Fully Funded Summer School Undergraduate Scholarship at York University, Canada
The application deadline for Fully Funded Summer School Undergraduate Scholarship at York University, Canada is on March 15, 2019.
The multi-institutional, interdisciplinary CREATE Program in Data Analytics and Visualization (DAV) at York University in Toronto offers an *all-expenses-paid undergraduate summer school on big data science.
The program includes talks by CREATE DAV faculty and industry experts on current research topics in big data science, as well as hands-on experience in York and OCAD U laboratories. The curriculum reflects the wide range of research areas at CREATE DAV, which includes research on machine learning, data mining, signal processing, computer vision, image processing, computer graphics, virtual human modeling, serious games, natural language processing, human perception & cognition, visualization & design.
The program accepts undergraduate students who are interested in pursuing a career a career in the big data science. It is intended mainly for students who are planning to apply to graduate school in late 2019, and are interested in investigating interdisciplinary research aspects of the big data science. Citizens of all countries are eligible.
Topics of Interest
– Data Mining
– Signal Processing
– Computer Vision
– Geomatics Engineering
– Computer Graphics
– Virtual Human Modeling
– Serious Games
– Natural Language Processing
– Human Perception & Cognition
– Visualization & Design
The all-expenses-paid undergraduate summer school program includes talks by CREATE DAV faculty and industry experts on cutting-edge interdisciplinary research topics on big data science, as well as York and OCAD U lab tours.
The program is designed for undergraduate students who are interested in pursuing a career in the big data science and visualization.
We provide on campus accommodations and cover transportation costs*. The program covers transportation costs (*up to $1,300 CAD), and provides on-campus accommodations and meals.
Some Important FAQs
Who is eligible to apply?
A senior (year 3, preferably) undergraduate student that has a background in Computer Science, Math, Engineering or Psychology.
Is this program only for undergraduates?
Most of our applicants are undergraduates, but anyone who is considering applying to a master’s or Ph.D. program can apply.
Is this program only for Canadian students?
We accept applicants from anywhere; however, the program will cover travel expenses up to 1,300 CAD. In other words, should the cost of the travel exceed that amount, the applicant will be responsible for paying the remainder of their travel expenses.
Is this program only for students with a background in computer science?
Big data science and visualization is a highly interdisciplinary field, and anyone with a background in Computer Science, Math, Engineering or Psychology and a strong interest in pursuing graduate studies in the subject is encouraged to apply.
What grades do I need to be accepted?
Admission is competitive, and most of our attendees have GPA’s in the A range. However, other strengths such as laboratory experience or excellent quantitative skills can make up for average grades.
Do I have to stay on campus?
We will provide on-campus accommodations in student residences, and we have found that attendees (including local students) get more out of the summer school if they stay on campus. However, you’re free to find your own accommodations elsewhere if you live nearby or have friends nearby.
Do I need a visa to travel to Canada?
Consult your local Canadian embassy or consulate. We will provide any documentation you need from us to apply for a visa for the duration of the summer school.
The application deadline is March 15, 2019.
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