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Sir William Gallagher Cyber Security Scholarship

Closing date: 3 June 2016

Regulations: Sir William Gallagher Cyber Security Scholarship

Please ensure that all questions are answered and that all the required attachments accompany this application form. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

If your circumstances change after the submission of this application, e.g. you apply for or receive another Scholarship, please inform the Scholarships Office immediately.

Application Form

Personal Details

*This field is compulsory. If you do not have a Waikato Student ID number, you can register to enrol and receive one here.

We will use your contact details on the University’s database; you must keep them updated via iWaikato.

(Please be aware that international students are not eligible to apply for this award).
Current Study

Please be aware that the purpose of the award is to assist students to undertake a Master of Cyber Security (MCS). If you do not meet this criteria, your application for this award is unlikely to be considered further.

(Please note that students studying part-time are not eligible. Your application for this award is unlikely to be considered further)

Please note that students studying part-time are not eligible. Your application for this award is unlikely to be considered further

Financial Support

If 'yes', please indicate the funding/scholarships that you have applied for/recieved:

e.g. XYZ Scholarship
e.g. $4,000
Applied for/Received
e.g. Received
e.g. 2015
Academic Reference

Please provide the name and address of a person you have asked to forward a confidential reference to the Scholarships Office. This reference must comment on your ability to succeed in the Master of Cyber Security (MCS) and your suitability for the Scholarship.

This reference (on letterhead) must be attached to an e-mail and sent directly by your referee to

Title: Name:

Supporting Documents

All applicants are required to submit supporting documentation, either in Word or PDF format.

Please upload with this application:

Personal Statement
Please download and complete the personal statement form and upload this with your application.

Previous Study

Please list any prior tertiary study you have undertaken.

Tertiary Institution
e.g. University of Waikato
e.g. BA(Hons)
e.g. 2013-14
Completed / Ongoing
e.g. Completed

Academic Transcripts from other Tertiary Institutions
If you have studied at any tertiary institution(s) other than the University of Waikato, please upload any verified copies of academic transcripts you may have from other tertiary institutions (including a grading scale where possible):


Please let us know how you heard about this Scholarship:


Applicants must tick all the boxes before an application for a Sir William Gallagher Cyber Security Scholarship can be submitted.

In submitting this application, I confirm that:

Fine Print

The information provided in this application will be used solely for the purposes of assessing your eligibility and suitability for the Scholarship for which you are applying. Personal information contained in this application will be made available to members of the Scholarships Committee and staff of the University of Waikato.

The University of Waikato undertakes to store your application electronically. Should you have reason to believe that information held about you in either your application or your academic record is incorrect, you have the right of access to, and correction of, that information.

The University may contact the persons you have named in your application as referees for further information. Any such direct contact with these referees will be made on a strictly confidential basis. The University may not divulge details to you about the content of such confidential references without the written authorisation of these referees.