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"THE TECH LEADERS OF TOMORROW"
Scholarship Program: "Becas Air: Tech Leaders of Tomorrow"
Type/Format: Online, classroom, blended
Aimed at: Open to everyone, students, graduates, postgraduates
Nationalities: All countries
Country of residence: Any
Vacancies/Number of Seats: Unlimited
The Air Institute and its patrons and partners offer scholarship programs for online/classroom/blended training and/or research so that you may deepen your knowledge and become acquainted with disruptive, emerging technologies whose knowledge is in high demand and offers greater career prospects.
The scholarships are open to everyone and -in particular- to support the development of excellence within groups with few or scarce resources. That is, open to all people, and specifically to those with an outstanding academic or professional career and/or limited economic, technological, or other resources.
Scholarship recipients will receive a certificate of accreditation from the Air Institute and the corresponding collaborating entities once the activity (studies, research) for which the scholarship was granted has been completed.
The aim of the scholarships is to promote talent and foster training and/or research in disruptive and/or emerging disciplines in a labor market dominated by digitization and the continuous need for skill upgrading.
AIR Institute is committed to ensuring that no one is left behind in our technologically advancing world. The scholarships are designed to reduce the potential risk of inequity arising from the social impact of technological advances. Thus, seeking to meet the training needs of individuals, in response to the knowledge divide in society and in specific population groups, such as populations at risk of exclusion because of age, gender, place of birth, or other.
FIELDS OR AREAS (Categories)
The scholarships are aimed at both promoting training and research in areas related to cutting-edge technologies.
Thus, on the one hand, the fields of research and/or areas of knowledge related to all disruptive or emerging technologies and specifically, those linked to the matters of interest to the Air Institute Foundation, among them, artificial intelligence, bioinformatics, blockchain, cybersecurity, deep learning, e-health, energy, fintech, internet of things (IoT), natural language processing, quantum artificial intelligence, robotics, smart cities, social computing.
And on the other hand, the development of fundamentals for the understanding and leveraging of disruptive or emerging technologies and specifically, all those linked to the research interests of the Air Institute Foundation, among them, computer science, economics, business administration, marketing, finance, accounting, medicine, languages, education, social sciences, and combinations of the above, in particular, entrepreneurship, educational technology, e-learning, financial technology, financial technology education.
TRAINING OFFER AND/OR FIELDS OF RESEARCH
Studies and/or fields of research offered by the Foundation itself, partners and/or collaborators, with which it has or develops collaboration agreements that include the field of training, and through the different platforms, projects, and initiatives in which it participates or collaborates, currently or in the future.
Among others, specifically, learning and/or training programs offered by the BISITE research group, partners, or collaborators (e.g., courses, expert degrees, or master's degrees).
FINANCIAL AND NON-FINANCIAL SUPPORT (Economic endowment and more)
The amount and form of the scholarship will be determined on a case-by-case basis.
SELECTION PROCESS / TYPES OF GRANTS AND SCHOLARSHIPS
Competitive award: Criteria for the selection of the beneficiaries of the scholarships will be defined by the regulatory basis.
Simple or direct award: Grants for which there is no competition and for which the funds are released directly for the training or research action (i.e., covering, in whole or in part, the activity that is the object of the aid), with the fulfillment of the requirements by the beneficiaries and awarded in order of application until the budget allocation is covered.
If applicable, the requirements that participants will have to meet for admission will be defined in the regulatory basis.
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