Study Area(s): Engineering
Scholarship Level: Undergraduate (returning); Honours
Closing Date(s): 30 April
Tenure: One year
Number offered: Two
Value: Up to $9,000 towards tuition fees
The Scholarship is open to students studying Cyber Security Engineering or Software Engineering at Victoria University of Wellington. The Scholarship shall be awarded on the basis of academic merit.
These scholarships were established in 2019 by InPhySec to support two students with their studies in cyber security. These awards are intended to encourage and help build cyber security expertise within New Zealand.
These scholarships are open to students enrolled at 200 level or above in a BE (Hons) degree majoring in Cyber Security Engineering or Software Engineering at Victoria University of Wellington. Recipients will be based on academic merit, however preference may be given to female applicants, or applicants from minority groups, in particular students of Māori or Pasifika descent.
- Applicants must be New Zealand citizens or permanent residents who will be able to obtain and keep a Security Clearance (See https://protectivesecurity.govt.nz/personnel-security/national-security-clearances/getting-a-national-security-clearance/).
- Applicants must be studying full time towards a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) at Victoria University of Wellington.
- Applicants must be majoring in Cyber Security Engineering or Software Engineering.
- Applicants must have successfully completed at least 80 points at 100 level toward the degree specified above.
- Applicants must not be in receipt of a scholarship or another form of sponsorship from any other technology or information security company.
A completed online application must be submitted by 4.30 pm on the closing date. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted. Any required supporting documentation (including references) must also be received by 4.30 pm on the closing date in order for the application to be considered.
Applications will normally open one month prior to the closing date. If no application link is provided below, check back again closer to the closing date. Contact us if you have any queries.
Shortlisted candidates may be invited to interview. Previous applicants are able to re-apply in subsequent years.
Scholarship specific documentation
- A personal statement
- Two character references requested via the online application
The selection panel will comprise the Head of School of Engineering and Computer Science, or their nominee, up to two appropriate members of academic staff, and two representatives of InPhySec.
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