Teesside University is offering 20 scholarships, each worth £10,000, if you are an eligible student studying a conversion MSc Applied Artificial Intelligence or MSc Applied Data Science. There are 20 scholarships to be split between our London and Middlesbrough campuses.
You may be eligible if you have no background in these or related subject areas, as part of the Office for Students' response to the shortage of data science and AI specialists in the UK. The government's digital strategy predicted that within 20 years, 90% of all jobs will require some element of digital skills.
The government aims to increase the number of people from groups currently underrepresented in the AI and data science fields, and to encourage graduates from diverse backgrounds to consider a future in these occupations.
Teesside University is a public university with its main campus in Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire in North East England. It has over 21,000 students studying in the UK, according to the 2020/21 HESA student record
You must be a UK student, meet the criteria for a postgraduate student loan and belong to one of these underrepresented groups:
When the panel meets in August/September, only applications from candidates who have accepted an unconditional offer will be considered. The panel's decisions are final, and they are not obliged to provide reasons for their decisions.
If demand for scholarships exceeds the number available then priority is given to female, black and disabled candidates, as well as those from low-income households.
You are invited to apply after you have accepted an offer (conditional or unconditional) of a place on one of the courses below:
Your course offer includes your student ID, which you need to enter on your scholarship application. Applications received without a valid student ID will not be considered.