Vitalik Buterin PhD Fellowship in AI Existential Safety

Closing Date: 16/11/2023

Funding available for prospective or existing PhD students around the world who are planning to undertake work in the field of AI existential safety research.

The Future of Life Institute is a nonprofit organisation that funds research in management and prevention of catastrophic events resulting from transformative technologies such as AI, biotechnology and nuclear technology.

The Vitalik Buterin PhD Fellowship programme aims to support PhD students undertaking AI existential safety research by providing funding throughout the PhD programme. The Institute is looking for novel research project that address AI existential safety or existing projects targeting AI existential safety research for which no other funding is currently available. In addition, the programme provides workshops and networking opportunities for fellows to encourage interaction with other researchers in the field.

Funding is available to cover five years of the PhD programme, with the possibility of an extension.

Funding body Future of Life Institute
Maximum value 50,000 USD
Reference ID S25598
Category Science and Technology
Fund or call Fund