Winston Churchill Memorial Trust

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Do you work in education? Would you like to visit other countries to see for yourself how their education systems work? Are you in a position to disseminate the new knowledge and examples of best practice that you will observe, for the wider benefit of your community and the UK? Below are the three areas we're interested in for the forthcoming year, each is in partnership with organisations whose networks you will be able to join if you become a Churchill Fellow.    

mercers logo.jpgIf you're interested in visiting projects overseas which improve the educational achievement of students aged 5-19 in English, Maths, Science and Technology, with a particular emphasis on primary level, please select Education-5 to 19 Year Old on the application form. This is a joint project with the Mercers' Charitable Foundation.


farmington logo.gifWe're also seeking Aspiring Head Teachers at secondary level, who wish to undertake research on educational methods and best practice, as well as improving their leadership skills, prior to headship. For these Fellowships, please select Education-Aspiring Head Teachers on the application form. This is a joint project with the Farmington Trust and successful applicants will become part of the Farmington network of Fellows. Some costs of replacement staff may be covered.

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We will be awarding a small number of Fellowships for projects looking at Music Education. These will be assessed as part of our partnership with The Finzi Trust. If this is your field, please select Education-Music on the application form. The Finzi Trust helps musicians and students of music to broaden their horizons and take new paths.

Check your eligibility below and apply online by 5pm on 23rd September, to travel in 2015.

Use the links to the right to read previous Fellows' reports and blogs and read more on our Fellows' Reports page.

Check list

1 Who can apply?

Make sure that you are eligible to make an application.

2 Timetable

All application interviews are held in January & February in London. Confirmed dates will be posted on the Timetable page. 

3 Apply Now

Previous Fellowships

Reports in PDF   

Teaching technology outdoors: support for primary school teachers

Best practice in Science demonstration performance

Promoting science teaching through polar science

Restorative practises within the Australian education system

Creating a financially literate generation: a study in the USA

Analysing the impacts of the 'Productive Pedagogies' strategy in Queensland & Norway

Canopy to Cures

Developing support systems for new and young storytellers

Supporting school principals in Australia

Pedagogical methods for general excellence in singing

Making musicians: lessons from abroad

Methodology within music education

Innovative music education projects for young people

Storytelling as a pedagogical tool for improving reading and writing

Positive life skills education for young people

Study of North Indian Classical Music


Analysing the impacts of the 'Productive Pedagogies' strategy in Queensland & Norway