Every May, we invite all graduating international students to celebrate their success at Penn at the Graduation Reception for International Students! Hosted by Penn Global and International Student and Scholar Services, we celebrate with global cuisine, musical performances, and the awarding of the Penn Global Student Citizenship Award. 

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Penn Global Student Citizenship Award

Penn Global is committed to honoring international students who have prioritized global engagement by bringing the world to Penn and Penn to the world. The Penn Global Student Citizenship Award is presented to a graduating international student who has best exemplified a spirit of global citizenship during his or her time at Penn. There will be one award for an undergraduate and one award for a graduate student.

Recipients receive an award and are recognized at the International Student Graduation Reception.

Applications for the award are accepted during the spring semester.


Past Winners:

2016

Winner: Leah Davidson

Honorable Mentions: Mahaltchmi Subramaniam and Ting Zhang


2017 Winners:

Undergraduate: Mitchelle Matesva

Graduate: Jenny Qianying Zhang