AI Scholarships — Scholarship Support (2018)

Organization:
AI Scholarships
Award Date:
02/2018
Amount:
$159,000
Purpose:
Scholarships to be used for tuition, fees, living expenses, and travel expenses during degree programs related to artificial intelligence.

During 2018, the Open Philanthropy Project recommended a total of approximately $159,000 over two years in scholarship support to two artificial intelligence researchers.[1] The funding is intended to be used for the students’ tuition, fees, living expenses, and travel during their respective degree programs, and is part of an overall effort to grow the field of technical AI safety by supporting value-aligned and qualified early-career researchers. Recipients include:

This support falls within Open Philanthropy's work on potential risks from advanced artificial intelligence.

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    This is an estimate because of uncertainty around future year tuition costs and currency exchange rates.