Published: 01 Jan 1970 4,541 views
The African Center for Technology Studies has received a grant from the International Development Research Center (IDRC) and Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) to support the training of PhD students in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) as well as the research work of Early Career Academics or Scholars (Early Career and Post-Doc) in AI & ML. The research work within this program must be within AI and centered around STEM disciplines that attempt to address any of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The award of the scholarships shall strive to achieve uniform distribution of beneficiaries across anglophone, francophone and lusophone sub-Saharan Africa. There will also be effort to achieve fair distribution in terms of gender and region. The supported studies MUST adhere to responsible AI.
The African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS) is a pioneering development research think tank on harnessing applications of science, technology and innovation policies for sustainable development in Africa. ACTS is an Intergovernmental organization founded in 1988 to pursue policy oriented research towards strengthening the capacity of African countries and institutions to harness science and technology for sustainable development. ACTS envisions a sustainable economic, social and environmental future for Africa, through science, technology and innovation. Article 3 of the Ch... continue reading
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Each successful student will work under a professor who will receive a grant of upto US$ 45,500 which will cover the following:
The process of identifying professors is ongoing.
For more details, visit ACTS website.