Winston Churchill Travel Fellowship Fund

A Churchill Fellowship is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to expand your professional and personal horizons by travelling abroad for up to two months, researching innovative practice on a topic of your choice. Why apply?

The Winston Churchill Travel Fellowship was established when Sir Winston Churchill died in 1965. Thousands of people, out of respect for the man and in gratitude for his inspired leadership, gave generously so that a living memorial to him could benefit future generations of British people.

As Sir Winston’s national memorial, the Fellowship carry forward his legacy by funding UK citizens from all backgrounds to travel overseas in pursuit of new and better ways of tackling a wide range of the current challenges facing the UK.

Successful applicants are known as Churchill Fellows for life. No qualifications are required, just a project and the desire and motivation to improve their community, profession or field. Successful applicants receive full funded travel.

Apply before 5pm on 18th September 2018. These are for research trips in 2019 and beyond. Application timeline.

For 2019 they will be awarding Fellowships for topics in these categories:

  • Artists & makers
  • Education
  • Emergency services: crisis prevention, response and recovery
  • Enterprise: supporting social impact
  • Environment, conservation & sustainable living
  • Healthcare: innovations for the twenty-first century
  • Migration: living well together
  • Nursing & Allied Health Professions
  • Rural living: strengthening countryside communities
  • Science, technology & engineering
  • Suicide: prevention, intervention and postvention
  • Young people’s awards
  • Open category: for projects beyond this range

To find out more and apply, visit their website

 

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