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Scholarship in Canada

Funded Scholarship in Canada (Funding of $17,500 CAD)

Partially Funded
Country: Canada
City: Ontario
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Vector Institute Scholarships in Artificial Intelligence (VSAI) 2019-20 is open for application.

The Vector Scholarships in Artificial Intelligence are merit-based awards that recognize top candidates pursuing AI-related studies in master’s programs recognized by the Vector Institute or who are following an individualized study path that is demonstrably AI-focused in Ontario, Canada. Scholarships are for students in both core technical programs and complementary fields such as business or health care.

In order to receive a scholarship, students planning to enroll in an AI master’s program in the 2019-20 academic year must meet eligibility criteria including the submission of all necessary documentation to the administrator of the master’s program to which they have applied by the date set by the program. The Vector Institute will award up to 115 scholarships to meritorious students who pursue a full-time AI-related master’s degree in the Province of Ontario in the 2019-20 academic year.

Eligibility Requirements

To gain considerations for a scholarship, students must hold a GPA equivalent to a first class standing (A-) and take the following actions:

  • Apply and enrol for full-time study in an AI-related master’s program for the 2019-20 academic year in the province of Ontario that is:
  1.  recognized by the Vector Institute; or
  2. likewise, in an AI-related discipline that offers individualized study paths that are demonstrably AI-focused
  • Submit a 250-word (maximum) statement outlining the reason for pursuing a master’s in AI, relevant AI-related experience, and career aspirations. Submission should be directly to the program to which the student has applied and which has offered the student admission.
  • Furthermore, Acquire references from two referees, one of whom must be an academic.

Award Benefits

Scholarships are of $17,500 CAD for one full year of study.


Students cannot directly apply for the scholarship. Thus, interested students should contact the graduate administrator of the AI-related master’s program to which they have applied to indicate their interest for nomination and to confirm the date by which documents submissions must occur.

Submission deadlines vary by university and by program; candidates should confirm deadlines with the graduate administrator of the program to which they have applied. Programs must submit nominations to the Vector Institute by April 5, 2019; therefore, you must 250-word student statement and the two referee reports to the program well in advance of this date and by the deadline of the program of study.


Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline05 April,2019
Open toAll
OrganizerVector Institute
Contact the organizer[email protected]vectorinstitute.ai



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