OpenAI Scholars study deep learning and produce an open-source research project during an intensive six-month program where they receive stipends and mentorship from OpenAI.
With guidance from our world-class researchers, scholars will be mentored through designing, building, and producing an open-source research project. Throughout the program, they will document their experience via an ongoing blog with the goal of inspiring others to join the field.
Why we’re doing this
Diversity in the AI research field is core to AI having a positive effect on the world—it’s necessary to ensure that these advanced systems in the future are built to benefit everyone. While many Scholars choose to join OpenAI permanently after the program, we want this program to improve diversity in the field at large.
OpenAI provides each Scholar with
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Eligible candidates should
How to apply
We’re open to all experience levels and backgrounds that meet the above criteria. It’s a common myth that you need a Ph.D. to work at OpenAI—in fact, many OpenAI employees don’t have one yet still contribute incredible results to the field.
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