Fellowship in Cyber Security from Chevening India

Deadline: October 11th 2023 | Fellowship in Cyber Security from Chevening India

The Fellowship in Cyber Security from Chevening India is intended for professionals in mid-career who have shown promise as leaders in India’s cyber security or cyber policy.


The UK Foreign, Commonwealth, and Development Office is responsible for funding the fellowship.

On the Shrivenham Campus of the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom, Cranfield University is the host institution for the fellowship.

programme structure

  • Through this ten-week fellowship, participants will gain an awareness of policy and legislative approaches to cyber security and its consequences for the right to privacy, business opportunity, and national security.
  • Fellows will work on a personal research paper throughout the programme that will be delivered at the end of the class. It lasts from the middle of March to the end of May.

The fellowship’s priorities are

  • Threat landscape, threat and risk assessment, consequences for national security, applicability of internet governance systems, and protection of vital national infrastructure are all examples of cyberthreats.
  • The economics of online commerce, consumer protection and cyber-security awareness, barriers to effective technology adoption, the relevance of open source, and the economics of online business.
  • Internet law, law enforcement issues, privacy issues, the use and misuse of social media, the economic impact of cybercrime, domestic and international strategies to combat it, and accountability in cyberspace are all covered under the topics of cybercrime and internet law.
  • Pertinent problems and difficulties unique to the UK and India.
  • Members of law enforcement, policy organisations, business lawyers, practising advocates, and technology journalists are among the alumni of this fellowship.


  • Complete programme fees.
  • For the term of the fellowship, living costs.
  • Flights in economy from India to the UK.


A Chevening Cyber Security Fellowship applicant must meet the following requirements:

  • Be a resident of India and a citizen of that nation.
  • At the conclusion of the fellowship period, return to your home nation.
  • Not be a British citizen or possess dual citizenship.
  • Prior to applying, you must have at least seven years of relevant job experience.
  • At the time of application, possess a postgraduate degree and a strong academic background in science, engineering, or technology, or equivalent professional training, or experience in a related field.
  • Possess extensive professional knowledge in cyber security or issues relating to cyber policy. Policy organisations, academics, corporate law, law enforcement, or journalism could all have relevant experience.
  • Possess a strong academic foundation in science, engineering, or technology or have extensive job experience in one of these areas.
  • Have a solid working understanding of English so that your application and invitation to an interview can be evaluated.
  • Own a track record of innovation or leadership.
  • Accept to follow all applicable rules and requirements of the fellowship
  • Not be employed by His Majesty’s Government, including the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, all British Embassies and High Commissions, the Ministry of Defence, the Home Office, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, the Department for International Trade, and the UKVI, or have worked there within the past two years from the opening of Chevening applications.

For more information, visit Chevening Fellowship.

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