The university of Waikato is accepting applications for Sir William Gallagher Cyber Security funding for a master’s program. The grant is open to domestic students at the Faculty of Computing and Mathematical Sciences.
The purpose of the Sir William Gallagher Cyber Security Scholarship is to assist students to undertake a Master of Cyber Security (MCS) at the University of Waikato.
Faculty of Computing and Mathematical Sciences aims to prepare students for a wide variety of careers, equipping them with the skills for academic and professional success.
Students will need to have completed a relevant bachelor’s degree or postgraduate diploma, normally in Computer Science or Computer Engineering.
Course Level: Scholarship is available for pursuing masters program.
Study Subject: Scholarship is awarded at the Faculty of Computing and Mathematical Sciences.
List of Subjects: Cyber Security
Award: The value of the Scholarship will be NZ$25,000 for students undertaking an 180-point MCS and NZ$20,000 for a 120-point MCS.
Number of Awards: One scholarship is available.
The award can be taken in New Zealand
Eligibility: To be eligible, applicants must:
- Be accepted into, and enroll full-time in, a Master of Cyber Security at the University of Waikato
- Be a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident.
- The recipient must enroll in either COMP592 (60 points), COMP593 (90 points) or COMP594 (120 points) and undertake an industry-based research project with Gallagher.
- Throughout the course of the research project, the recipient may have the opportunity to gain work experience with Gallagher. This would be paid employment outside the scope of this Scholarship. The days and hours of any such employment will be discussed and mutually agreed by the student and Gallagher and will not be at the expense of the student’s research and/or study
Nationality: Applicants from New Zealand can apply for this application .
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirement: For admission into the MCS, students will need to have completed a relevant bachelor’s degree or postgraduate diploma, normally in Computer Science or Computer Engineering. They will need an average of at least B+ in their 300 level or higher Computer Science papers.
Test Requirement: No
English Language Requirement: No
How to Apply: Eligible applicants should complete an online application.
All applicants are required to submit supporting documentation, either in Word or PDF format:
Application Deadline: The application deadline is June 2, 2017.