Stipends and Benefits
What is the stipend for the fellowship?
Total compensation for the semester is $32,500, which includes both the salary and benefits.
Is health care included?
Yes, the Oak Fellow will be on the Colby College health plan while in residence. We will work with the Fellow to also provide coverage for dependent family members who accompany the Fellow, although the Fellow will be responsible for paying the cost of additional persons covered by the college’s insurance.
What about transportation from the Fellow’s base of operations?
The Fellowship includes round-trip transportation for the Oak Fellow, as well as a limited stipend that may be used to help offset the cost of dependent family members who accompany the Fellow.
What of housing expenses?
The Fellowship includes housing for the Fellow during the semester in residence and an orientation period up to one month before the beginning of the semester.
What of transportation is available in Waterville?
The Fellowship provides the use of a rental vehicle for the Fellow while she/he is in residence, assuming that the Fellow has an International Drivers License and good driving record.
Will meals be provided?
The College will provide the Fellow with a pass so he or she can eat some meals in the dining halls free of charge. Kitchen facilities will be provided with the Fellow’s housing and the Fellow will be responsible for all meals taken off campus.
What kind of support will the Oak Fellow have for teaching and research?
The College will provide the Fellow with use of a computer, access to e-mail and the Internet, telephone, fax, secretarial support, library privileges, and a 10-hour per week student assistant.