Thouron Award Presentation – Study at Penn

The Thouron award, for British university graduates, which offers full funding, for up to two years, to study for a graduate degree programme at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia (Penn).

Established in 1960, it is one of the most generous exchange fellowships in the world. Not only does it provide funding for tuition fees but also a stipend that allows students to travel and immerse themselves in the life of their host country. Typically between 6-10 awards are offered to British Students each year. You can read more about the award on the website: .

Applications are invited by 5pm on 3 November 2014 from UK university graduates, including forthcoming summer 2015 graduates, who are British citizens normally resident in the UK. Come along and learn more at a Thouron Award presentation on:

30 September, 6pm, River Room, Strand Campus

All welcome: ideal for those who are coming to the end of a Master’s and are considering a postgraduate programme (Master’s or PhD) in the USA.

This scheme is open to students at all UK universities so if you have friends at other institutions who may be interested in the scholarship, let them know.

For further details, see Thouron website at or contact Jennie Eldridge, Thouron Awards, 020 7848 3376

The Thouron Award – Scholarships for postgraduate study in the USA

The Thouron Award

Up to TEN awards, each with a total value of approx. US$80,000 per year, covering tuition fees and living expenses, including travel in the USA, will be available for British nationals who wish to pursue a postgraduate course of study at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA.  Applications are due by November 1st 2013 for the 2014 academic year.

The University of Pennsylvania is one of the leading Ivy League institutions in the United States of America and offers a wide range of postgraduate course in Arts & Sciences, Communication, Dental Medicine, Education, Engineering & Applied Science, Architecture & Regional Planning, Law, Medicine, Nursing, Social Policy, Veterinary Medicine, and all aspects of Business Management at the prestigious Wharton School.

Further course details are available at:

A reception will be held for those who are interested in applying for a Thouron Award for postgraduate study at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia from September 2014.

Come along and learn more about the scheme, the university, and the city, from those who have already benefited from the generosity of the scheme, with a presentation and drinks on:

  • Monday, 7 October 2013, starts at 6.00pm
  • Council Room, King’s Building, Strand Campus, King’s College London

All are welcome to attend, however, please note that spaces are limited (approx 40) on a first come basis.

If you have any further queries please do not hesitate to contact Jennie Eldridge, UK Thouron Award Administrator, at: or tel: 020 7848 3376