Open Phil AI Fellowship — 2020 Class

Organization:
Open Phil AI Fellowship
Award Date:
05/2020
Amount:
$2,300,000
Purpose:
To provide scholarship support to 10 machine learning researchers over five years.

Open Philanthropy recommended a total of approximately $2,300,000 over five years in PhD fellowship support to 10 promising machine learning researchers that together represent the 2020 class of the Open Phil AI Fellowship.[1] These fellows were selected from more than 380 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 focus area of 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.