Churchill Scholarship

(Math, Science, and Engineering only)


Campus deadline: April 15, 2014; second point of entry: August 4, 2014

Final deadline: November 11, 2014

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 $60,000 and $64,000, depending on the exchange rate. It covers all University and College tuition and fees (currently up to $40,000). 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 or full-year academic program. They receive an allowance of up to $1,500 for travel to and from the United Kingdom, $2,000 for additional research travel, and $500 for personal travel abroad.

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
  • Applicants must submit a GRE score

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.