THE THOURON AWARD, a graduate exchange program between the United Kingdom and the University of Pennsylvania, offers a life-changing opportunity for exceptional students. Its funding provides generous scholarships for postgraduate study abroad, and recipients join a stimulating community of international scholars and Thouron alumni. Explore how to apply for a graduate scholarship from the U.K. or from Penn.

What’s new

2016 Scholars Named


Alastair Blake
Master’s in Business Administration

Beatriz Brown
Master’s in Law

Liam Foster
Master’s in Clinical Epidemiology

Claude Muhuza
Master’s in Law

Aldo Ponterosso
Master’s in Social Policy

Dexter Gajjar-Reid
Master’s in Bioengineering

David Towriss
Master’s in Law

Ben Williams
Master’s in Public Administration


Peter Bryan
Master’s in Computer Science and Machine Learning,
University College London

Audrey Harnagel
Master’s in History and Philosophy of Science and Medicine,
University of Cambridge

Jade Huynh
Master’s in Forced Migration and Refugee Studies,
University of Oxford

Angela Perfetti
Master’s in Medical Anthropology,
Durham University

Becky Sokolow
Master’s in International Relations,
University of Edinburgh

Maanvi Singh
Master’s inInternational Journalism,
City University London

Elizabeth Thom
Master’s in Comparative Social Policy,
University of Oxford

Emily Zhang
Master’s in Technology Policy,
University of Cambridge


What’s next

Application Deadlines for 2016

British Candidates
15 October 2016

American Candidates
1 October 2016

Interview Weekend

British Candidates
13-14 January 2017

American Candidates
28 January 2017


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