Can we submit both a Form A and a Form B? The Form B for those students who are not enrolled in the recognized AI-specialization?
Several programs have introduced a formal AI specialization identifying those students pursuing formally designated AI-related study within a broader degree program; as such only Form A should be [...]
At our institution, the referees’ letters can only be used for the purpose of determining admission, how do we proceed?
First, seek advice from your institution. It is generally the case that the admission to program file (inclusive of all materials) may be used for the purpose of adjudicating meritbased funding [...]
If students in a non-recognized program have yet to develop a clear study plan, can they still be nominated?
It is a requirement that a plan of study that is demonstrably AI-related be provided for each nominee ranked using Form B. *Note that programs using Form B may have an earlier deadline for [...]
Do AI-related programs that are seeking recognition, but are not yet listed among Vector’s recognized programs nominate students using Form A?
Only programs that have been recognized can use Form A (see list: https://vectorinstitute.ai/aieducation/; all others, including those “in progress’, must use Form B.
While there is no restriction imposed at this time, the VSAI are merit-based and programs should restrict their nominations to only those candidates ranking in the top echelon.
Nominees must be new to program in September 2018 or be starting their AI- related program in the 2018-19 academic year (i.e. January 2019 or May 2019 start).