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Artificial Intelligence and Data Science Bursaries

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Up to £10,000

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Postgraduate (UK)

Widening participation students studying MSc Artificial Intelligence and Data Science

About this award

Applications are open for scholarships to study in 2023/24.

The University has a large number of further scholarships, worth £10,000 each, to support widening participation students in the full-time study of the MSc Artificial Intelligence and Data Science.

Applications for these scholarships are open to prospective new students who have applied to join the course in September 2023.


How to apply

To apply for the award, you should first apply to study MSc Artificial Intelligence and Data Science. 

Then, complete the form and answer the following questions:

  1. Why do you want to study this conversion Masters?
  2. What is your plan for joining the UK workforce after graduation? Please be as specific as possible.

When reviewing your application, we will look at personal circumstances, widening participation criteria and take into account academic background, achievements and excellence. All decisions on scholarships are both discretionary and final. 

This is a competitive scholarship scheme, and eligibility for the scholarship does not guarantee an award. The Faculty of Science and Engineering will review all applications to generate a ranked list.

Apply for this bursary now.

Deadline:  31 July 2023 at 23:59 UK time.



The scholarships are being funded by the Department for Science, Innovation and Technology (DSIT) and Office for Artificial Intelligence (OAI) and have been awarded to the University of Hull by the Office for Students (OfS).

The eligibility criteria detailed below, which are a requirement of the funding award, have been determined by the Government/Office for Students. The criteria have not been determined by the participating universities.

To be eligible for scholarship funding, students must meet the UK Government nationality or residency status criteria, specifically:

  • You’re a UK national or Irish citizen or have settled status under the EU Settlement Scheme or indefinite leave to remain so there are no restrictions on how long you can stay
  • You normally live in England
  • You’ve been living in the UK, the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man for 3 years in a row before the first day of the first academic year of your course (apart from temporary absences such as holidays)


  • Are a refugee (including family members)
  • Have humanitarian protection (including family members)
  • Are a stateless person (including family members)

Further information regarding the status criteria is available on the UK Government’s website.

Scholarships are open to all applicants who meet the nationality/residency criteria and one or more of the following criteria, with priority given to the first four groups:

  • Women
  • Black students
  • Students registered disabled
  • Students from low socio-economic backgrounds
  • Care experienced or care leaving students
  • Estranged students
  • Gypsy, Roma and Traveller students
  • Refugees
  • Children from military families
  • Veterans and partners of military personnel


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