The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) and the Carnegie Corporation of New York are pleased to announce the opening of applications for their 2023 PhD Scholarships in Data Science and Its Applications for African students.
To be eligible for an AIMS-Carnegie PhD Scholarship in Data Science, applicants must:
- Be a citizen of an African country and have a strong academic record.
- Be enrolled in or admitted to a full-time PhD program in data science or a related field, such as mathematics, statistics, computer science, or engineering, at a recognized university in Africa.
- Have a demonstrated interest in data science and its applications to solving real-world problems.
- Be committed to pursuing a research career in data science.
- Be proficient in English, both written and spoken.
AIMS-Carnegie PhD Scholarships in Data Science will cover the following:
- Full tuition fees.
- Monthly stipend of USD 1,939.
- Research allowance of USD 50,000 per year.
- Travel costs (up to a maximum of USD 2,000).
- Health insurance.
- Accommodation (up to USD 1,000 per year).
- Access to AIMS’ network of scholars and researchers from Africa and beyond.
The application deadline for AIMS-Carnegie PhD Scholarships in Data Science is April 28, 2023. Applicants can submit their applications online.
Applications will be assessed by a panel of experts based on the following criteria:
- Academic record.
- Research proposal.
- Letters of recommendation.
- Personal statement.
- Interview performance.
Notification of Results
Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their applications by June 2023.
Benefits of AIMS-Carnegie PhD Scholarships In Data Science
AIMS-Carnegie PhD Scholarships in Data Science offer a number of benefits, including:
- The opportunity to conduct research at a world-class university in Africa.
- Access to a vibrant research community and mentorship from renowned scientists.
- Exposure to a global network of researchers and industry partners.
- Potential for career advancement and leadership opportunities in data science and related fields.
- The chance to make a significant contribution to Africa’s development and innovation.
- The opportunity to be part of a diverse and supportive cohort of African scholars.
AIMS-Carnegie PhD Scholarships in Data Science are a valuable opportunity for outstanding African students to pursue their doctoral studies and make a significant contribution to the field of data science. This program provides students with the financial support, resources, and mentorship they need to succeed in their research and make a positive impact on society.