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

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