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  • Writer's pictureOmran Aburayya

AI and Data Science Masters Scholarships at University of Birmingham (£10,000 value)

Calling out all AI and Data Science passionate students!

The University of Birmingham is offering AI and Data Science Masters Scholarships in 2024-2025 for nine Masters programmes in those fields to upskill students from under-represented backgrounds to progress into the AI and Data Science workforce.

This will include over 100 students from under-represented groups, particularly women, Black and disabled students and those from low-socioeconomic backgrounds, who will each be supported by a £10,000 scholarship

In this article we provide you with essential information about this opportunity.


Scholarship Summary

Host Country: England

Host Institution: University of Birmingham

Study Level: Master’s

Scholarship Value: £10,000

Duration: one-off payment of £10,000

Eligibility: Under-represented groups students

# of awards: 100 scholarships


Areas of Studies

The scholarship is intended to support students pursuing an MSc. In one of the following programs within University of Birmingham:



In addition to having applied for a place for a University of Birmingham Data Science or AI related Masters course, applicants will need to demonstrate that they are categorised under at least one of the 9 under-represented groups as identified by the Office for Students (OfS):

  • Black students (as defined by HESA codes: 21; 22; 29; 41; 42)

  • Female students

  • Disabled students

  • Students from low socioeconomic background (Index of Multiple Disadvantage quintiles 1 and 2, low household income)

  • Care experienced students

  • Estranged students

  • Gypsy, Roma, Traveller students

  • Refugees

  • Children from military families, veterans and partners of military personnel.

Important: Students must have a UK nationality or residence status

For detailed information about eligibility requirements: visit this webpage


Application Procedure

If you meet the eligibility criteria and To be considered for the scholarship, follow below steps:

It is recommended that you submit your study application before applying to the scholarship; if you do not submit a study application to your intended MSc course, your scholarship application will not be considered

2). Apply for the scholarship

After submitting your application for admission in one of the eligible courses, you can apply for the scholarship by visiting this webpage and click on 'Apply Now' button.

Application Deadline: 23:59 (UK time) on Saturday 31 August 2024.

Notification: Successful applicants will be contacted typically within 3-4 weeks after the respective scholarship application deadline has passed





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