Office for Students
Artificial Intelligence and Data Science
The Office for Students (OfS) scholarship will support more than 60 UK students from non-computing backgrounds looking to move into computer science careers. Fully funded by the OfS, the scholarships are designed to improve diversity in computer science and will be offered to students from groups under-represented in artificial intelligence and data science. Successful applicants will receive a £10,000 scholarship and a 10 per cent discount on their tuition fees.
Find out more, including eligibility criteria, application process and deadlines, below.
Scholarship recipients will still be eligible to apply for a UK government postgraduate loan.
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Am I eligible?
To be eligible, you must be a UK fee-paying student from one of the following under-represented backgrounds and groups:
- Female students
- Black students
- Students registered disabled
- Students from lower socio-economic groups
- Care experienced students
- Estranged students
- Gypsy, Roma, Traveller students
- Children from military families, veterans and partners of military personnel
Additionally, you must also:
- Meet the residence criteria for a UK government Postgraduate Masters loan
- Have an unconditional offer to study either the MSc Computer Science with Data Analytics online or MSc Computer Science with Artificial Intelligence online.
Priority will be given to applicants in the first four groups. For more information about eligibility, please read the terms and conditions.
For help on how to apply please read the Guidance to Applicants.
When do I need to apply?
You will need to apply by 23.59pm, 3 October 2023 if you’re starting your studies on 30 October 2023.
The University of York will consider all eligible applications soon after this deadline and successful applicants will receive a formal scholarship offer once a decision has been reached.
If you’re starting your studies in January, you should apply between 10 October and 05 December. If you’re starting your studies in March, you should apply between 12 December and 06 February. The competition will close on 06 February.
How can I apply?
You can apply for an OfS Artificial Intelligence or Data Analytics Scholarship by completing the form available at the link below.
You will need to have applied for, and received an unconditional offer, to study either programme before you can apply for the OfS scholarships. Visit the MSc Computer Science with Artificial Intelligence or MSc Computer Science with Data Analytics programme page if you still need to apply.
Where can I find out more?
You can find out more about our online MSc Computer Science with Artificial Intelligence or Data Analytics programmes at the links below.
Alternatively, if you have any questions about the application and selection procedure, please contact us at email@example.com
Please note: the University of York reserves the right to withdraw or amend a scholarship without prior notification. Scholarships are offered subject to funding and availability.