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Churchill Scholarship

Welcome to the online application portal for the Churchill Scholarship, which celebrates Sir Winston Churchill's legacy by sending top American students in science, mathematics, and engineering, to Churchill College, Cambridge.

The Churchill Scholarship is for one year of graduate study at the University of Cambridge. Applicants must be nominated by their undergraduate college or university from among our Participating Institutions in order to be considered for the award.

This year's nomination deadline is Thursday, October 31, 2019, at 5pm Eastern Time for a chance to be a Churchill Scholar in the 2020-21 academic year.

If you have any questions, please check with your campus scholarship office, visit our main website (, or contact the Foundation at or 212-752-3200.
Image of Sir Winston Churchill at Harvard University, 1943, courtesy of the Clementine Spencer-Churchill Papers, Churchill Archives Centre.