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The Professor Mike Walker OBE Scholarships 2022

The Royal Holloway, University of London, is providing an exciting opportunity of £12,000 to individuals who are seeking to pursue their studies at the Institution through the The Professor Mike Walker OBE Scholarships.

Why choose to study at the Royal Holloway University of London? Royal Holloway is privileged to be home to some of the world’s leading authorities in science, the arts, management, economics, and law. They continually invest in resources for our students and advance the positive impact we can achieve as a research-intensive university. While studying in London, you will have the opportunity to meet many professionals from your course and chosen area.

Professor Mike Walker OBE is a name synonymous with the Information Security Group (ISG) at Royal Holloway. Professor Walker’s enduring academic connection with Royal Holloway began in 1966 and he successfully completed his BSc in Mathematics, before becoming the second PhD student to be supervised by Professor Fred Piper, who founded the ISG with which Professor Walker was to have a lifelong association. He obtained his PhD in 1973.

Throughout his career in industry, Professor Walker maintained his keen interest for academic research and for many years he held the Vodafone chair as Professor of Telecommunications at Royal Holloway, as part of the ISG. In 2002, Professor Walker was instrumental in founding the ISG Smart Card Centre which continues today.

Eligibility criteria for the The Professor Mike Walker OBE Scholarships

  • Applicants must have achieved, or be on target to achieve, a 2:1 degree or higher.
  • Applicants must enter full or part-time postgraduate Studies programs at the university.
  • Applicants will need to demonstrate your English language skills through a recognized qualification

Eligible Countries: International

Type: Postgraduate

Value of Award: £12,000

Number of Awards: Not Specified

Eligible Field of Studies: Postgraduate degree in MSc Information Security, Information Security with a Year in Industry, Computer Science by Research, Artificial Intelligence, Computational Finance, Data Science and Analytics, Machine Learning, Mathematics for Applications, Mathematics of Cryptography and Communications.

Method of Application: Applicants have to be enrolled in an postgraduate taught program at the university. After being enrolled, applications must be submitted via RH Direct.

Application Deadline: 11.59 pm (UK time) 11 July 2022.

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