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    Thanks for submitting an application for the 2022 Churchill Fellowship round! Learn more about what’s next and the selection process.

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  • The Wayfinder podcast

    Yellow Edge, in association with the Winston Churchill Trust, proudly presents the Wayfinder podcast.

    The Wayfinder explores the often winding paths of how Churchill Fellows came to their professions and catalogs the trials and tribulations faced along the way.

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  • Reconciliation Action Plan

    We have reached an important milestone in our reconciliation journey with the launch of our Reflect Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) through which we extend our commitment to meaningful engagement with First Nations people.

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  • Voices of Power Podcast

    The Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Trait Islander Studies (AIATSIS), in partnership with the Churchill Trust, has launched its first-ever podcast series called Voices of Power.

    The series, featuring Indigenous Churchill Fellows, explores critical stages in the fight for First Nations rights and self-determination and for meaningful representation in places of power.

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Learn globally, inspire locally.

Churchill Fellowships offer a diverse range of people from all walks of life an opportunity to travel overseas for four to eight weeks to explore a topic or issue that they are passionate about.

No prescribed qualifications are required in order to apply for a Churchill Fellowship, and the topic of your proposed project is limitless, provided a benefit to Australia and willingness to share your findings with the Australian community is evident.

Become a Fellow

Churchill Fellows make a difference in all aspects of Australian life, across an incredibly broad and diverse range of topics and issues such as agriculture, health, arts and music, building and architecture, business, sport, science, environment and more.

As an internationally recognised award, Churchill Fellows gain access to expertise from around the world.

Applicants are empowered to design their own projects to explore international best practice and innovation that can be applied in Australia.



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Pictured: Churchill Fellow Helen Smith

Accessibility and inclusion

The Trust is committed to accessible and inclusive practices, and a respect for the spectrum of diversity. We work to ensure that all of our Fellows, volunteers and staff feel valued and supported.

We welcome applications for Churchill Fellowships from a diverse range of people from all walks of life. It is important to us that we work with you to create a positive Fellowship experience and encourage all applicants requiring additional support, including the provision of reasonable adjustments to discuss with the Churchill Trust Team.

Churchill Fellows Associations

Engage with your local Churchill Fellows Association where you can be part of ongoing state/territory based Fellowship activities.

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  • The Churchill Fellows Association of the Australian Capital Territory hosts various functions and activities throughout the year including dinner events where new Fellows are introduced and returning Fellows are awarded their medallions. Your local Association supports the National Roadshow of Information Sessions co-ordinated by the Winston Churchill Trust annually and they also independently organise their own events or participate in local festivals and conferences where relevant to promote the Fellowship opportunity. Visit CFA ACT

  • The Churchill Fellows Association of New South Wales hosts various functions and activities throughout the year including dinner events where new Fellows are introduced and returning Fellows are awarded their medallions. Your local Association supports the National Roadshow of Information Sessions co-ordinated by the Winston Churchill Trust annually and they also independently organise their own events or participate in local festivals and conferences where relevant to promote the Fellowship opportunity. Visit CFA NSW

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  • The Churchill Fellows Association of the Northern Territory hosts various functions and activities throughout the year including dinner events where new Fellows are introduced and returning Fellows are awarded their medallions. Your local Association supports the National Roadshow of Information Sessions co-ordinated by the Winston Churchill Trust annually and they also independently organise their own events or participate in local festivals and conferences where relevant to promote the Fellowship opportunity. Visit CFA NT

  • The Churchill Fellows Association of South Australia hosts various functions and activities throughout the year including dinner events where new Fellows are introduced and returning Fellows are awarded their medallions. Your local Association supports the National Roadshow of Information Sessions co-ordinated by the Winston Churchill Trust annually and they also independently organise their own events or participate in local festivals and conferences where relevant to promote the Fellowship opportunity. Visit CFA SA

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  • The Churchill Fellows Association of Western Australia hosts various functions and activities throughout the year including dinner events where new Fellows are introduced and returning Fellows are awarded their medallions. Your local Association supports the National Roadshow of Information Sessions co-ordinated by the Winston Churchill Trust annually and they also independently organise their own events or participate in local festivals and conferences where relevant to promote the Fellowship opportunity. Visit CFA WA

  • The Churchill Fellows Association of Queensland hosts various functions and activities throughout the year including dinner events where new Fellows are introduced and returning Fellows are awarded their medallions. Your local Association supports the National Roadshow of Information Sessions co-ordinated by the Winston Churchill Trust annually and they also independently organise their own events or participate in local festivals and conferences where relevant to promote the Fellowship opportunity. Visit CFA QLD

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  • The Churchill Fellows Association of Victoria hosts various functions and activities throughout the year including dinner events where new Fellows are introduced and returning Fellows are awarded their medallions. Your local Association supports the National Roadshow of Information Sessions co-ordinated by the Winston Churchill Trust annually and they also independently organise their own events or participate in local festivals and conferences where relevant to promote the Fellowship opportunity. Visit CFA VIC

  • The Churchill Fellows Association of Tasmania hosts various functions and activities throughout the year including dinner events where new Fellows are introduced and returning Fellows are awarded their medallions. Your local Association supports the National Roadshow of Information Sessions co-ordinated by the Winston Churchill Trust annually and they also independently organise their own events or participate in local festivals and conferences where relevant to promote the Fellowship opportunity. Visit CFA TAS

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  • The Churchill Fellows Association of New Zealand hosts various functions and activities throughout the year including dinner events where new Fellows are introduced and returning Fellows are awarded their medallions. Visit CFA NZ

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