Graduate Scholarship, Lifetime Fellowship

The Thouron Award,

A graduate exchange program between the United Kingdom and the University of Pennsylvania offers a life-changing opportunity for exceptional students. It provides generous scholarships for postgraduate study abroad, and recipients will be welcomed into a diverse and stimulating community of international scholars and Thouron alumni. Explore how to apply for a graduate scholarship from the U.K. or from Penn.

Featured Alumni

What's New horn

2024 Scholars Named


  • Arianna Alonso BizziMaster's Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Johannes StaufenbergMaster's Degree in Business
  • Amelia StewartMaster of Science in Social Policy
  • Ruaridh OwensMaster's Degree in Law
  • Daniel MayersMaster's Degree in Business Administration
  • Charlie JennerMaster's in Bioethics
  • Caitlin FarrellMaster's Degree in Law


  • Joshua YangMaster’s Degree In Public Policy And Economic Development
  • Emma Søndergaard JensenMaster’s Degree In Philosophy
  • George MorcosMaster’s Degree In Pathology
  • Ellie McKeownMaster’s Degree In Social Research
  • Crystal MarshallMaster’s Degree In Film Programming
  • Lynn LarabiMaster’s Degree In Policy Evaluation And Social Intervention
  • Sheil DesaiMaster’s Degree In Planetary Health
  • Sonali DeliwalaMaster’s Degree In Economic Policy For International Development
  • Maya Brawer-CohenMaster's Degree In Healthcare Management

What's Next calendar

Application Deadlines for 2025-2026 Academic Year


November 1, 2024


October 15, 2024

Interview Weekend


January 2025London or Virtual


Late January 2025Philadelphia or Virtual

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Apply from Penn

The Thouron Award offers funding for graduate study in the U.K., to graduating seniors, professional students, graduate students or recent graduates of the University of Pennsylvania.

Apply From Penn

Apply from the U.K.

The Thouron Award offers funding for graduate study at the University of Pennsylvania, to final-year undergraduate students attending, or recent graduates of, any university in the United Kingdom.

Apply from the U.K.

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