31 May 2019 For Early Applications

31 August 2019 For Regular Applications

31 October 2019 For Late Applications


Kigali, Rwanda.

(Partially Funded)


The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) is offering Partially-Funded Undergraduate Scholarships for students who are at least in the final year of their BSc program or BSc degree holders with an interest in data science and its related disciplines.

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The AIMS-Carnegie Research program in Data Science and its Applications aims to position Africa at the forefront of information science. It also seeks to ensure that scientists worldwide are able to fully contribute to the above goal.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Data science.
  • Mathematics.
  • Statistics.
  • Machine Learning.
  • Cluster Analysis.
  • Data Mining.
  • Big data Analytics.
  • Data Visualization.
  • Artificial Intelligence.
  • Neural Networks.
  • Deep Learning.
  • Deep Active Learning.
  • Cognitive Computing among others.

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

Depending on the ability of the applicant to finish the program up to 2 years.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Applicants can be from any country.
  • Applicants must hold at least a BSc degree in any field related to mathematical sciences before the start date of this position.
  • Applicants should be interested in undertaking research in Data Science and its related disciplines.
  • Knowledge in mathematical modelling would be an advantage.
  • Applicants must be open-minded, and must be willing to conduct their research at their preferred AIMS Research Centre, or a designated partner institution in one of the AIMS host centres.

Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded)

  • Successful candidates will each benefit from financial support of up to $10 000 annually for at most two years.
  • Applicants with an MSc degree could be eligible for a –year Master of Philosophy.
  • Funding is also available for conferences and international scientific events.

How to Apply

First Step:

  • Complete the online application portal to apply and submit supporting documents.
  • These supporting documents should be submitted in a PDF format and named using the following format: “AIMS-Carnegie-MSc–first and last name of applicant-type of document- month year of submission” e.g. “AIMS-Carnegie-Msc–JohnJake-CV-July2019”

Second Step:

  • Before starting the application process, applicants should provide complete and accurate contact information (email address, title, names) of two referees who will provide confidential letters of support on their behalf. (AIMS) will request these letters of support directly from the referees.
  • It is the applicant’s responsibility to provide their referees with a copy of the ‘Terms of Reference’ and the ‘Instructions for Referees’. The applicant is also responsible for ensuring that their referees have received the request for a letter of support from us and have submitted the requested letters to us on time.


  • Applications shall be considered complete if all the documents listed above, including support letters, are received by (AIMS) before the evaluation start date.
  • Incomplete or late applications will be reviewed during the subsequent evaluation period if all of the above supporting documents are eventually submitted. The application portal will remain open until prospective candidates are found.

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