The Eric and Wendy Schmidt AI in Science Postdoctoral Fellowship

Frequently Asked Questions

My background is in computer science; am I a good fit for this program?

This program will not support core AI research in computer science; rather, it will provide funding for fellows applying AI techniques to research in engineering and the natural and mathematical sciences.

My background is in applied mathematics or statistics; am I a good fit for this program?

Yes, the natural sciences covered by this program includes statistical and mathematical sciences. 

My background is in one of the social sciences; am I a good fit for this program?

No, this program will not support social sciences. 

Do you accept international applicants?


What are the restrictions on research topics?

Fellows may study any topic they wish in the context of natural sciences, engineering, and AI. The program will strive to identify appropriate mentorship based on Fellows’ interests. 

How long do fellowships last?

Fellows are appointed for two years with the potential for a third year. 

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