Macquarie Telecom Cyber Security Scholarship

Value

$10,000 per year for one year

Eligibility

Continuing students

Course

Bachelor of Computer Science, Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology, or Bachelor of Information Systems with studies in cyber security

Criteria

Applicants must:

  • be Australian citizens or permanent residents
  • be currently enrolled in the second year of the Bachelor of Computer Science, Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology, or Bachelor of Information Systems with studies in cyber security

Macquarie Telecom

Macquarie Telecom is Australia's leading integrated Managed Hosting, Cloud and Telecommunications company. Macquarie Telecom's data centre based services include managed dedicated servers, managed co-location and managed private, hybrid and public clouds. Our Australian based data centres are amongst the most secure and accredited data centres in Australia with ISO27001, PCI Compliance, ASD Gateway and ASIO Intruder Resistant accreditation.

Macquarie Telecom is a trusted, secure, reliable and pro-active provider of Hosting services to Federal Government for over twelve years. Our data centres located in Canberra and Sydney deliver Secure Internet Gateway (SIG) and secure cloud services to 42% of Federal Government agencies. Continuous improvement to an agency's security posture is a key benefit of aggregation with our ASD Certified SIG, monitored by over 100 NV1 security cleared engineers in our Secure Operation Centre (SOC). Our SOC provides 24/7 pro-active monitoring via a Security Incident and Event Management System (SIEM) so we understand the importance of cyber security and the complexities of handling vast amount of data created by an increasingly connected world.

In response to the Federal Government's National Cyber Security Strategy, and the focus of developing cyber security skill sets in Australia, Macquarie Telecom would like to encourage more young people, especially females to train in this field. This scholarship is intended to encourage and inspire outstanding students in their learning and understanding of cyber security and the challenges to tackle cyber threats to cyber-national scale.

Application and Selection Process

Applicants must provide a statement in support of their application indicating how they believe the receipt of the scholarship will assist them with their studies and in their future career. This statement should give a sufficient explanation of the applicant's background and current circumstances to enable the University to judge their eligibility, need and merit.

Successful applicants will be selected based on their written application, academic potential, their ability to meet the criteria and, where appropriate, performance in an interview before a selection panel.

Applications for this scholarship are now closed.