Supporting the Next Generation Scholarships Program

Our Supporting the Next Generation Scholarships Program is designed to encourage individuals with outstanding work, from college to post-doctoral level, to undertake or pursue research or research-creation activities in the area of AI and digital societal impacts and responsible innovation. Find out more about our currently open competitions.

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OBVIA/IVADO Master’s Scholarship Indigenous Peoples and AI: Challenges of Power, Inequality and Discrimination

OBVIA and IVADO are offering a scholarship to a student in Master’s degree program with thesis to work on issues of power, inequality and discrimination in artificial intelligence (AI) specific to indigenous peoples.

This scholarship aims to encourage the development of new knowledge on the social impact of AI on Indigenous Peoples, particularly on issues related to existing inequalities or risks of discrimination in the development and deployment of AI systems. It encourages interdisciplinary research projects, mobilizing indigenous knowledge and methodologies, and/or in partnership with stakeholders/communities impacted by AI.

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