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.

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2020 Scholars Named

Radha Bhatt
Master’s in Law

Laura Edwards
Master’s in Law

Ben Gregson
Master of Arts in English

Bradley Lander
Master’s in Science in Periodontics

Fay Lockett 
Master’s in Education

Daniel McKaveney
Master’s in Law

Josh Platt 
Master’s in Science of Social Policy

Phoebe Price 
Master’s in Science of Social Policy

Louis Resnick
Master’s in Science of Bioethics

Samad Wahid
Master’s in Business Administration



Braden Cordivari
Master’s in Archaeological Science

Daniel De Varona Brennan
Master’s in Military History

Gregory Forkin
Master’s in Mathematics

Natasha Menon
Master’s in International Migration and Public Policy

Robert Subtirelu
Master’s in Clinical and Therapeutic Neuroscience

Zachary Whitlock
Master’s in Environmental Systems Engineering

Maia Yoshida
Master’s in STEM Education


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Application Deadlines for 2020

British Candidates
1 November 2020

American Candidates
15 October 2020

Interview Weekend

British Candidates
January 2021
London or Virtual

American Candidates
Late January 2021
Philadelphia or Virtual


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