Cyber Security Fellowship for Indian Students in UK, 2017
Applications are invited for Chevening Cyber Security Fellowship which is funded by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office. This is a 12-week fully funded residential programme delivered at Cranfield University at the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom.
The Chevening Cyber Security Fellowship is aimed at mid-career professionals with demonstrable leadership potential in the field of cyber security or cyber policy in India.
Chevening is the UK government’s international awards scheme aimed at developing global leaders since 1983. Funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations, Chevening offers two types of award – Chevening Scholarships and Chevening Fellowships – the recipients of which are personally selected by British Embassies and High Commissions throughout the world.
In order to receive a Chevening Award, all applicants must demonstrate that they have fulfilled the Chevening English language requirement by 13 July 2017.
Course Level: This is a 12-week fully funded residential programme.
Study Subject: Fellowship is awarded in the field of cyber security or cyber policy.
Scholarship Award: Each fellowship includes:
Full programme fees
Living expenses for the duration of the fellowship
Return economy flight from India to the UK
Scholarship can be taken in the UK
Eligibility: To be eligible for a Chevening Cyber Security Fellowship, you must:
Be a citizen of India and currently live in the country. Students must not hold British nationality.
Have at least seven years’ relevant work experience prior to applying.
Have significant work experience in cyber security or cyber policy issues, either as a policy formulator, commentator, or academic.
Have an excellent academic background in science, engineering or technology, or considerable experience of working in such fields and good working knowledge of English to be assessed by the qualified English language assessor.
Have a postgraduate level qualification (or equivalent professional training or experience in a relevant area) at the time of application.
Agree to adhere to all relevant guidelines and expectations for the programme.
Nationality: Citizens of India can apply for this fellowship programme.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirement: Applicant must have a postgraduate level qualification (or equivalent professional training or experience in a relevant area) at the time of application.
Test Requirement: No
English Language Requirement: Chevening accepts English language tests from five providers:
How to Apply: Applications for Chevening Fellowships can be submitted using the Chevening online application system. Prior to start application for a Chevening Fellowship please ensure applicant have the following ready:
Two references to be provided in a letter format and written in English
Valid passport/national ID card
University transcripts (undergraduate, postgraduate)
Please note that only documents in PDF format can be uploaded and documents cannot be over 5MB in size.
Optional: English language (if already met the requirements)
Applicants can submit an initial application without the optional document and upload them to their application at a later date.