Solent University has secured 36 scholarships (£10,000 each) as part of the £13million Office for Students (OfS) funding initiative (#JoinYourAIFuture) to increase the skilled workforce and diversity in AI and Data Science. These scholarships are to assist applicants from under-represented groups in AI and Data Science areas and are available for full and part time routes of this course.
Priority for the scholarships will be given to the following 3 groups:
- Black student
- Female student
- Registered disabled students
With these other areas also being considered:
- Students from POLAR Q1 and Q2 (UK students only)
You can check if you live in Q1 or Q2 here.
- Care experienced students (UK students only) (Please refer to FAQs Q10)
- Estranged students (UK students only). (Please refer to FAQs Q11)
- Gypsy, Roma, Traveller student (resident in the UK)
- Refugees (resident in the UK)
- Children from UK military families, veterans, and partners of UK military personnel
The scholarship can be used towards tuition fees or Stipend (towards cost of equipment, living costs etc.) required for the course or a combination of both and you will be asked to specify this when applying for the scholarship.
Scholarships will be paid to the University to distribute to students who are in receipt of the scholarship. The University will pay the monies in 4 instalments over the duration of the course with the first payment being made at the start of the course.
Before applying for a scholarship, you must have applied for the course (click here).
To apply for the scholarship you need to complete the following form (click here) and either submit as part of your application to the course or e-mail a copy to firstname.lastname@example.org ensuring you include your full name, course title and Solent ID Number (if known) so we can match up to your application
For frequently asked questions (FAQ) on this scholarship please (click here)
September 2021 intake
- Deadline to apply for scholarship for September 2021 intake – Friday 25 June 2021.
- Review of scholarship applications for September 2021 intake – Friday 25 June 2021 – Wednesday 7 July 2021.
- Applicants contacted to advise of outcome of scholarship for September 2021 intake – After Wednesday 7 July 2021.