Applications are now open
DeepMind and Makerere University will renew the collaboration to fund six (6) new scholarships in the field of Machine Learning in the academic year 2022/2023. The new scholarships build on the previous four scholarships that were awarded in the academic year 2021/22. The scholarships will support students who wish to study Msc. Computer Science programme (Track: AI and Data Science) taught in the Department of Computer Science at Makerere University in the academic year 2022/23. The scholarships will be open to students from Uganda, other East African countries, or International students from a Sub-Saharan African country. The scholarship package will include full financial support for tuition, stipend, equipment, AI conference participation and mentorship. International students will also be eligible for a relocation grant to move to Makerere to begin their studies. Read more about the scholarship.
Which programmes are eligible?
MSc in Computer Science (Track: AI and Data Science). Students must first secure admission to the M.Sc. Computer Science programmes at Makerere University before applying for the scholarship.
What does the scholarship cover?
How many scholarships are available?
Six (6) DeepMind scholarships are available for the 2022/23 academic year. The scholarships will be open to students from Uganda, other East African countries, or International students from a Sub-Saharan African country
The scholarships are open to students who are citizens of Uganda, other East African countries, or International students from a Sub-Saharan African country.
Applying for the scholarship
You need to first apply for admission to Msc. Computer Science before applying for the scholarship. The deadline for graduate admissions is May 27 2022. At the time of scholarship application, you are required to provide proof of application for admission (not proof of admission). However, to be awarded the DeepMind scholarship, you must provide proof of admission to the MSc Computer Science programme of Makerere University.
Graduate Admission application information: Deadline May 27, 2022.
DeepMind Scholarship application form: Deadline June 30, 2022.