Now Open: Stellenbosch University Fully Funded Scholarship 2024

Stellenbosch University offers a fully funded Master’s scholarship for eligible candidates of African origin who are interested in pursuing their studies in South Africa.

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Deadline:August 15, 2024
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Stellenbosch University is offering fully funded Masters scholarships to students interested in Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence. The MSc in Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence is a one-year structured master’s programme at Stellenbosch University, designed for students with a strong mathematical and computational background.

Eligibility Criteria for Stellenbosch University Scholarship 2024

To be considered for the 2024 Stellenbosch University Scholarship, you must have one of the following qualifications by the time of enrolment:

  • An honours degree in Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Mathematics, or Mathematical Statistics;
  • A four-year Bachelor’s degree in Engineering;
  • An NQF level 8 qualification deemed equivalent to the above, in a field closely linked to ML and AI.
  • You should also have existing and demonstrable proficiency in Python or an equivalent programming language, and be comfortable with numerical linear algebra, vector calculus, basic probability theory and statistics.
  • Though not strictly required, it is highly recommended that you should have already completed an introductory course on machine learning.

Scholarship Benefits

  • Tuition Fees: Full coverage of tuition fees for the duration of the program.
  • Living Expenses: Stipend to cover living costs such as accommodation, food, and personal expenses.
  • Research Funding: Additional funds for research-related expenses for postgraduate students.
  • Travel Allowances: In some cases, scholarships include travel allowances for international students.

Required Documents

To apply, candidates must be ready to submit the following documents;

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  • Application Form
  • A comprehensive CV
  • A letter of motivation
  • A statement of research interest
  • The letter of motivation can be short (1 page), on why you want to complete this programme, what you hope to get out of it, and what you might want to do after the programme.
  • The statement of research interest can be a short (1 page) letter on any specific interests you currently have within the fields of ML and AI.

Other Information

  • A number of full scholarships available for students from Africa. If you complete an application for the programme before 15 August, you will also be considered for a scholarship.
  • Successful applicants will be notified in September.

How to Apply

To apply for the 2024 Stellenbosch University Scholarship, interested and qualified applicants should;

  • Click on the apply button below to visit the scholarship webpage
  • Go to the applicant portal on SUNStudent, create a profile if you haven’t already, and log in.
  • Click on “Programme selection”.
    • Faculty: “Faculty of Science – Stellenbosch”
    • Programme type: “Postgraduate”
    • Programme: “MSc (Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence)”, full-time or part-time
  • Complete the required information from the menus on the left panel.
  • Successful applicants will be notified in September.

Deadline: August 15, 2024

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