Identity and Cyber Security Masters Research Scholarship

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Identity and Cyber Security Masters Research Scholarship


Applications are no longer being accepted.

This Scholarship was funded by IDCARE as part of a Commonwealth Criminology Research Grant that is examining the journey of individuals experiencing identity theft. The Masters thesis will examine the impacts on individuals responding to identity theft events and their response networks under the guidance of the Chief Investigators.

For more information please contact Prof David Lacey (

To be eligible for selection for any PGRS, an applicant must have been accepted to enrol as a HDR candidate at USC and must not be receiving an equivalent scholarship or salary providing a benefit greater than 75 per cent of the minimum Research Training Program stipend rate, as provided in the Commonwealth Scholarships (Research) Guidelines 2017.
Selection criteria:
  1. Undergraduate degree achievement
  2. Publications
  3. Most recent and relevant degree
  4. Relevant professional experience
  5. A passion for identity and cyber human factors research
  6. Excellent academic writing and verbal communication skills
  7. Demonstrated ability to engage with industry, government and/or community groups
  8. Ability to plan, organise and achieve work targets independently as well as in a team
Please note that the successful candidate will be required to complete a Working with Children check (includes a police background check) and an organisational suitability assessment
Eligible programs:
Master of Arts
Number available:
$10,000 over standard duration of the Master of Arts program (1.5 years)
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