IIT Madras will offer AI research fellowship exclusively for women

IIT Madras Robert Bosch Center for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (RBCDSAI) has launched applications for the post-baccalaureate scholarship.

“Post-baccalaureate scholars must undertake independent research under the mentorship of an RBCDSAI faculty member. They can work with various research teams and establish collaborations with the Centre’s many visitors and affiliates,” said Prof. B=Ravindran, Head, RBCDSAI.

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RBCSDAI is an interdisciplinary research center for data science and AI in India, known for its research in artificial intelligence and data science. The Center has the largest network of analytics, deep reinforcement learning, and the most active natural language processing and deep learning groups.

Outstanding female graduates and postgraduates, under the age of 28 as of March 31, 2022, are encouraged to apply for the 2-year AI and Data Science Fellowship.

The fellowship will be an opportunity to attend conferences and interact with top scientists from around the world. Their work can be published in top A* journals and conferences. They can join leading companies in data science and AI or pursue future research at top universities.

Fellows will receive support to attend Women in Tech events like ACM-W, Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing, etc. and a chance to be matched with a female mentor from academia or industry.

The scholarship offers an initial stipend of Rs 40,000 per month and depending on the experience and qualification of the candidate, it could be revised. Additionally, depending on the candidate’s performance during their work period, the faculty may provide a reference letter which will add value to the candidate’s profile in their future endeavors – both in academia and in industry.

To apply, click here.

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