African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) 2024 Fully-funded African Masters of Machine Intelligence (AMMI) Scholarship
The African Masters of Machine Intelligence (AMMI) will prepare well rounded Machine Intelligence (MI) researchers by focusing on basic research in MI as well as the development of a vast array of applications that respond to both present and future needs of Africa and the world. AMMI graduates will go on to create and/or join the best industrial and public R&D labs in Africa and beyond therefore strengthening the African MI community and scientific community at large, achieving crucial breakthroughs for the global good.
The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) is Africa’s first network of centres of excellence in mathematical sciences. We enable the continent’s youth to shape the continent’s future through Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) education- training Africa’s next generation of leaders. AIMS South Africa is one of the centres of excellence for training, research and public engagement in Cape Town, South Africa. AIMS South Africa was established in 2003 as a partnership project of the following 6 universities: Cambridge, Cape Town, Oxford, Paris Sud XI, Stellenbosch, and Western Cape.
AIMS is a call to action to:
· Empower Africa’s youth to shape its future
· Solve global challenges
· Drive economic self-sufficiency
Aim and Benefits of AIMS African Masters of Machine Intelligence (AMMI)
· There is no application fee. Applying for the AMMI program is free of charge.
· All students admitted for the AMMI program are automatically granted a full scholarship.
AIMS African Masters of Machine Intelligence (AMMI) Courses
Machine Intelligence (MI)
Requirements for AIMS African Masters of Machine Intelligence (AMMI) Qualification
The minimum admission requirements are:
· A bachelor’s degree in mathematics, computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering or a recognized equivalent from an accredited institution;
· A satisfactory scholastic average, usually a minimum average of B (or 80%) or better is required;
· Interest and/or background in artificial intelligence, machine learning etc. demonstrated in courses taken and projects undertaken;
· Consent to mentor an undergraduate student at your previous institution while enrolled at AMMI; Consent to mentor an AMMI student after graduation;
· Strong interest in solving national or continental problems using science and technology.
For more detailed information on acceptance documents, please contact the AMMI Admissions Office
Note: Your Original degrees, diplomas, academic certificates and transcripts should be in your possession upon arrival on Campus.
Required transcripts records: Upload your official transcripts with your application. These include transcripts from every post-secondary institution attended, including summer sessions and extension programs. All academic records that are not originally in English or French should be issued in their original language and accompanied by English certified translations.
At least three references are required. Be sure to inform your recommenders that they will be reached to provide a recommendation letter on your behalf. Your recommenders are asked to give their personal impressions of your intellectual ability, your aptitude in research or professional skills, your character, and the quality of your previous work.
The personal statement should tell us about yourself, your academic achievements, aspirations and other important accomplishments (ie: projects, online courses, awards, etc) related to AI and Machine Learning. It should also paint a picture of your academic aspirations including post-masters. (500 words max)
You may choose to instead submit a 90 second video. This does not need to be a professionally made video but we recommend that sound and lighting be clear.
Please submit a complete CV starting with most recent experience first.
Note: Prospective students applying for AIMS are welcome to apply for AMMI.
Interview date, Process and Venue for AIMS African Masters of Machine Intelligence (AMMI)
All decisions will be sent by the Admission Office as soon as available. If you have not received a response, please consider that your application is under review.
October 31, 2023
How to Apply
Interested and qualified? Go to African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) on applications.nexteinstein.org to apply
For more details visit the Official Site: AIMS website.