Application is invited to apply for City University of London Doctoral Studentships – School of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Engineering. City, University of London offers two full-time three-year Ph.D. studentships for entry in October 2020.
Applications are invited from exceptional UK, EU, and international candidates who wish to conduct cutting-edge research in Artificial Intelligence. The City University of London Scholarship cover tuition fees as well as travel allowances.
This scholarship is offered within a research collaboration between the Defense Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl), ENSTA Paris and SMCSE as part of the joint research doctoral program between the United Kingdom and France in the project “Principle of free energy as a promoter of adaptive cognitive architectures “.
City University of London UK Scholarship
- University: City University of London
- Country: UK Scholarship
- Scholarship level: PhD
- Scholarship Worth: £18,000 per year & Travel budget
- Deadline: August 9, 2020
Candidates are expected to acquire the following eligibility criteria for City of London University Ph.D. scholarships 2020;
- Applicants must be international students.
- Hold a master’s degree in Computer Science or Artificial Intelligence.
- Be proficient in Python, have a solid experience in deep learning, and a deep understanding of mathematics for artificial intelligence.
- Have an interest in behavioral neuroscience (learning theory, computational cognitive science)
- Be able to demonstrate competence in the use of oral and written English.
English Language Requirement: Candidates whose native language is not English must meet at least one of the following: A minimum overall IELTS score of 6.5, with a minimum of 6.0 in each of the four components, a minimum total TOEFL score 99, with a minimum of 22 in each of the four components, earning a master’s degree from an English-speaking country.
Each PhD scholarship will provide:
- An annual scholarship (£ 18,000 per year)
- Full tuition fees for Home / EU applicants. Foreign applicants are also welcome but should take the necessary steps to cover the difference between tuition fees abroad (outside the UK / Home) and at home (UK ) UK / EU)
The online application can be found in the How to Apply section below and must include the following supporting documents:
- Copies of official English translation certificates and transcripts:
- Official work email addresses (not private) for two referees (one of whom must be academic).
- Proof of English language proficiency.
- Personal CV
- Personal statement.
How to apply
Applications are welcome from people who want to do research on the project. You should discuss your request in advance with Dr. Michael Garcia-Ortiz ([email protected]).
Please identify the project “Free Energy Principle as Drive for Adaptative Cognitive Architectures” in your application.