**If you would like to apply for the Churchill Scholarship you must apply to Cambridge University by October 14
The Winston Churchill Foundation of the U.S., established in 1959, supports outstanding American students to do graduate work in engineering, mathematics, and the sciences at Churchill College, Cambridge University. The first Churchill scholarships were awarded in 1963. Each year Stanford can nominate two applicants for the Churchill Scholarship.
At least 14 scholarships are awarded annually. The Churchill Scholarship is worth between $45,000 and $50,000. It covers all University and College tuition and fees, living allowance, travel allowance and research allowance. It covers all University and College fees (currently about $25,000). In addition, Churchill Scholars receive a living allowance of £11,000 if enrolled in a nine-month program, £12,000 if enrolled in a ten- or eleven-month program, and £13,000 if enrolled in a full-year program. They receive an allowance of up to $1,500 for travel to and from the United Kingdom, as well as reimbursement of applications fees for a UK visa (currently almost $500).
As stated by the Churchill Foundation, the criteria for the scholarships are:
Applicants for the Churchill Scholarship must be:
A Churchill application consists of the following:
The Campus Process
Each year, Stanford can nominate 2 students for the Churchill Scholarship, so the campus process is quite competitive. Their application will include an Institutional Endorsement.
If you are an enrolled Stanford student, you must apply through the Overseas Resource Center. If you are a recent graduate of Stanford, you may also apply through the ORC.
For the Campus Deadline, please submit the above checklist of itmes to the ORC in paper versions. We require 3 copies.
The applications are reviewed by a committee composed of Stanford faculty and former Churchill Scholars. The top two applicants will be nominated for the Churchill Scholarship. Those two nominees will be invited to SUBMIT their applications online.
The National Process
Applications from nominated individuals will be reviewed by a screening committee composed of previous Churchill Scholars (mainly academic scientists). Shortlisted applicants have a short phone interview, and winners are announced in January .