The Churchill Award is the Joint Professional Engineering Institutions (PEI) Award for an individual or a small team (the majority of whom are serving members of the armed forces or were serving at the time) for achievement in engineering and technical advancement in support of military operations during the period 01 April 2015 to 31 March 2016.
In 2010/2011, the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), working in partnership with the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST), the Royal Aeronautical Society (RAES), the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), Institution of Royal Engineers (InstRE) and Society of Operations Engineers (SOE), was part of an initiative to re-launch this prestigious award which had previously been presented to individuals such as Sir Frank Whittle, Sir Geoffrey de Haviland and Professor Alan Wells.
First presented in 1952 by Sir Winston Churchill the award is now realigned to reflect the achievement in engineering and technical advancement in support of military operations for those serving within the Armed Forces.
Managers or Commanding Officers of qualifying individuals or teams are asked to submit written citations. These should not exceed 1000 words and can include a maximum of one diagram and one photograph.
You can find more information about the Churchill Medal and it’s previous recipients here.
Entries and Deadlines
2017 dates to be announced