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University of Wisconsin–Madison

American Family Funding Initiative in the field of data science

The American Family Funding Initiative offers grants up to $100K to stimulate and support cutting-edge, highly innovative and groundbreaking research in the rapidly growing field of data science, including computing and artificial intelligence. American Family Insurance has partnered with UW–Madison through the American Family Insurance Data Science Institute (DSI) to provide this research funding opportunity. UW–Madison faculty and staff with permanent PI status are eligible to apply. Additional details are available here. The application deadline is March 11.

The DSI is a campus-wide research institute that aims to bring the power of data science to every discipline. Contact founding director Brian Yandell ( to discuss this funding initiative and other data science opportunities.