The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Tata Consultancy Services Ltd (TCS) are awarding fellowship for Indians for a new Chevening TCS Cyber Programme. It is a twelve week programme leading to PGCert in the field of cyber security and public policy in India at Cranfield university. The ideal candidate will be a government or private sector mid-career professional with leadership potential and experience in any relevant discipline. The application deadline is 26 September 2014.
Study Subject(s): Fellowships are awarded for Chevening TCS Cyber Programme. The course will be delivered at Cranfield University and will focus on the following areas:
-Cyber threats, including: the threat landscape, threat and risk assessment, the implications for national security, and the relevance of internet governance structures; and the protection of critical national infrastructure;
-The economics of online business, cyber security consumer awareness and consumer protection, technology adoption challenges, the relevance of open source, and effective technology adoption by consumers;
-Cyber crime and Internet law, including the economic impact of cyber crime, domestic and international approaches to countering cyber crime, Internet law, law enforcement concerns, privacy concerns, the use and abuse of social media, and accountability in cyberspace;
-Relevant issues and challenges particular to the UK and India.
Course Level: Fellowships are available for a twelve week programme leading to PGCert.
Scholarship Provider: The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Tata Consultancy Services Ltd (TCS)
Scholarship can be taken at: UK
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-Normally a 1st or 2nd class honours degree or relevant professional equivalent. Alternatively, a lesser qualification together with appropriate work experience may be acceptable. Students whose native language is not English must attain an IELTS score of 6.5.
–An excellent academic background in science, engineering or technology or considerable experience of working in such fields (min seven years)
-At least seven years’ work experience by the time they apply and at least five more working years ahead after the end of the program.
-Work experience in Cyber Security/Cyber Policy issues either as a policy formulator, commentator or academic
-An excellent academic background in science, engineering or technology or considerable experience of working in such fields (min seven years)
Scholarship Open for International Students: Fellowships are open for Indian nationals.
Scholarship Description: The Chevening TCS Cyber Programme is a new program starting in 2014 for mid-career Indian nationals in the field of cyber security and public policy in India. The ideal candidate will be a government or private sector mid-career professional with leadership potential and experience in any relevant discipline. The primary objectives of the Chevening India Programme are:
– To promote Indo-UK social, technological, cultural, economic, and commercial interests
– To increase knowledge of and respect for British Institutions and values
-To forge lasting ties with India’s future leaders, opinion formers and decisions makersin politics, government, business, journalism, science and technology and civil society.
Number of award(s): Up to six fellowships will be awarded.
Duration of award(s): Fellowship is awarded for a twelve week programme.
What does it cover? Each Fellowship will include:
-Full program fees
-Living expenses for the duration of the Fellowship
-Return airfare from India to UK
-Reimbursement of UK Student Visitor Visa fee
Selection Criteria: Not Known
Notification: Not Known
How to Apply: The mode of sending application is online. Follow the instructions on the Apply page to submit your application.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application will close on 26 September 2014.