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Applications Open for IIT Madras’ AI Fellowship for Women; Stipend from Rs 40,000

The two-year research fellowship in artificial intelligence and data science by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras is open for eligible women under the age of 28.

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Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras’ Robert Bosch Centre for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (RBCDSAI) has announced a fellowship in artificial intelligence and data science. Only women with a four-year bachelor’s or a master’s degree in relevant streams can apply for this post-baccalaureate (BACC) fellowship.

Things to know:

  • Women under the age of 28 as of 31 December 2021 can apply for the fellowship.
  • Applicants should have a four-year bachelor’s or a master’s degree in areas relevant to RBCDSAI like AI, Data Science, Applied Statistics and so on.
  • Visit the official website to get the full list of eligibility criteria.
  • The initial stipend amount starts at Rs 40,000 per month and depending upon the experience and qualification of the candidate, it may increase.
  • Candidates get a chance to pick their faculty advisor based on research interests, alignment and availability after being interviewed by them.
  • This position is categorised as project staff under a project.
  • Fellows will get chances to attend talks and interact with top scientists from around the world.
  • There are chances of getting published in top journals and conferences.
  • Candidates will get an opportunity to attend women in tech events like ACM-W and Grace Hopper Celebration of women in computing.
  • Other benefits like maternity leave and a female mentor can also be received upon request.
  • Health insurance is provided to each post-BACC fellow.
  • Library privileges inside the institute are also provided.
  • For more details, visit the official website.

How to apply:

  • Fill out the official form with relevant details.
  • Updated your resume, statement of purpose and other documents that are to be uploaded.
  • Candidates can enter the preferred faculties’ (three) names while applying.
  • Selected candidates will be notified through SMS/ email.
  • If selected, the candidate is expected to accept the offer immediately and provide a joining date within six weeks from the date of receiving the offer letter.
  • For more information, go through the official website.

Important dates:

  • Last date of application – 8 March 2022

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