After two very successful rounds last year, the Department of Defence is once again partnering with the Australian Government to provide the Australian Defence Force Cyber Gap Program. Across both previous rounds, ITM-CSU did extremely well with a crowd of ITM-CSU students accepted into the program.
If you’re an Australian citizen, already studying or currently enrolling in an eligible cyber-related course, you can apply. There’s no obligation to serve or join the Defence Force, and you can live anywhere in Australia. You can even keep working in your current job while participating in the program.
You’ll need proof of enrolment in an eligible course to apply, and the good news is that a number of our courses qualify:
- Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security
- Master of Business Administration (Computing)
- Master of Cloud Computing and Virtualisation
- Master of Cyber Security
- Master of Networking and Systems Administration
The 12-month program includes:
- Generous financial support for your course fees up to $15,000
- Textbook and stationery financial support of $600 plus a total academic ICT allowance of $2,500
- Hands-on experiences (COVID dependent) with the support of online development opportunities
- Professional membership to the Australian Computer Society
- Networking, mentoring and career opportunities
- ADF Cyber Gap Program Completion Certificate from the Joint Cyber Directorate
- And much more
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Our current ADF Cyber Gap Program 2021 students have gladly shared their insights to give you the best chance in your application.
“I think they pick people who are dedicated and show a key desire to learn to better themselves,” Cyber Sec student, Mark shares. “Again give CSU or ADF a call or send them an email if you have any queries, they are always happy to help you along the way.”
Discover more insider tips and tricks from our ADF Cyber Gap Program 2021 student profiles to ensure your application stands out against the rest, or see our FAQ’s for more details and advice on your next step.
ADF Cyber Gap Program applications close Sunday 31st October.
*Note: Masters’ courses are subsidised up to a capped amount up to $15,000 (4 subjects equivalent) as offered to successful applicants. Costs will be covered for the 12-month period of the program only.
**Note: Neither IT Masters nor Charles Sturt University have an affiliation with the Australian Defence Force. You will need proof of enrolment in an eligible qualification to apply for the ADF Cyber Gap Program. The selection process into the Program is entirely the responsibility of the ADF and the Australian Public Service Commission.