Quantum Leap Africa PhD Scholarship 2023 in Data Science for Africans
The Quantum Leap Africa PhD Scholarship in Data Science for the 2023/24 academic session is open for applications from eligible African candidates who are interested in pursuing a career in Data Science
AIMS has established a doctoral training program that will enable up-and-coming African scientists to conduct cutting-edge research in data science and pursue a PhD degree within a top-notch training program in Africa, in collaboration with international institutions.
Quantum Leap Africa (QLA) was established by the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) with the aim of promoting high-impact research in data science, smart systems engineering, and quantum information to drive the IT revolution. In addition, QLA is responsible for training the next generation of information science and technology innovators. AIMS currently operates scientific centers of excellence in six African countries, including South Africa, Senegal, Ghana, Cameroon, Tanzania, and Rwanda. For the past 15 years, AIMS has been providing exceptional postgraduate training to the brightest math, science, and engineering graduates in Africa, thereby producing a pool of talented young African scientists.
Scholarship Sponsor(s): Quantum Leap Africa
Scholarship Type: Fully Funded
Host Institution(s): Not specified
Scholarship Worth: Not specified
Number of Awards: Seven
Scholarship Level: Postgraduate (PhD)
Requirement and Eligibility Criteria for the Quantum Leap Africa PhD Scholarship 2023:
- Master’s degree (completed by Sept 2023) in mathematics, statistics, computer science, engineering, physics or other relevant fields;
- Sufficient theoretical foundations evidenced by prior work (courses/thesis/other training);
- Qualification for pursuing research on the chosen topic, including relevant programming expertise;
- Research potential evidenced by academic performance and involvement in relevant academic activities;
- Motivation for pursuing a PhD by research in the suggested topic;
- Being an African national.
Scholarship Benefits for the Quantum Leap Africa PhD Scholarship 2023
The program offers complete financial support, including a stipend, equipment, health insurance, relocation expenses, conference participation, and direct payment to the candidate’s educational institution to cover tuition and registration fees. The program also provides international supervision by teams from prestigious research institutions.
Application Procedures for the Quantum Leap Africa PhD Scholarship 2023 (How to Apply):
Those who are eligible and interested in the Quantum Leap Africa PhD Scholarship 2023 must complete an online application by the deadline. It is important to note that the application process consists of two phases. Phase 1 involves submitting all relevant documents and completing the application, while Phase 2 is the invitation phase, where successful Phase 1 applicants will be invited to participate in the next round of the selection process. Required documents include the application form, a CV (which can be in the applicant’s own format, but should cover the content mentioned in the template that applies to their case), and transcripts (both undergraduate and graduate transcripts should be submitted, with additional transcripts accepted if relevant).
Application Deadline: 14th April 2023
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