PhD scholarship: Cyber security

Summary

Enrolment status New students, Currently enrolled students
Student type Domestic students, International students
Level of study Higher Degree by Research
Study area Engineering and Computing, Science and Mathematics
HDR funding type Living stipend scholarship
Scholarship value $28,092 per annum tax-free (2020 rate), indexed annually
Scholarship duration Three years with the possibility of two 6-month extensions in approved circumstances
Opening date 19 December 2019
Closing date 2 January 2020

Scholarship description

This scholarship will be given to a PhD student who will do a research on cyber-attacks on artificial intelligence (focusing on machine learning/deep learning) in cybersecurity areas and defence techniques against them. A candidate should have a strong background in cybersecurity and machine/deep learning techniques.

Please contact Associate Professor Dan Kim if you have any other questions about this scholarship. 

Eligibility

To be eligible, you must meet the entry requirements for a higher degree by research.

Applications are closed.

Before you get started

If this scholarship has rules, download and read them.

How to apply

To apply for admission and scholarship, follow the link on the upper right of this page. There is no separate application for scholarship because you will have the opportunity to request scholarship consideration on the application for admission.

Before submitting an application you should:

When you apply, please ensure that under the scholarships and collaborative study section you:

  1. Select ‘My higher degree is not collaborative’
  2. Select 'I am applying for, or have been awarded a scholarship or sponsorship'.
  3. Select the appropriate scholarship type, or select ‘other’ and type in ‘CYBERin the 'Name of scholarship' field.

See an example of what you have to do

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Selection criteria

  • Strong background in computer science, IT or other closed related areas
  • Strong background in cybersecurity and machine/deep learning techniques
  • Publication(s) to the above topics are a plus.
Applications are closed.

Contact

Associate Professor Dan Kim
Applications are closed.

Terms and conditions

Read the policy on UQ Research Scholarships.

A domestic part-time student with carer’s responsibilities, a medical condition or a disability, which prevents them from studying full time may be eligible for scholarship consideration, on a case by case basis.

Applications are closed.