Doctoral Studentship Award in Artificial Intelligence in UK, 2018

Scholarship Description:

The University of Dundee is offering National Productivity Investment Fund Doctoral Studentship Award in Artificial Intelligence starting in September 2018. This studentship is awarded to UK and EU students.

The aims and objectives of the studentship are with a focus on diversity in AI, to initiate a new flow of ideas across academic disciplines (Humanities and Computing), and between academia and UK government.

Host College/University:

The University of Dundee (abbreviated as Dund. for post-nominals) is a public research university based in the city and royal burgh of Dundee on the east coast of the central Lowlands of Scotland.

Degree level:

Studentship is available to pursue doctoral degree programme.

Field of Study:

Studentship is awarded in the fields of Computing, English / Creative Writing / Film Studies.

Scholarship Award:

This is a fully funded studentship which provides tuition fees. For UK nationals, the funding will include a tax-free stipend of £15,327.


  • Studentship is awarded to UK and EU students.
  • Scholarship can be taken in the UK.

Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

Along with fulfilling the AHRC’s eligibility requirements for a +3 doctoral studentship, the successful candidate is likely to come from an Arts & Humanities background, with an interest in science fiction. Other academic backgrounds may also be suitable – please send enquiries to the address below. Effective communication skills are essential. An interest in creative writing would be considered an advantage, as would experience or interest in software design.

To be eligible to apply you must meet the residency criteria set out by RCUK, and you must be prepared to live within a reasonable distance of the University of Dundee. For full information on eligibility and residency criteria see the SGSAH NPIF AI Studentships page.

English Language Requirements: 

If English is not your first language then you will need to show that your English language skills are at a high enough level to succeed in your studies.

Applying procedure Instructions:

How to Apply: To be considered for the studentship please completes the NPIF AI Studentship Application Form available here and submit it along with your application to UCAS.

The deadline for applications is 5 pm on 24 August 2018. You should submit two references with your application or ask your referees to send these to Nicole Devarenne.

Scholarship Official Web Links:

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Scholarship Deadline:

August 24, 2018.

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