College Scholarships & Prizes

College Scholarships

Scholarships are awarded to students who obtain Firsts. The current value of a scholarship is £120. In addition, a scholar is entitled to occupy a room during vacations and is invited to a College Guest Night. Prizes are awarded to students who obtain a 2.1 which falls within the top 25% of results in their Tripos. The current value of a prize is £60. There are no limits on the numbers of Scholarships and Prizes which can be awarded. If in any year everyone gets a First, the College will happily foot the bill!


Named College Prizes

Edwyn Charles Hart Memorial Prize — £100

This prize is awarded to an undergraduate in their final year who, regardless of subject, is judged to have been the top performer in the College. Directors of Studies will nominate any eligible students to the Senior Tutor.

The Hart-Marshall Prize in the arts & humanities — £150 plus one Cambridge University Press book

This prize is awarded to an undergraduate in their final year of an Arts & Humanities subject, who is judged to have been the top performer in the College. Directors of Studies will nominate any eligible students to the Senior Tutor.

The Hart-Marshall Prize for English — £50 plus one Cambridge University Press book

Awarded to the Churchill student who has performed outstandingly in any part of the English Tripos. Nominated by the student's Director of Studies.

The Beatrice Blore-Brown Prize — £250

This prize will be given for the best academic performance in the Tripos by an undergraduate who rowed or coxed in the first or second men’s or women’s boats in the May bumps of that year.


Subject Prizes

Bill Brown Prize for Engineering — 4 Prizes of £250 

One student in each year who is judged to have been the top performer in their particular year. Nominated by the student's Director of Studies.

Hawthorne Prize for Engineering — £300 

For the Churchill undergraduate who has made the most outstanding contribution in Engineering in the preceding twelve months. Nominated by the student's Director of Studies.

Broers Prize for Computing Science — £125

Endowed by alumni, in honour of the former Master, Lord Broers for the student in Part II who has been the top performer in the tripos. Nominated by the student's Director of Studies. 

Bullard Prize for Physics/Earth Sciences — 3 Prizes of £150 

For students who achieved the best performances in:

Nominated by the student's Director of Studies.

Classics Prize — £200

For the Churchill undergraduate who has made the most outstanding contribution in Classics in the preceding twelve months. Nominated by the student's Director of Studies.

The Christinne and Hermann Bondi Prize for Mathematics — Two prizes of £50

For the Churchill undergraduates who made the best contribution to the standing of the College in Mathematics in the previous twelve months in Parts IB and Part II of the Mathematics Tripos. Nominated by the student's Director of Studies.

Tout Tristram Prizes for Mathematics — up to two prizes of £50 

The Directors of Studies in Mathematics may award prizes each year to any Churchill mathematician who comes top, in the University, in his or her Tripos.

The Bhagwati Prize for Biological Sciences — £150 

For the Churchill undergraduate (other than a medical or veterinary student) who has performed outstandingly well in one of the biological subjects in Part II of the Natural Sciences Tripos. Nominated by the student's Director of Studies.

The Katritzky Prize for Chemistry — £200 

For the Churchill undergraduate specialising in Chemistry who has achieved the best performance in Part II of the Natural Sciences Tripos. Nominated by the student's Director of Studies.

Alex Hopkins Memorial Prize for Chemistry — £150 

For the Churchill undergraduate with the best performance in Natural Sciences Tripos Part III Chemistry, on condition that the student is placed in the First Class. Nominated by the student's Director of Studies.

The Anthony and Christina Kelly Prize in Materials Science and Metallurgy — £250

For the Churchill undergraduate who achieved the best overall performance in Part 1A or Part 1B of the Natural Sciences Tripos, and whose papers for that examination included, as appropriate, either Materials and Mineral Sciences in Part 1A or Materials Science and Metallurgy in Part 1B. Nominated by the student's Director of Studies.

The Alton & Eunice Kramer Prize for Law — £125

For the Churchill undergraduate specialising in Law who has achieved the best performance in Part 1A of the Law Tripos. Nominated by the student's Director of Studies.

Mitsuharu Hara Prize for Economics — £150

For the Churchill undergraduate specialising in Economics who has achieved the best performance in a University examination in Economics. The recipient must have obtained a First and have achieved the highest relative ranking among all Churchill students taking any part of the Economics Tripos in that year. Nominated by the student's Director of Studies.

Medical and Veterinary Fund Prizes — £100 and £150

Nominated by the student's Director of Studies:

Any student who has been awarded a Distinction in one of the Final examinations at any time during the current academic year will be nominated by their student's Director of Studies for a £100 per prize.


More information

For any queries relating to College Scholarships, please contact the Tutorial Office.

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