• Fully Funded

The Chevening India Cyber Security Fellowship is aimed at mid-career professionals with demonstrable leadership potential in the field of cyber security or cyber policy in India.

The fellowship is funded by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth, and Development Office.

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The fellowship is hosted by Cranfield University, at the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom (Shrivenham Campus).

Course/programme structure
This ten-week fellowship 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.

The fellowship will focus on:

  1. Cyber threats, including the threat landscape, threat and risk assessment, the implications for national security, the relevance of internet governance structures; and the protection of critical national infrastructure.
  2. 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.
  3. Cybercrime and internet law, including the economic impact of cybercrime, domestic and international approaches to countering cybercrime, internet law, law enforcement concerns, privacy concerns, the use and abuse of social media, and accountability in cyberspace.
  4. Relevant issues and challenges are particular to the UK and India.

Alumni from this fellowship include individuals working in cyber security, law enforcement, policy organisations, corporate lawyers and practising advocates, and technology journalists.

Benefits

  1. Full programme fees.
  2. Living expenses for the duration of the fellowship.
  3. Return economy airfare from India to the UK.

Eligibility
To be eligible for a Chevening Cyber Security Fellowship, you must:

  1. Be a citizen of India and currently live in the country.
  2. Return to your country of citizenship at the end of the period of the fellowship.
  3. Not hold British or dual-British citizenship.
  4. Have at least seven years of relevant work experience prior to applying.
  5. Have a postgraduate level qualification and an excellent academic background in science, engineering, or technology, or equivalent professional training, or experience in a relevant area at the time of application.
  6. Have significant relevant work experience in cyber security or cyber policy issues. Relevant experience could come from policy organisations, academia, corporate law, law enforcement, or journalism.
  7. 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 in the application form and if you are invited to interview.
  8. Have a demonstrable record of leadership and/or innovation.
  9. Agree to adhere to all relevant guidelines and expectations of the fellowship.

Location:

United Kingdom

Benefits

  • Full programme fees.
  • Living expenses for the duration of the fellowship.
  • Return economy airfare from India to the UK.

Eligibilities

To be eligible for a Chevening Cyber Security Fellowship, you must:

  • Be a citizen of India and currently live in the country.
  • Return to your country of citizenship at the end of the period of the fellowship.
  • Not hold British or dual-British citizenship.
  • Have at least seven years of relevant work experience prior to applying.
  • Have a postgraduate level qualification and an excellent academic background in science, engineering, or technology, or equivalent professional training, or experience in a relevant area at the time of application.
  • Have significant relevant work experience in cyber security or cyber policy issues. Relevant experience could come from policy organisations, academia, corporate law, law enforcement, or journalism.
  • 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 in the application form and if you are invited to interview.
  • Have a demonstrable record of leadership and/or innovation.
  • Agree to adhere to all relevant guidelines and expectations of the fellowship.
Eligible Regions: India

Application Process

  • Go to the official application site to apply
  • Review the guidance on their website to ensure that you have the best possible chance of being selected.
  • They do not store applicant registration details from previous years, so all applicants will need to register as new users regardless of whether they have applied previously.

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Application Deadline: October 12, 2022 (6 Days Remaining)

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