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RBC Graduate Scholarship in Cybersecurity

Award type: 
Scholarships, Research specific awards
Award description: 

One scholarship valued at $20,000, will be awarded to a graduate student who is registered full time in a Master's or PhD program and who is conducting research in topics aligned with quantum-safe cryptography. Students who apply to the program with the intention of completing the Diploma in Quantum-Safe Cryptography (currently under approval) are also eligible. Selection will be based on academic excellence (minimum 80% cumulative average in their current program or over the last two full-time academic years), publications, and lay abstract of research proposal. The student's research plan must be aligned to quantum safe cryptography and must have a supervisor willing to supervise in quantum-safe cryptography research. An award application is not required. The UW Cryptography/Cryptoworks21 Selection Committee will select a recipient annually based on the candidate's application for admission to the program. The UW Cryptography/Cryptoworks21 Selection Committee will consist of the Director of Crypto Works21, a representative from Math, a representative from Science, and a representative from Engineering, nominated by the Director of Cryptoworks21.

Value: 
$20,000
Level: 
Masters, Doctoral
Program:
Open to any program
Citizenship: 
Canadian/Permanent resident, International/study permit student
Selection process: 
Student selected automatically by Faculty/Department
Term: 
Spring
Contact: 

Please contact your Department/program Graduate Co-ordinator for further information regarding this award.