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The Palm Beach Branch offers multiple fellowships for summer study in the United Kingdom as part of its British Universities Summer School. The fellowships cover tuition, room & board and travel assistance for Palm Beach County high school teachers.  The BUSS Fellow has the opportunity to perform on the stage of the Globe Theatre during Teaching Shakespeare in Performance, presented by the Shakespeare's Globe, London. Or, to apply to University of Oxford which offers a variety of English Literature courses, as well as courses in Creative Writing, History, and Politics. The Scottish Universities International Summer School, based at the University of Edinburgh offers Creative Writing, Contemporary British and Irish Literature, and Theatre.

The scholarship awards are made by the Palm Beach Branch's Scholarship Committee after reviews of information submitted by the applicants and interviews with the finalists. The BUSS Coordinator, Sally Alice Smith (contact details at right) must receive all applications by Wednesday, January 20, 2016.

If you are interested in becoming a BUSS Scholar for 2016 summer, please complete the following steps:

  1. Start your application Here to be considered for one of the  Palm Beach BUSS Scholarship!

  2. Go to esu-buss.org for information on 2016 courses and dates.


The English-Speaking Union

Palm Beach Branch

Welcome to the ESU

The ESU celebrates English as a shared language to foster global understanding and good will by providing educational and cultural opportunities for students, educators, and members.

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