SecureWorx Cybersecurity Excellence Scholarship

If you’re a high achieving first year student studying a Bachelor of Cyber Security, we encourage you to apply for this scholarship.

Important dates

Applications for Trimester 2 2019 open 5 June 2019.

Applications for Trimester 2 2019 close 10 July 2019 5pm.


Cash payments of up to $15 000 per year for three years.

Eligibility criteria

Prospective candidates should ensure they meet all criteria before submitting their application.

To be eligible you must be:

  • an Australian citizen
  • enrolled in your first year of the Bachelor of Cyber Security or the Bachelor of Criminology/Bachelor of Cyber Security combined degree in Trimester 2 2019
  • enrolled full time in a Commonwealth supported place
  • a commencing student with a minimum ATAR of 70, or a continuing first year student with a minimum Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 70
  • interested in cyber security.

Preference will be given to applicants who are experiencing an area of hardship.

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend an interview as part of the selection process.


Successful recipients are required to write a yearly statement. This statement will highlight the impact receiving this support has had on you personally and on your studies during the year.

Successful recipients cannot be anonymous and cannot defer the scholarship.

Your application

Application tips

Applying for a scholarship isn’t just about meeting the eligibility criteria.

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How to apply

You can apply for this scholarship directly through our Course and Scholarship Applicant Portal.

Shortlisted students will be required to attend an interview in 2019.

Visit our applicant portal

What happens next?

Your application will be assessed and ranked based on the details you provide. Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed.

You'll find out if you were successful usually within four weeks of the application closing date. You can view the status of your application via your Course and Scholarship Applicant Portal account.

Additional opportunities

There may be an opportunity for the scholarship holder to be invited to take advantage of mentorship and/or a paid work placement with SecureWorx. The decision to accept any potential offer is the student’s and will not impact the student’s eligibility to receive the scholarship.