Kent Research Institute PhD Scholarship for Institute of Cyber Security for Society (iCSS)

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How to apply

Applications for the Kent Research Institute scholarships will be student-led. The applicant is required to contact at least one of the following eligible PhD supervisors to discuss their proposed project topic and get one or more of them to agree as the named supervisor(s):

School of Computing: Budi Arief, Mark BattySanjay Bhattacherjee, Virginia Franqueira, Julio Hernandez-Castro, Gareth Howells, Özgür Kafali, Rogério de Lemos, Shujun Li, Jason Nurse, Carlos Perez Delgado, Vineet Rajani

School of Engineering: Richard Guest, Sanaul Hoque

Note that it is possible to name more than one supervisor.

Contact the iCSS Director Professor Shujun Li <> if you have general queries or find it difficult to identify an appropriate supervisor.

Applicants should follow the University of Kent’s online application process. As part of the process, you should include the following:

  • your reasons for study;
  • your research proposal;
  • how your research fits with iCSS’s research themes and cross-cutting topics;
  • details of your qualifications (including at least all university transcripts and degree certificates);
  • two academic references; and
  • other relevant information and supporting documentation.