News Call for Applications for Travel Scholarships for The Responsible AI Forum 2021

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The Responsible AI Forum (TRAIF) brings together members of industry, civil society, government and academia to discuss the most relevant and pressing issues related to the responsible use of AI through shared stories, cutting edge research and practical applications.

The Responsible AI Network – Africa (RAIN-Africa) travel scholarship provides support for up to three AI academics and researchers to attend the 3-day event in Munich, Germany. One scholarship will be specifically reserved for a researcher or academic from Ghana. The application is therefore aimed at Africa AI stakeholders wishing to inform our global network about their research and practice through productive discussion, exchange, and demonstration.

Eligibility and Funding

This scholarship is only open to AI stakeholders in Africa from non-profit institutions. Applicants must simultaneously submit an abstract to participate in the TRAIF (See „How to Apply“ section).

The selected applicants will receive reimbursement for (1) round trip air travel from an African Country to Munich, (2) local transport in Munich, (3) conference registration fees and (4) 3-days of hotel accommodation in Munich.

How to Apply
Applications can be submitted until 15 February 2021 by sending the following documents to

  • A current CV
  • A motivation letter stating why you would like to attend the conference (max. one page)
  • Verification of submission of an abstract to present at the TRAIF (see TRAIF Abstract Submission Page)
    Winners will be notified approximately 4 weeks after application deadline. They will also be asked to take part in the RAIN-Africa workshop to occur during the TRAIF.
    If you have any questions please contact: