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Applications are due Monday, October 27th, 2014 at 4:30 PM.

Applications for the 2015 Oberlin Shansi Fellowship can be found below. Please look over the listed items below that we require for a complete application. We encourage you to browse our website to learn more about our current fellows, partner sites, and our mission, but for all you potential applicants, there are two important details of eligibility that we would like to clarify:

  • All students from the College and Conservatory are welcome and eligible. You DO NOT need to be an East Asian Studies major to apply.
  • You can apply UP TO THREE YEARS after you graduate from Oberlin College and Conservatory

Click here to download the Oberlin Shansi Fellowship Application 2015(Download this to your computer, fill out the form, re-save it, and email it as an attachment with your additional essays. If you fill out the form in a new tab online, you will not be able to save your changes.)

We require three letters of reference. Please use the Fellowship Reference Letter Form 2015You may either save this to your computer and fill out the required information, then email the newly-saved document to your references, OR print out the document and provide a signed hardcopy to your references.

For further information, read the Fellowship FAQs, the Fellowship Information form, email Elaine Vukov ( or swing by the Shansi office at 103 Peters Hall on Oberlin College’s campus–open from 8:30-12pm and 1:30-4:30 PM. Hard copy applications are available in the office.

All application materials should be submitted to the Shansi Office in hard copy or by email to Evelyn Wilkins at

The deadline for the 2015 Fellowship Application is Monday, October 27th, 2014 at 4:30 PM.