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Creating the Next Generation of
Data Scientists

Round 2
Application Deadline December 15, 2020

Note: Applications received after this date will be considered for Round 3.

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Grants and Subsidies of Over USD 300 Million!

For Empowering Data Science Education in Universities

Is your institution into engineering, computer science, business or Data Science education? Does your institution intend to introduce world-class data science programs for your students? This is the opportunity!

WDSI aims at accelerating the achievement of world-class in data-science education for universities in countries that need technology talent in great numbers to feed their economic and industrial growth. The World Data Science Initiative (WDSI) offers the world’s most comprehensive subsidy and grant initiative to help you reach the highest standard in Data Science through certifications and accreditation by world leaders like Data Science Council of America (DASCA). You can upgrade your current programs and introduce new data science programs.

We are nurturing a worldwide talent force of 250,000 professionals across universities and technology educators spanning over 60 nations.

Are you a part of this exciting journey yet?


Powering Growth of the Small

Data Science Talent is the Key

Economies today grow on the backs of technology, powered by ideas, entrepreneurship, and strategies informed by data.

WDSI empowers universities with the wherewithal to deliver world-class data science education that their youth need for great careers and their companies and countries need to get globally competitive. WDSI provides subsidy to shortlisted universities on student-certifications and accreditation by international standards bodies to help them get up to speed with global best-practices, curricula and standards in data science education, and expand their capacity to develop a large pool of data science talent.

It's time to be a part of the revolution.