Open to US citizens only
The purpose of this scholarship is to enable outstanding American students (generally with a GPA of 3.90 or higher) to complete one year of graduate study in engineering, mathematics, and science at Churchill College, University of Cambridge. The Scholarship covers all fees and provides a living stipend, a transportation allowance for travel to the UK, and travel and research grants.
Penn Deadline: October 8, 2018 (Churchill applicants must also separately apply to Cambridge no later than the US Gates Cambridge Deadline: October 10, 2018). Churchill applicants must list Churchill College as their first choice college on their Cambridge application in order to be considered for the Churchill)
Penn’s Application Process
The Churchill Scholarship accepts nominations from institutions – students may not apply independently. To apply to be one of Penn’s nominees (Penn may nominate up to 2 candidates each year), you must complete the following steps by Penn’s Internal Deadline of October 8, 2018.
- Carefully review the instructions at http://www.churchillscholarship.org/scholarship.html, then register and login to the Churchill application at https://churchillscholarships.fluidreview.com/. Complete the application, and submit it through the Churchill application system by Penn’s Internal Deadline of October 8, 2018.
- Recommendations must be received by CURF no later than Penn’s Internal Deadline of October 8, 2018. As soon as you have arranged for letters of recommendation, fill out a CURF Recommendation Request Form for each recommender. You must download, sign, and give each of your recommenders a copy of the form at http://www.churchillscholarship.org/publications/RecommendationForm-revMay17.pdf. In addition to submitting a recommendation letter to CURF, each of your recommenders must sign the Churchill recommendation form, scan it, and submit it along with your recommendation letter to CURF. DO NOT request letters of recommendation through the Churchill application system.
- Nominated students will receive further instructions.
Dr. Wallace Genser
Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships
The ARCH, 3601 Locust Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6224
Please call 215-746-6488 to schedule an appointment