Opportunity Overview

Winston Churchill Trust

A Churchill Fellowship offers Australian citizens and permanent residents a life-changing opportunity to travel overseas for four to eight weeks to learn more about a topic or issue that they are passionate about.

You don’t need an academic qualification to apply, in fact you don’t need to have finished school. You can do a Churchill Fellowship on any topic, provided there is a benefit to Australia and your community by you sharing your knowledge or skills.

We are so excited that you’re here and thinking about applying for a Churchill Fellowship. There are no limits to your topic, no qualifications needed, and you just have to be 18+ and an Australian citizen or permanent resident to apply. Before you hit ‘apply’, you may like to take a look through these handy links to find out more about the Churchill Fellowship.

  1. Read the finer print on our guidelines and  selection process
  2. Watch back some of our Information sessions held throughout February
  3. Check out our Application guide which includes application form questions
  4. Get your referees ready (one personal, one professional). Reach out to them and provide them with the Referee Guide
  5. Read our Frequently Asked Questions

If applying online presents difficulties for you, please contact us to discuss your situation as support or reasonable adjustment can be provided. Using a different method to apply can only be considered in exceptional circumstances. Read our commitment to accessible and inclusive practices.

Winston Churchill Trust


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Paradigm Shifters

Paradigm shifters purpose-driven path is all about tackling our world’s biggest challenges by making patterns from the madness. They have an uncanny ability to zoom out and see the bigger picture where others cannot. It also might mean that you’re great at puzzles 😹🧩

(sneak peak) opportunity areas for paradigm shifters: 

  • Change Consulting 
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  • Analysis

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