GREAT Scholarships at Newcastle University for China, India, Turkey Students, 2020

Newcastle University is offering GREAT Scholarships for the year 2020 in partnership with the British Council and the GREAT Britain Campaign.

The study programs are available for students from China, India, and Turkey students who want to apply for postgraduate taught programs.

Newcastle University offers around 175 full-time undergraduate degree programs in a wide range of subject areas.

Who May Enter:

To be eligible to apply, applicants must:

  • Must be passport holders of China, India or Turkey
  • be assessed as international for fee purposes hold an offer for an eligible Master’s degree program:
    • applicants from India and Turkey: All postgraduate Master’s programs
    • applicants from China – postgraduate degree programs in:
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Materials Engineering
  • Marine and Offshore Engineering
  • Mechanicals and Systems Engineering

Application Procedure:

To participate, participants need to take admission to Newcastle University. After taking this process, students must have or expect to receive the equivalent of an upper second class UK honors degree. Applications must be submitted using the application form.

Required Documents:

  • Submit their degree transcripts, language ability proof, curriculum vitae, copy of the passport, or any other additional document.
  • Note: Before you apply you should check the entry requirements for your chosen degree.

Award Description:

Newcastle University will provide award value of The grant is £10,000 towards tuition fees.

Deadline: 30 April 2020

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National Science Foundation CyberCorps Scholarship for Service

The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) is requesting student applications for full scholarships to study cybersecurity through its renewed five-year, $5 million National Science Foundation (NSF) CyberCorps Scholarship for Service (SFS) Program and Department of Defense Information Assurance Scholarship Program (IASP).

The SFS Scholarships pay for tuition, reimburse health insurance up to a maximum of $3,000 a year, reimburse books up to $2,000 a year, and pay for professional development travel up to $4,000 a year. In addition, a stipend is paid each academic year in the amount of $22,500 for undergraduates or $34,000 for graduate students.

Scholarships are awarded for two academic years (four semesters) for undergraduates and master’s degree students and for three years (six semesters) for doctoral students. A single student cannot receive more than one SFS scholarship.

Students that are awarded a scholarship under this program incur a service obligation to the government upon graduation from UAH and are required to participate in a paid internship during the summer semester.

Provided By: The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) is a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education/in Cyber Defense Education and Cyber Defense Research.

Key Details:

  • Award Amount: Full tuition and fees, Annual stipend total $1,21,500
  • Number of Awards: Varies
  • Study Level: Graduate and Undergraduate level
  • Requirement: GPA 3.0 to 3.2
  • Application Deadline: February 15, 2019, 4:00pm

Who May Enter:

To be eligible to apply for the SFS and IASP scholarships, the applicant must be:

  • A full-time student with a minimum of 3.0 GPA for undergraduate students or 3.2 GPA for graduate students.
  • Eligible majors are listed below.
  1. BS in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Electrical Engineering, Mathematical Sciences
  2. BS in Business Administration – Information Systems (Cybersecurity and Information Assurance Concentration)
  3. MS in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering with Cybersecurity Concentration
  4. PhD in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mathematical Sciences,
  5. Other degrees with a cybersecurity focus may be applicable.
  • The applicant must be a citizen or lawful permanent resident of the United States and meet all requirements for employment in Federal Service.
  • In addition, the offer of a scholarship is contingent upon the student obtaining admission into a qualifying UAH program of study.

Application Procedure:

To apply for this scholarship, applicants must submit the following required documents at uah.edu/ccre/cybersecurity-scholarships

  • To apply for both scholarships, applicants must submit the following to Dr. Tommy Morris, Director, Center for Cybersecurity Research and Education, c/o Room 324, Student Services Building, The University of Alabama in Huntsville, 301 Sparkman Drive, Huntsville, AL 35899 by the due date.

Required Documents:

Applications may be mailed or delivered in person. Each application must contain the following:

  • A cover letter that provides the applicant’s full name, school address, home address, cell phone number, home phone number, student email address, and a statement that the applicant is a citizen or lawful permanent U.S. resident; in addition, the cover letter should describe the applicant’s current academic progress (BS, MS, or Ph.D. student) and date of anticipated graduation
  • A copy of all of the applicant’s transcripts
  • ACT or SAT score for undergraduate applicants
  • Two letters of reference (professional contacts preferred, must not be family members)
  • A letter from the applicant not to exceed two typewritten, single-spaced pages that discusses the applicant’s motivation for applying, interest in cybersecurity, any past relevant experiences, and future plans; please include any current or past military service
  • The applicant’s resume
  • Completed applicant information sheet

Award Description:

CyberCorps®: Scholarship for Service (SFS) benefits:

  • Full tuition and fees
  • Annual stipend: $22,500 for undergraduates, $34,000 for graduate students (master’s and PhD)
  • Reimbursement for books up to $2,000 per year
  • Reimbursement for professional development and travel expenses up to $4,000 per year
  • Reimbursement for health insurance up to $3,000 per year
  • Scholarship Duration: Two academic years (four semesters) for students in bachelor and master level degree programs o Three academic years (six semesters) for students in PhD programs

Department of Defense Information Assurance Scholarship Program benefits:

  • Full tuition and fees
  • Annual stipend: $22,500 for undergraduates; $30,000 for graduate students (master’s and PhD)
  • Reimbursement for books up to $1,250 per year
  • UAH-provided laptop computer ($1,500 value)
  • Reimbursement for travel expenses up to $1,750 per year
  • Scholarship Duration: Two academic years (four semesters) for students in bachelor and master level degree programs o Three academic years (six semesters) for students in PhD programs

All scholarship recipients have a commitment to work after graduation for an approved government position related to cybersecurity for a period equal to the length of the scholarship. In addition, students on scholarship are expected to serve in a government cybersecurity-related paid internship during the summer semester.

CyberCorps: Scholarship for Service recipients are required to participate in an SFS-exclusive job fair in early January in Washington, DC. SFS students may be employed by Federal, State, Local, or Tribal government.

Department of Defense Information Assurance Scholarship Program recipients are paired with a Department of Defense employer at the time of scholarship award and must agree to intern and work for that employer after graduation.

Website: https://www.uah.edu/ccre/cybersecurity-scholarships

Those interested in the SFS scholarship should review the application process or contact any of the following:

  • Tommy Morris: CCRE Director, tommy.morris@uah.edu, 256.824.6576
  • Sara Graves: Professor of Computer Science, sara.graves@uah.edu, 256.824.6064
  • Jatinder Gupta: Associate Dean, Business, jeet.gupta@uah.edu, 256.824.6593
  • Sam Yoo: Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, seong-moo.yoo@uah.edu, 256.824.6858