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Edith Cowan University (ECU)

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Postgraduate Cyber Security Scholarship for long-term unemployed

About this scholarship

This scholarship is open to individuals who have been long-term unemployed wishing to improve their employment opportunities by studying the Master of Cyber Security course at ECU. The scholarship provides a 15% reduction in tuition fees for the duration of your course.

At a glance

  • You must not be a current ECU student to apply for this scholarship.
  • In order to apply for this scholarship, you must not have a course application in the ECU system.
  • Questions about this scholarship can be directed to studyecu@ecu.edu.au.

Eligibility guidelines

To be eligible for this scholarship you must:

  • be currently long-term unemployed, as defined as a duration of ongoing unemployment for 12 months or more;
  • be intending to study the Master of Cyber Security (L33) course or Master of Cyber Security (Accelerated Online)(J97) offered by ECU’s School of Science;
  • be commencing study at ECU Joondalup or online (if applicable) in the next intake;
  • be an Australian Citizen, Australian Permanent Resident, or New Zealand Citizen;
  • meet ECU’s English and academic direct admission requirements for the course of your choice;
  • not be in receipt of another scholarship or sponsorship; and
  • not have a pending course application with ECU.

How to apply

  1. If you believe you are eligible, click the 'Pre-Apply Now' button below to demonstrate you meet the scholarship eligibility criteria.
  2. ECU will contact you to pre-approve or decline your scholarship eligibility. This will be within one week after you’ve completed the Scholarship Pre-approval form.
  3. If successful, you will be provided with specific instructions about how to apply for your course and redeem your scholarship.
  4. If you are made an offer for an ECU course, your fees will be adjusted automatically.

Pre-Apply Now

IMPORTANT: This scholarship requires pre-approval BEFORE you apply for a course. Please wait until you hear from us before applying for a course. If you apply for a course before this step, you’ll be automatically declined for the scholarship.



Eligible Degrees
  • Masters (Coursework)
  • Female
  • Male
Eligible Study Fields
IT & Computer Science