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Google DeepMind Scholarships

About the award

Level: Masters
Course: MSc Artificial Intelligence (AI) (FT) ; MSc Computer Science (FT) ; MSc Machine Learning for Visual Data Analytics (FT) ; MSc Computer Games (FT) ; MSc Bioinformatics (FT); MSc AI in the Biosciences (FT); MSc AI for Drug Discovery (FT); MSc AI and Machine Learning in Sciences (FT).
Country: All
Value:  Each Google DeepMind Scholarship will cover the cost of tuition fees, a living allowance of £17,000, an annual £2,200 conference travel allowance and a one-off equipment grant of £1,700. Scholars are also offered support from a Google DeepMind mentor, and have opportunities to attend leading Artificial Intelligence academic conferences and Google DeepMind events.
No. of awards: 3
Deadline: 10 June 2024 at 9am (UK)

More information

Queen Mary University of London aims to encourage students from diverse backgrounds to consider a future in AI and related disciplines and to increase the number of people from groups currently underrepresented in the field.  

In the spirit of this ambition, applications for the Google DeepMind Scholarships will be considered from students who identify as female and students from Black backgrounds.

There are three scholarships available for the 2024-2025 academic year.  

1 scholarship is available for a Home student with an offer to study: 

1. MSc Artificial Intelligence (FT); 2. MSc Computer Science (FT); 3. MSc Machine Learning for Visual Data Analytics (FT); 4. MSc Computer Games (FT) . 

1 scholarship is available for a Home student with an offer to study: 

5. MSc Bioinformatics (FT); 6. MSc Artificial Intelligence in the Biosciences (FT); 7. MSc Artificial Intelligence for Drug Discovery (FT); 8. MSc Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Sciences (FT). 

1 scholarship is available for an International student on any of the programmes (1-8) listed above. 

Eligibility criteria 

To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to be a member of at least one of the under-represented groups mentioned below as well as having an offer to study on one of the programmes listed above.  

a. Identify as female 
b. Any Black background, including Black British, Black African, Black Caribbean, and mixed Black and another ethnicity.  

Consideration will be given to applicants from groups ‘a’ and ‘b’ for students applying for programmes 1-4 (listed above). For students applying for programmes 5-8 (listed above), priority will be given to applicants from group ‘b.  If we receive more eligible applicants than scholarships, funding decisions will be made based on your written personal statement provided in your scholarship application as well as on academic merit. 

Application and Selection Process 

  1. First, please check your eligibility to apply. The panel will not consider any applications that do not meet eligibility criteria and awards may be withdrawn if applicants are later found not to have met the eligibility criteria or to have provided false information.
  2. Please complete and submit your application online.
    To complete your application, you will need to provide:
    1. Your Queen Mary Applicant ID Number (provided when you submitted your Master’s application online)
    2. A statement of purpose detailing why you should be considered for the award, what motivated your interest in this area of study at Queen Mary University of London, and how you will benefit from the scholarship. 
  3.  A selection panel will meet in June 2024 to review applications and take a final decision on the award based on academic merit and the statement of purpose. Applicants will receive notification of the outcome by 5 July 2024.   


Queries relating to the Google DeepMind Scholarships can be addressed to the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science at Queen Mary University of London.  

Terms and Conditions 

Please note that the scholarship cannot be deferred. 

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