Kanders Churchill Scholarship in Science Policy

As stated on the Churchill Scholarship website, “the Winston Churchill Foundation of the United States launched the Kanders Churchill Scholarship in Science Policy in 2017, for attendance at Churchill College, University of Cambridge. The Kanders Churchill Scholarship was created to address the growing divide between science and science policy.”


Applicants for the Kanders Churchill Scholarship must be US citizens who are seniors when they apply or have graduated from any US institution.


The total value of the Kanders Churchill Scholarship is approximately $60,000. The award covers all tuition and fees and provides living, travel, and research allowances. Married students should consult with the Foundation about spousal allowance.


Campus Deadline: May 29, 2020


Prior to the Campus Deadline

  • Make an appointment with a fellowships advisor by May 1 of your junior year.
  • During this initial meeting, you will discuss the purpose of the Kanders Churchill Scholarship and its selection criteria. You will also share your interest in the award and your academic, research, and professional accomplishments to date. Your advisor will compare your credentials to the selection criteria, letting you know if you could be a competitive candidate. Your advisor may also inform you of other awards for which you should consider applying.

Campus Deadline: May 29, 2020

National Deadline: Late October

Selection Announcement: Late December

  • You will learn in late December if you have been selected as the Kanders Churchill Scholar.

Application Deadlines

Campus Deadline