSc degree in any field related to mathematical sciences before the start date of this position.
- Applicants should be interested in undertaking research in Data Science and its related disciplines.
- Applicants must have Knowledge of mathematical modeling would be an advantage.
- Applicants must be open-minded and must be willing to conduct their research at their preferred AIMS Research Centre, or a designated partner institution in one of the AIMS host centers.
- Application Form
- CV (you can use your own format, but please make sure to cover at least all items mentioned in this template that apply to your case)(This document is not editable. Please download or create your own.)
- Transcripts (Please submit both your undergraduate and your master’s level transcripts. Additional transcripts can be submitted if relevant.)
As part of the application form, you will be able to:
- Select or suggest a research topic
- Name two academics (ideally senior researchers), who are willing to write a letter of support
- Indicate whether you already are admitted at a university or otherwise have future plans that you consider combining with this program
How to Apply
Ensure you read the instructions carefully. Kindly see full details here. After which you click on the apply button below to commence your application.