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Churchill Scholarship

Award Summary: One year of graduate study in science or engineering at Cambridge University.

Official Website

Recommenders: Download Official Form for Churchill Letters of Recommendation (contains clear instructions about what is expected from the letter of recommendation)


What is the Churchill Scholarship?

The Churchill Scholarship encourages the exchange of knowledge and the sharing of ideas in science and technology between the US and Great Britain. This program enables outstanding American students to do graduate work in engineering, mathematics and the physical and natural sciences at Churchill College, Cambridge University.

Who is eligible for the Churchill Scholarship?

U.S. citizens who will be seniors or recent alumni and between the ages of 19 and 26 in November of the application year.

Why should I apply for the Churchill Scholarship?

You should apply if you are planning to attend one of the best PhD programs in science or engineering and there are labs and researchers at Cambridge with whom you would like to work.


Important Dates
Date & Time
Information Sessions
2/11/2015 @ 6pm
Montgomery Aud, LaFortune
2/12/2015 @ 3pm
CUSE (110 Brownson)
Campus Application Deadline

Please RSVP even if you cannot attend or have missed the information sessions, so we know to send you more information.

All online sessions can be accessed at


What are my next steps if I want to learn more and/or am thinking about applying?

1. Download the Information sheet (PDF)

2. Attend/view an information session and take note of the Campus Application deadline (see above). Please RSVP even if you cannot attend a session, and we will send you more information.

3. Submit a Campus Application for a university nomination. (Instructions coming soon...)

4. If it is after the Campus Application deadline, contact us to see if we are still accepting applications

5. Contact CUSE National Fellowships if you still have questions