The Vector Institute is building an AI workforce to drive the competitiveness of Ontario-based companies and labs and to strengthen Ontario's position as a global destination in AI. The Vector Scholarship in Artificial Intelligence, valued at $17,500, helps to attract the best and brightest students to study in AI-related master's programs in Ontario. There are currently over 20 master's programs in Ontario recognized by the Vector Institute for equipping graduates with AI skills and competencies sought by industry. These include new and expanded programs in core technical and complementary areas such as business and health. By providing an increasing number of students and graduates with meaningful professional development and linking them to compelling internship and career opportunities through the Vector Digital Talent Hub, the Vector Institute is positioning Ontario to lead the way in AI adoption.
The Vector Scholarship in Artificial Intelligence supports the recruitment of top students to AI-related master's programs in Ontario. Valued at $17,500 for one year of full-time study at an Ontario university, these merit-based entrance awards recognize exceptional candidates pursuing a master's program recognized by the Vector Institute or who are following an individualized study path that is demonstrably AI-focused. Students in both core technical programs and complementary fields such as business and health are eligible for nomination.