£10,000 scholarships for Computer Science Conversion course in AI – Sept 2024 starts

  • DeadlineDeadline: 15 August 2024
  • South East, All EnglandSouth East, All England


The University of Kent is delighted to offer £10,000 scholarships to students accepted on the MSc Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence), a conversion Master’s course for graduates with little or no prior knowledge of computer science.

The School of Computing is delighted to have been awarded £180,000 for 2024-25 scholarships to encourage more students into the UK Artificial Intelligence workforce. There are 18 x £10k scholarships available, funded by the Office for Students (OfS) in partnership with the Department for Innovation, Science and Technology (DSIT). 
An important aim for this programme of work is to increase the number of people from groups currently underrepresented in the AI and data science fields, and to encourage graduates from diverse backgrounds to consider a future in these occupations.

More information about the course can be found at MSc Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence) conversion course.

Deadline: 15 August 2024


•    Students from an under-represented background (e.g. female, black, disabled, low socio-economic background – see further details

•    Nationality or residency status that meets the postgraduate masters’ loan criteria (

About the School of Computing

At Kent, you’ll work with outstanding academics who share your passion and can guide you towards new areas in your field. We’re committed to the advancement of equality in Science Engineering and Technology, and we celebrate and support all who have ambitions of a career in STEM. We love to shout about all the amazing research that happens at Kent, and what life is like on the beautiful campus. You can catch up with it all on our website, Facebook, X, Instagram, LinkedIn and TikTok.

How to apply

In order to apply for this scholarship you must have made an application for a programme of study at IPP login screen (   Providing you meet the above eligibility criteria, you will then be able to apply for this scholarship via your applicant portal.  We will be using a rolling application process where we will make decisions on the applications received.  When the 18 Scholarships have been allocated, we will then close the Scholarship application process.

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