Shansi Fellow Julia Skrovan '15 vacations with friends on a beach in Banda Aceh, Indonesia.

FELLOWSHIP BENEFITS

Shansi offers one of the most generous and comprehensive benefits packages of any post-graduate Fellowship program. We are the only Fellowship available to recent Oberlin Alumni that provides:

 

  • Pre-departure medical expenses up to $2,000

  • A guaranteed $1,500 grant for professional development and independent exploration

  • Multi-week Teaching English as a Second Language (TESOL) training for teaching Fellowships

  • Reimbursement for visa expenses

 

Shansi is also one of two Fellowship programs to offer intensive 6-8 week language training at a language school prior to the Fellowship. We also provide opportunities for continued language instruction throughout the Fellowship.

 

The full list of Shansi benefits include:

  • A monthly stipend to cover living expenses

  • International roundtrip airfare

  • Major medical and evacuation insurance

  • 6-8 week intensive language training program, including tuition, housing, books, and travel

  • Multi-week Teaching English as a Second Language (TESOL) training for Teaching fellowships

  • Pre-departure medical expenses up to $2,000

  • Guaranteed $1,500 grant for professional development and independent exploration

  • Reimbursement for visa expenses

  • Extensive paid 

  • vacation time (up to 3 months per year for Teaching Fellows, up to 6 weeks for Fellows at NGO partners)

  • Eligibility for deferral of some federal student loans

  • Access to career mentorship from alumni and staff

Where are you going after graduation? Shansi Fellowships offer you the opportunity to live and work in Asia.

 

Shansi Fellows talk about their experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic and look to the future in May 2020.

 

Hear about their experience and apply to be a Shansi Fellow today! 

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