MSc Responsible Data Science Scholarships

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Up to sixteen £10,000 scholarships are available for students studying MSc Responsible Data Science.

Funded by the Office for  Students (OfS), the scholarships are designed to support those from under-represented groups develop skills in data science and artificial intelligence.

Scholarship applications now open

Deadline: Friday 28th May 2021



You must have already applied for the full-time MSc Responsible Data Science programme and have a postgraduate application number.

You are considered eligible for a scholarship if one or more of the following criteria apply:

  1. Female students
  2. BAME students
  3. Registered disabled students

You will also need to be self-funding your degree and not in receipt of any other scholarship or sponsorship, including those from the University of Birmingham. A UK government master's loan is however, acceptable.

How to apply

Please complete the application form below and quote your postgraduate application number. You will also need to write a brief supporting statement, which should outline:

  • Your past achievements in academic, professional and extra-curricular activities
  • Your data science experience to date and any future career plans
  • How you will benefit from the financial assistance offered by the bursary.

You should be prepared to provide documentary evidence in support of your statement/eligibility criteria if required (eg evidence of receipt of Disabled Students’ Allowances).

How are applications assessed?

You must meet the eligibility criteria and be from one of the under-represented groups listed. Award decisions will also take into account academic excellence, as evidenced by your first degree, and other supporting information included within your application.

Applications will be pseudonymised and ranked by a panel of university and industry members and awards will be made based on the above critera.

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Applications are now open and will close on 28/05/2021

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