Churchill Scholarship

Churchill Scholarships fund one graduate study at Cambridge for high-achieving U.S. students in STEM fields.

2020-2021 Deadlines:

Preliminary Application Deadline: June 29, 2020

Internal Deadline: September 2, 2020

National Deadline: TBA (usually late October)


Churchill Scholarships fund one year of graduate study at Cambridge for high-achieving US students in STEM fields. 


In order to apply, a candidate must:

- be a U.S. citizen

- be a senior at Oxy or recent graduate (graduated within the past 12 months)

- have an excellent academic and research record in a STEM field

Oxy Application Process:

1. Complete the Preliminary Application Google Form by June 29th.

2. By September 2 at 11:59pm:

- complete drafts of your two Churchill essays (a 1-page Proposed Program of Study and a 2-page Personal Statement) and email these essays as a single PDF to

- email an unofficial transcript (anything listing your courses and grades is fine) to

- ask your recommenders to email recommendation letters directly to

3. Interview with the on-campus committee.

4. If nominated by the college, work to revise and submit your application by the national deadline.