Open Phil AI Fellowship — 2019 Class

Organization:
Open Phil AI Fellowship
Award Date:
05/2019
Amount:
$2,325,000
Purpose:
To provide scholarship support to eight machine learning researchers over five years.

The Open Philanthropy Project recommended a total of approximately $2,325,000 over five years in PhD fellowship support to eight promising machine learning researchers that together represent the 2019 class of the Open Phil AI Fellowship.[1] These fellows were selected from more than 175 applicants for their academic excellence, technical knowledge, careful reasoning, and interest in making the long-term, large-scale impacts of AI a central focus of their research. This falls within Open Philanthropy's work on potential risks from advanced artificial intelligence.

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Footnotes
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    This is an estimate because of uncertainty around future year tuition costs and currency exchange rates. This number may be updated as costs are finalized.