Under a new partnership with Hort Innovation, three Churchill Fellowships will be offered annually for the next four years, specifically for international research on a topic related to horticulture.

They will be awarded on the basis that the research undertaken will provide clear benefit to the Australian horticulture sector and, ultimately, to the wider community. The scholarships are available to anyone working in a registered levy-paying Australian horticulture business, including in the vegetable and potato sectors, and applications will open on 1 February 2018.

Previous participants in Churchill Fellowships from the horticulture industry include:

To find out more about the Hort Innovation Churchill Fellowships or the general Fellowship, please visit the Churchill Trust website.

Churchill Fellowships are funded by the Hort Frontiers Leadership Fund, part of the Hort Frontiers strategic partnership initiative developed by Hort Innovation, with co-investment from the Winston Churchill Memorial Foundation and contributions from the Australian Government.