Apply now for the Microsoft Research AI & Society Fellows Program 2024. Microsoft recognizes the value of bridging academic, industry, policy, and regulatory worlds and seeks to ignite interdisciplinary collaboration that drives real-world impact.
The program aims to accelerate research collaboration between Microsoft Research and eminent scholars and experts across disciplines core to discussions at the intersection of AI and its impact on society.
The call for proposals is to target a specific set of research challenges. Microsoft will help make possible strategic collaboration, accelerate new research ideas, and contribute everywhere available works to gain scholarly discourse and benefit society more generally.
Eligibility and Requirements for the Society Fellows Program
Participants must meet the following:
- Participants must be scholars and leading experts from a wide range of fields and disciplines.
- Participants must be actively pursuing or have already earned their terminal degree in their respective field or discipline.
- Participants selected to be a part of the Microsoft Research AI & Society Fellows program is subject to disciplinary proceedings for inappropriate behavior, including but not limited to discrimination, harassment (including sexual harassment), or plagiarism will forfeit their funding.
Proposal Criteria for the Society Fellows Program
A strong proposal will contain the following:
- A proposal will demonstrate a clear understanding of the research challenge and its aims for societal impact.
- A Proposal must describe relevant work/accomplishments, demonstrate the alignment of one’s motivation to the research challenge, and outline the potential impact achieved through collaboration.
- A proposal must be written clearly in alignment with program guidelines.
- A proposal must consider that readability and clarity are valued in the review process.
The application deadline is November, 29th 2023.
For more information, visit the official webpage of Microsoft Research AI & Society Fellows Program 2024.