Applications are open for the Chevening Western Balkans Cyber Security Fellowship hosted by Cranfield University at the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom. The fellowship is funded by the Foreign, Commonwealth, and Development Office.
The fellowship is aimed at mid-career professionals from across the globe to enhance their knowledge with demonstrable leadership potential in the field of cyber security or cyber policy in the Western Balkans.
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As a British postgraduate public research university, Cranfield University is specializing in science, engineering, design, technology, and management. It was founded as the College of Aeronautics in 1946.
Why apply to this fellowship program? This is a ten-week fellowship program that provides fellows with an understanding of policy and legislative approaches in cyber security and its implications for national security, commercial opportunity, crime prevention, and the right to privacy.
Application Deadline: 7 March 2023.
- University or Organization: Cranfield University
- Department: NA
- Course Level: Research
- Award: Fully-funded
- Access Mode: Online
- Number of Awards: NA
- Nationality: International
- The award can be taken in the UK
- Eligible Countries: Be a citizen and currently live in one of the following: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Montenegro, or Serbia.
- Acceptable Course or Subjects: The scholarship will be awarded to applicants who have a postgraduate level qualification (or equivalent professional training or experience in a relevant area) at the time of application.
- Admissible Criteria: To be eligible for a Chevening Fellowship applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Be a citizen of a fellowship-eligible country or territory.
- Demonstrate the potential to rise to a position of leadership and influence.
- Demonstrate the personal, intellectual, and interpersonal attributes reflecting this potential.
- Return to your country of citizenship at the end of the period of the fellowship.
- Have a postgraduate level qualification (or equivalent professional training or experience in a relevant area) at the time of application.
- Meet all program-specific fellowship eligibility requirements.
- Not hold British or dual British citizenship.
- Not have received UK Government scholarship funding (including Chevening) within the last five years. Applicants will only be eligible to apply for a Chevening Fellowship after a period of five years following the completion of their first UK Government-funded scholarship.
- Not be an employee, a former employee, or relative* of an employee of His Majesty’s Government, or have been within the last two years from the opening of Chevening applications (including the Foreign, Commonwealth, and Development Office, all British Embassies/High Commissions, the Home Office, the Ministry of Defence, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, the Department for International Trade and the UKVI), the British Council, a sponsoring UK university, or a staff member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities.
How to Apply
- How to Apply: Applicants must complete an application via an online platform.
- Supporting Documents: Applicants must send all the required documents which will be required at the time of submitting the online application.
- Client Care Letter – only required if your fellowship host is not providing immigration guidance
- Health form
- Copy of the photo page of your passport
- Admission Requirements: All applicants must submit reference letters before their interview.
- Language Requirement: English language skills are required.
Each fellowship includes:
- Full program fees
- Living expenses for the duration of the fellowship
- Return economy airfare from the Western Balkans to the UK