Metacompliance Scholarship

Level of study
Any Undergraduate
Subject area
Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Social Sciences
Type of Award
Deadline for applying
Closed 30/04/2021 (Note: competition closed for this year)

Award Description

Cybercrime is on the rise and unfortunately there is a serious shortage of skilled people to combat this growing threat.

One of the best ways to address the skills gap is through education. MetaCompliance value education and its importance in creating a growing and talented workforce for the future. We want to support young people into Cyber Security and encourage them to learn more about the industry.

To help promote a greater awareness of Cyber Security and assist students with their higher education fees, we have a created a Scholarship contest for students at the participating universities.

Value of Award


Eligibility Criteria

Students must be enrolled on a full-time course at the University of Birmingham.

How to Apply

To enter the scholarship contest, applicants must submit a 500-1,000 word essay on the following topic:

  • Could Cyber Warfare lead to the end of the world? 

Applications must be received by 30 April 2021. Applicants must provide the following details:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Phone number
  • University Name
  • Details of course

The essay and application details must be emailed in Word format such as .doc or .docx (other formats not accepted) to

When the submission deadline has passed, the essays will be reviewed and judged based on the following criteria:

  • Understanding of the topic presented
  • Grammar and use of punctuation
  • Originality of the ideas and arguments presented
  • Use of citations


Joe Doohan