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Churchill Scholarship

The Winston Churchill Foundation Scholarship

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The Winston Churchill Foundation was founded in 1959 by American friends of Churchill, to ensure that there would always be American graduate students in Churchill College at Cambridge University. The University of Cambridge offers over 40 fields of graduate study to Churchill Scholars interested in advancing knowledge in the sciences, engineering, and mathematics.

Award Details

The Scholarship covers a duration of 9 to 12 months, depending on the length of the chosen academic program. It awards between $45,000 and $50,000, covering all tuition and university fees, a living allowance between £11,000 and £13,000, and an allowance of up to $1,000 for travel to and from the United Kingdom. The Foundation also offers a Travel Award of $500 and the possibility of a Special Research Grant up to $2,000 to cover travel for presentations at international conferences, research trips to other universities or institutes, and other activities.


Applicant must...

  • be a U.S. citizen
  • be a graduating senior or a recent graduate
  • be between the ages of 19 and 26
  • not yet hold a doctorate
  • have a 3.7 GPA or higher


External deadline: November 12, 2013

Campus deadline: October 2013

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