Churchill Fellowships

The Churchill Fellowships have opened for applications from today. 

A Churchill Fellowship funds people to travel for 4-8 weeks abroad, researching a topic of their own choice that can make a difference to their profession or community when they come home. 

Fellows can visit several countries and continents, meeting key people in their topic and gaining hands-on expertise. On return they make change happen in their workplace or region, among practitioners or policy-makers, at local or national level. Impact

We award Fellowships in these fields: Artists & makers, Education, Emergency services, Enterprise and social impact, Environment, Healthcare, Migration, Nursing, Rural living, Science, Suicide prevention – and there is an Open category for everything else. Young people aged 18-25 are actively encouraged to apply. 

Recent Fellows have said:

·"This was a truly life-changing experience professionally and personally." (John Boulton, headteacher)

·"One of the most valuable experiences of my career. I have felt inspired, challenged, reflective, honoured and humbled by the opportunities I've had." (Deanna Gibbs, nurse)

Everyone can apply, regardless of qualifications, age or background. You just need to be a UK citizen aged 18 or more. What we’re looking for is bright ideas from people who are keen to make change happen.

Applications can be made on our website here (www.wcmt.org.uk) and the deadline is 18 September 2018.