The Institute for Analytics and Data Science (IADS) is now accepting applications for fully funded scholarships for PhD to study at the University of Essex. Applicants from developing and transitioning countries are eligible to apply for this scholarship program.
The University of Essex is a public research university in Colchester, Essex, England. It was established in 1963 and received its Royal Charter in 1965
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Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue PhD programme.
Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in the area of data science, analytics, and big data.
Scholarship Award: The Institute has two fully funded scholarships available.
UNESCO Chair Scholarship in Analytics and Data Science: This is a fully funded 3-year scholarship (covering overseas fees as well as a stipend of £14,553) for applicants from developing and transitioning countries.
Scholarship in analytics and data science for government and policy: This is a fully funded 3-year scholarship (covering overseas fees as well as a stipend of £14,553).
Scholarship can be taken in the UK
Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:
- Successful applicants will have an excellent first degree and/or a Masters degree in computer science, statistics, artificial intelligence, quantitative social science or closely related subject in engineering/science.
Nationality: Applicants from developing and transitioning countries are eligible to apply for this scholarship program.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirements: Successful applicants will have an excellent first degree and/or a Masters degree.
English Language Requirements: Candidates should also have a very good knowledge of high-level programming languages (such as C, Java, Python) and ideally some previous experience and work in one of the aforementioned themes.
How to Apply: The mode of application is online.
Application Deadline: Application deadline is October 10, 2017.