Black in AI Academics is excited to announce that the Emerging Leaders in AI (ELAI) applications, formally known as the Academic Mentoring program, are now open!
ELAI is a free, structured Ph.D. prep program that serves as a resource to support aspiring students as they apply to graduate programs, navigate graduate school, and enter the postgraduate AI/STEM field. If you are a dedicated and passionate individual with a strong interest in pursuing a Ph.D. in AI, this program is tailor-made for you.
The Emerging Leaders in AI program aims to provide aspiring researchers with the necessary tools, resources, and mentorship to succeed in their graduate applications. By participating in this program, you will be able to leverage the following:
Application fee waivers.
Supported one-time grant post-admittance.
Opportunity to attend Black in AI workshop.
Admissions mock interview prep
Mentorship from Leaders in Academia and Industry
Note: The program is designed to run for an entire application cycle (6 months). Participation in this program does not guarantee admission to any graduate programs, and the program does not cover any application expenses.
Participants are solely responsible for completing their applications and must make plans to cover all graduate application costs. The program will share resources on
finding scholarships and fee waivers as they are available.
If you are interested in applying, fill out this form by September 22nd, 23:00 AoE.
Please feel free to direct any questions to acad...@blackinai.org
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