Fully funded master and PhD scholarship at Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence

Deadline : 15 Sep 2020

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Fully funded master and PhD scholarship at Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence

About: 

MBZUAI is a modern and innovative university offering a choice of graduate programs in Artificial Intelligence that are relevant to market needs, with an aim to help students succeed in their chosen career and leverage their acquired knowledge to tackle some of the greatest challenges of our time.

At MBZUAI offers an array of graduate programs designed for the pursuit of advanced specialized knowledge and skills in artificial intelligence. Our dedicated faculty and staff provide encouragement and guidance to enable you to make the right choices.

Programs:

PhD:

PhD machine learning, 

PhD computer vision, 

PhD natural language processing,

Master:

 

Master machine learning, 

Master computer vision, 

Master natural language processing,

Master admission requirements: 

 

-Completed Degree: Bachelor of Science or equivalent from a top-ranked university accredited or recognized by the UAE Ministry of Education (MOE). Students should have a minimum CGPA of 3.2 (on a 4.0 scale) or equivalent and provide their complete degree certificates and transcripts (in English) when submitting their application. A degree attestation (for degrees from the UAE) or an equivalency certificate (for degrees acquired outside the UAE) should also be furnished within their first semester at the university. For more details on the attestation and equalization procedures, please visit the UAE MOE website.

-English Language: Each applicant has to show proof of English language ability by providing either a valid (not more than 2 years old) TOEFL iBT (with a minimum overall score of 90, with 20 or above in each element, taken in one sitting) or IELTS Academic (with a minimum grade of 6.5, with 6.0 or above in each element, taken in one sitting). As per the updated rules of the UAE Ministry of Higher Education, exemption from the English Language Proficiency requirement will ONLY be granted to native English speakers (based on nationality and passport) who graduated from universities in countries wherein English is the first language.

-Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General score is a plus and would be considered in the evaluation of the applicants. (optional)

-Statement of Purpose:In a 500 to 1,000-word essay, the applicant should present his/her motivation for applying to the university. It may include information regarding the applicant's personal and academic background as well as his/her chosen career path; goals as a prospective student; graduation plans; and other details that will support the application.

PhD admission requirements: 

 

Completed Degree: Master of Science or equivalent from a top-ranked university accredited or recognized by the UAE Ministry of Education (MOE). Students should have a minimum CGPA of 3.2 (on a 4.0 scale) or equivalent and provide their complete degree certificates and transcripts (in English) when submitting their application. A degree attestation (for degrees from the UAE) or an equivalency certificate (for degrees acquired outside the UAE) should also be furnished within their first semester at the university. For more details on the attestation and equalization procedures, please visit the UAE MOE website.

-English Language: Each applicant has to show proof of English language ability by providing either a valid (not more than 2 years old) TOEFL iBT (with a minimum overall score of 90, with 20 or above in each element, taken in one sitting) or IELTS Academic (with a minimum grade of 6.5, with 6.0 or above in each element, taken in one sitting). As per the updated rules of the UAE Ministry of Higher Education, exemption from the English Language Proficiency requirement will ONLY be granted to native English speakers (based on nationality and passport) who graduated from universities in countries wherein English is the first language.

-Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General score is a plus and would be considered in the evaluation of the applicants. (optional)

-Statement of Purpose: In a 500 to 1,000-word essay, the applicant should present his/her motivation for applying to the university. It may include information regarding the applicant's personal and academic background as well as his/her chosen career path; goals as a prospective student; graduation plans; and other details that will support the application.

-Research proposal: It is a 3-5 page document summarizing the potential research project an applicant is interested in working on. The proposal should clearly justify the research gap which the applicant would like to fill in over the course of his/her study. It must be presented in the context of currently existing literature. The proposal must provide an overview of how he/she aims to investigate the underlying research project, and what are the expected outcomes. The proposal could also mention his/her relevance and suitability for the project. Finally, the proposal should highlight the scientific and commercial significance of the project. Note that applicants are expected to write a proposal completely independently. MBZUAI selection team will read an applicant’s proposal and use it as one of the measures to gauge and assess his/her skills. MBZUAI faculty will NOT help applicants write a research proposal for the purpose of the application.

Benefits: 

All admitted students on a full-time basis are granted upon acceptance the privilege to complete their study with a full scholarship including 100% tuition fees, accommodation, health insurance and other benefits.

A monthly allowance will be provided to all admitted students during their study period at MBZUAI. However, and in order to maintain their scholarships, stipends and other benefits, students are expected to maintain high academic standing, comply with the University code of conduct and fulfill certain requirements during their study tenure.

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Area: Middle East

Opportunities: Scholarships , Master , PhD

Host Country: United Arab Emirates

Eligible Country: This opportunity is destined for all countries

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