Sam Thompson

Senior Programme Manager, UK Awards

Sam manages all aspects of the UK Awards programme for British citizens, including the selection process, pre-departure support and orientation, and the organisation of three programme-related enrichment events for UK grantees.

He started his time at the US-UK Fulbright Commission working on the Sutton Trust US Programme, a cause he felt passionate about after his own experience on a Sutton Trust UK Summer School. Before working at Fulbright, Sam studied for his BA at the University of Cambridge and his MLitt in Scandinavian Studies at the University of Aberdeen. 

Outside of work Sam is interested in languages, music and game design.