The Winston Churchill Foundation of the United States awards scholarships to fund one year of graduate study in the sciences, engineering, and mathematics at the University of Cambridge. More information available here.

churchillposter_Sep13A non-exhaustive list of programs of study supported is provided on the Churchill Scholarship website.

Some psychology majors may find Cambridge programs of study supported by Churchill. These include: cognition and brain science, experimental psychology, physiology, development and neuroscience, clinical neuroscience, public health.

Take a look at what Churchill Scholars say about their experience. The comments from individuals who went on the medical school and those who studied mathematics at Cambridge may be particularly relevant to some individuals who are considering this fellowship opportunity.

Other resources supplied by the Winston Churchill Foundation:

At least 14 scholarships are awarded each year.


  • US citizens
  • “Exceptional academic talent and outstanding achievement, especially in the major, as indicated by course grades.” GPA usually 3.9 or above.
  • “A capacity to contribute to the advancement of knowledge in the sciences, engineering, or mathematics by pursuing original, creative work at an advanced level”
  • “Proven talent” in research
  • Outstanding personal qualities. “…seeks applicants with what we call interesting ‘jagged edges.’”


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