Winston Churchill Scholarship

(Math, Science, and Engineering only)


Campus deadline: April 15, 2013

Final deadline: November 12, 2013

Description: The Churchill foundation seeks students of exceptional academic promise in a math, science, or engineering field to study at Churchill College, Cambridge University.  They expect students to make new and creative contributions to their fields.

Term: One year.

Amount of support: The Churchill Scholarship is worth between $45,000 and $50,000, depending on the exchange rate. It covers all University and College tuition and fees (currently about $25,000). In addition, Churchill Scholars receive a living allowance of £11,000 if enrolled in a nine-month academic program, £13,000 if enrolled in a ten-month academic program, and £13,000 if enrolled in a full-year academic program. They receive an allowance of up to $1,000 for travel to and from the United Kingdom, as well as reimbursement of applications fees for a UK visa.

Number of scholarships: At least 14 annually.


  • Applicants must be U.S. citizens
  • Applicants must be seniors or recent graduates, but not hold a doctorate
  • Applicants must be between the ages of 19 and 26
  • Applicants must be nominated by their university

Application Process: The application is both online and hard-copy.  There will be a competitive selection process to choose CU’s two candidates.  The application includes two short essays.  This application requires three letters of recommendation. See the Preliminary Requirements for U.K. application.