The candidate will conduct high-quality research activities within the Optus Macquarie University Cyber-Security Hub, led by Prof. Dali Kaafar, to research on Cyber security and Privacy-Preserving Technologies including but not limited to:
Macquarie University Information
Founded in 1964, Macquarie University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large city of Sydney (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), New South Wales. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Department of Education and Training, Australia, Macquarie University (MU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Macquarie University (MU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.
This scholarship is available to eligible candidates to undertake a PhD (3-year) program.
The scholarship is comprised of the Tuition Fee Offset and a Macquarie University Research Excellence Scholarship (MQRES) Living Allowance/Stipend.
The stipend component of the scholarship is currently valued at AUD $28,092 per annum (2020 rate, tax exempt).
Applicants who are currently enrolled in an MQ HDR program or applicants who hold a Macquarie University candidature offer LESS than 6 months old must complete the Online HDR Scholarship Only Application via the Online Application System. Scholarship Only applicants will be asked to include supporting documentation, such as:
- any additional information or research output since original application and commencement
- updated CV
- offer letter and/or research student profile
- For the international main round, indicate iRTP/iMQRES under the scholarship details question
- For the domestic main round, indicate RTP/MQRES under the scholarship details question
- For a strategic or project specific scholarship, select HDR Project/Supervisor Specific Scholarship and indicate the reference number under the scholarship details section. The reference number can be found on the scholarship advertisement.
Any consumed prior enrolment will be counted as advanced standing and will reduce the maximum scholarship duration offered.