The English-Speaking Union
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.
The ESU, a non-profit, non-political organization:
- Advances global understanding by providing educational opportunities through programs and scholarship for students, educators, and members;
- Promotes communication and open exchange of ideas among the world's speakers of English;
- Enriches communities through active involvement of its branch members in outreach programs;
- Offers financial assistance to students and educators to further academic pursuits in English-related studies, and
- Develops common bonds through a shared interest in the English language and culture to strengthen friendship among members and those they serve.