The Churchill fellowships grant Australians and allow them to design your their own research project, travel the world and further your knowledge in your chosen field, before returning to make a real contribution to Australian society. Full details:
School(Institutions/ Country) :Oversea
Field(s): The fellow can chosen any field of interest.
Deadline: 20 February 2013
Funded by: The Trust Churchill
Beneficiaries(Target Group): Fellowship is open to Australian Citizens
‣ No. of Fellowships : In this program, over forty sponsored fellowships are offered each year.
‣ Fellowship Duration: Fellowships are remarkable opportunity to travel overseas for a minimum of four and a maximum of about six weeks.
‣ What does the fellowship cover?The value of every Fellowship is different as it is calculated based on the number of countries visited, the duration of the approved Fellowship and an estimated airfare. The average is currently well in excess of $20,000.
‣ The Churchill Trust was established in 1965 to honour the memory of Sir Winston Churchill by awarding overseas research Fellowships known as Churchill Fellowships.
‣ Since its inception The Churchill Trust has awarded the trust Churchill grants to more than 3,700 Australians who, like Churchill, are innovative, filled with a spirit of determination and possess a strong desire to benefit their community.
‣ A number of sponsored Churchill grants are offered each year, usually confined to a particular field of endeavour.
‣ All applicants with an appropriate project are considered for the award of a sponsored Ch. Fellowship as well as a non-sponsored Churchill grant.
‣ The trust Churchill grants allow you to design your own research project, travel the world and further your knowledge in your chosen field, before returning to make a real contribution to Australian society.
‣ The applicant will be responsible for obtaining all necessary passports, visas and other travel documentation.
To qualify for Churchill Fellowships, candidates must full fill the following requirements:
‣ be an Australian Citizen over the age of 18
‣ not be enrolled in tertiary studies directly related to the topic of your proposed project
‣ have experience in and commitment to the field of your project
‣ have a project of 4 weeks to approximately 6 weeks length that requires overseas investigation
‣ be willing to disseminate the results of your research to the broader Australian community
‣ not have been awarded a Churchill Fellowship in the past
Scholarships Application Methods
‣ It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.
‣ Scholarship postmarked applications are due by February 8, 2013.
‣ After applications have closed all applicants are sent an official acknowledgement of receipt via email or post. Based on the initial assessment applicants are short-listed for interview.
‣ Applicants who have not been selected for an interview will be notified as soon as possible.
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