Thouron Award for postgraduate study at the University of Pennsylvania

thouronaward_1novApplications are now open for graduate study scholarship in the US with The Thouron Award.

Up to TEN awards, each with a total value of approximately US$90,000 per year, covering tuition fees, health insurance and living expenses, including travel in the US will be available (for one or two years) from 1 September 2018 for candidates who wish to pursue a postgraduate programme at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, US.

Applications are invited by 23:59 (GMT) on 1 November 2017 from UK university graduates, including forthcoming summer 2018 graduates, who are British citizens normally resident in the UK.

Scholars are chosen not only for their academic achievements, but for their ability to engage with one another and take an active part in a changing world. They are expected to act as student-ambassadors, putting their energy and intellect to work strengthening the ties between two great nations.

Study in Germany?

germany_flag_perspective_800_1520All you need to know if you’re interested in studying, doing research, or teaching in Germany from DAAD – German Academic Exchange Service – whether you’re an undergraduate, postgraduate, researcher or senior academic.  They also run a number of Special Programmes.

The website also gives some funding and placement resources.

Postgrad study in Canada?

EduCanada UK Postgraduate Fair on Saturday 7 October 2017 will be held at Canada House, Trafalgar Square, London SW1.  Reference materials will be provided and the event is free to attend.  Find out more at the official EduCanada UK Postgraduate Fair page, or follow on Facebook and Twitter for the latest information.


QS World Grad School Tour

is returning to London on 30 September 2017. The day is designed to help you with a master’s application from start to finish.  Interact with admissions directors from global universities and discover the various types of programs on offer both in the UK and abroad.

  • Attend informative seminars and presentations
  • Gain access to a platform of scholarships
  • Get a complimentary copy of the QS Top Grad School Guide

Register at

Celebrate your success

success_coffeeHave you studied in the UK in the last 15 years, and are now living outside the UK and doing great things?

Write about your achievements and enter the British Council Alumni Awards – closing date for entries is 2 October 2017.   Find out more and enter…

Need funding?

leverhulme_1116The Leverhulme Trust provides funding for research projects, fellowships, studentships, bursaries and prizes; it operates across all the academic disciplines, aiming being to support talented individuals as they realise their personal vision in research and professional training.

The Study Abroad Studentships scheme supports students who wish to undertake a period of advanced study or research at a centre of learning anywhere in the world except the UK and the USA,  and applications are currently being accepted for awards commencing from June 2017.  Find out more….

Generation UK-China scholarship

china_beijingDoes the idea of studying in China appeal to you?  A chance to spread your wings?  Immerse yourself in a different culture?  A Generation UK-China scholarship gives you an opportunity to experience what it’s like to spend a semester or year at university there.

Find out more.  Be a part of #GenerationUK