The English-Speaking Union of the United States: Education. Scholarship. Understanding.


Membership Benefits

National Benefits:

  • Participation in volunteer experiences that make a difference in the lives of worthy students and teachers
  • Invitations to gatherings of cultural significance such as speaker events, art exhibits and food/wine tastings
  • A chance to provide at-home hospitality for scholars and speakers from abroad; get to know your global neighbors in your own home
  • Opportunities to travel and attend Regional, National and International Conferences where you can meet other ESU members from around the world
  • Use of the Library at ESU National Headquarters in New York
  • A 20% discount off a selection of 33 bestselling editions and up to two exquisite free gifts from the Folio Society
  • A 25% discount off online purchases from Walkers Shortbread (through December 31, 2015)
  • Members access to the Rooftop Herb Garden of the Brunel Museum overlooking the Thames
  • Invitation to the annual British Societies Summer Garden Party in New York City
  • The enjoyment of privileges at ESU of the Commonwealth Headquarters, Dartmouth House and discounted rates at the Chesterfield and other Mayfair hotels in London; discounted lodging at the Royal Over-Seas League and Edinburgh Overseas House in Edinburgh

International Benefits:

ESUUS Members are given dining and lodging privileges at exclusive restaurants, hotels and clubs in London and Edinburgh. To view the full list of National and International Membership Benefits: Download PDF

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