DeepMind Scholarship at the University of the Witwatersrand (2023)

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Aug 1, 2022, 8:12:15 AM (13 days ago) Aug 1
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Apply for a DeepMind Scholarship for an MSc at the University of the Witwatersrand

Applications are now open to anyone from Africa who wishes to pursue a research- or coursework-based Masters in the School of Computer Science and Applied Mathematics at the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa. The degrees are full-time, starting in January 2023, with a research focus on machine learning.

We are offering the following degrees with an exciting range of cutting edge courses which are eligible for the funding:
  • MSc by coursework and research report in Artificial Intelligence
  • MSc by coursework and research report in Robotics
  • MSc by coursework and research report in Computer Science
  • MSc by research dissertation in Computer Science

We are looking for candidates with strong backgrounds including experience with multivariate calculus, linear algebra, statistics, optimisation, and programming. Preference will be given to applicants from groups across the African continent that are underrepresented in the global machine learning landscape.

Come and join our exciting multidisciplinary research team pushing the frontiers of fundamental machine learning research.
Apply here now:  https://forms.gle/m7SxPWWvUdyZFNh78

The funding includes tuition fees, a living allowance, an international conference travel allowance, and equipment. You will also be assigned a mentor at DeepMind.

Closing date for applications: 2 September 2022
Short-listed and unsuccessful applications will be notified by 15 September 2022.

Prof Benjamin Rosman
University of the Witwatersrand
benjamin...@wits.ac.za
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