Ethics in AI Scholarship

Full DPhil Scholarship supported by Schmidt Futures grant (the Institute for Ethics in AI)

The Institute for Ethics in AI is offering a scholarship funded by the Schmidt Futures grant, jointly bestowed upon Professor John Tasioulas and Professor Hélène Landemore in 2022, which presents a compelling opportunity for an outstanding young scholar to join the Institute in the academic year 2024/25 as a DPhil Student. The scholarship is open to all disciplines as long as the research focuses on AI, human rights and democracy.

The award winner will work under the supervision of Professor John Tasioulas, Professor of Ethics and Legal Philosophy and Director of the Institute for Ethics in AI, and participate in the Schmidt Futures project with Professor Helene Landemore.

There is no separate application process for any of the three scholarships. In order to be considered, you must submit your application for graduate study by the January deadline.

Eligibility: DPhil in Law
Special conditions: Research interest in AI, human rights and democracy
Value: Course fees
Maintenance costs (UKRI rate)
Duration: Full fee liability period
College: Any
Application: No separate application
Status: 2024/25 - allocated
Next year available: TBC

If you have any further questions regarding this scholarship, please feel free to contact Marie Watson, Institute for Ethics in AI Administrator, at

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