The AIMS PhD in Data Science for Emerging African Scientists in Rwanda is now accepting applications for the 2022/23 academic year.
Data science is rapidly establishing itself as a crucial subject with significant implications for economic growth and development. Emerging African scientists will be able to perform cutting-edge data science research and work toward a PhD degree within a high-quality training program in Africa, in collaboration with foreign universities, via AIMS’ doctoral training program.
The curriculum will concentrate on the theoretical underpinnings of data science as well as data science applications to enhance Africans’ everyday lives. It is based on the belief that current data science methodologies need a blend of skills from the fields of mathematics, statistics, computer science, and applied sciences.
Worth of Award
- 7 positions available
- Program duration: 3 years, with the option of extending to the fourth year.
- Fully funded (stipend, equipment, health insurance, relocation costs, conference attendance, direct cost to graduating institution such as tuition fees and registration fees)
- Teams of international supervisors from prestigious research institutes
- Topics for research that push the limits of data science
AIMS PhD in Data Science | Eligibility Criteria
- Master’s degree in mathematics, statistics, computer science, engineering, physics, or another comparable discipline (finished by September 2022);
Prior work (courses/thesis/other training) demonstrates sufficient theoretical underpinnings;
- Qualifications for doing research on the selected subject, including related programming experience;
- Academic achievement and participation in relevant academic activities demonstrate research potential.
- Being an African citizen provides motivation for earning a PhD via study in the specified area.
How to Apply for the AIMS PhD in Data Science
All applications must be submitted via the official website.
Deadline: Selected students will begin in October 2022.
For more information and to apply, go here.
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