Key information

  • Value
    £6,000
  • Study Level
    Postgraduate
  • Study Mode
    Full-time

About this opportunity

Allstate is one of the largest property and liability insurance companies in the US and a Forbes 100 company. Established in 1998, Allstate NI has over 2,400 employees and provides a range of innovative, critical business support services to its parent company including technology, data, cybersecurity and finance.

As an award-winning company Allstate is recognised globally for its commitment to empowering every employee to lead and drive change, for embracing inclusive diversity and building stronger communities.

Allstate are providing a scholarship of £6,000 for one Ulster University post-graduate student to support them with their full-time studies on the MSc in Artificial Intelligence, commencing September 2021.

The Allstate AI Scholarship is aimed at students who have had and/or continue to experience challenges to accessing post-graduate education.

Key dates:

Applications for this scholarship are currently closed.

How to Apply

Email Paula Kelly at p.kelly@ulster.ac.uk to request an application form and a secure link where you can upload your supporting evidence, stating Allstate AI Scholarship Application in the subject line.

Before requesting an application form, please read the eligibility criteria thoroughly.

Eligibility criteria

Essential Criteria

Applicants must fulfil ALL the following:

  • Hold a UF offer for the UU MSc in AI course starting in September 2021.
  • Be eligible for NI fee status at UU.
  • Be a resident of NI or ROI.

Desirable Criteria

Applicants may fulfil ONE or MORE of the following criteria (please supply evidence for ALL criteria that are relevant to you):

  • Having financial barriers i.e. household income below specified thresholds at the end of March 2021. To meet this criterion household must be below £27,434 or €31,500.
  • Being the main carer for a family member or dependent.
  • Having experience of being placed in care.
  • Being in receipt of disability or personal independence payments.
  • Residing in an area of high deprivation/low participation i.e., with a permanent NI home postcode with deciles 1 to 4 of the NI Multiple Deprivation Measure.  A Lookup Tool is available.  Any SOA ranked 356 or less is considered decile 1 to 4.
  • Attended a NI post-primary school with a FSME of 40% or more.
  • ROI students – similar evidence to be given.

Eligible Campus Locations

Students studying at the following campuses are eligible to apply for the scholarship.

  • Belfast