School of Informatics

DeepMind PhD Scholarships

The School of Informatics and DeepMind have formed a partnership supporting students in their PhD studies in the field of Machine Learning or Artificial Intelligence (AI).  

The scholarship covers all tuition fees (at the Home tuition fee rate), provides annual stipend of £15,609 per annum (for 3.5 years full time study) and provides a research training and support grant.

There are two PhD scholarships available for award during the academic year of 2021/22.

Recipients will also benefit from mentoring from DeepMind staff during their period of study.  The scholarship places no obligation on the recipient other than to undertake PhD in Machine Learning or Artificial Intelligence in the School of Informatics at The University of Edinburgh and to meet with their mentor.

The scholarships will  be awarded to applicants who:

  • are ordinarily resident in the United Kingdom OR a member state of the European Union;
  • identify as women including cis and trans people and non-binary or gender fluid people who identify in a significant way as women or female;
  • and/or identify as Black or other minority ethnicity;

All eligible applicants who apply to a PhD research degree, with a research proposal in the specific area of Machine Learning or Artificial Intelligence, will be automatically considered for the scholarship.

For more information about our Research Institutes and postgraduate degrees please see below.

Postgraduate study in Informatics

 If you would like any additional information on the scholarships, please get in touch with Neil Heatley, Head of Student Services.

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