Region I

Region I Grants

Travel Grants

NAFSA Region I supports colleagues who wish to advance their professional development by attending regional conference activities by offering a travel grant that will help defray the costs of attendance. The amount of the award will vary year to year depending on costs with a maximum award at $750. Deadline is August 1, 2018.

In order of priority, criteria for travel grants include:

  • Must reside in Region I and be currently working, studying, or volunteering in international education
  • Participation in training or other activities that will prepare you to contribute to Region I
  • Agree to the grant expectations and sign the form
  • NAFSA Membership (not required but preferred)
  • First time recipients of a Region I Travel Grant (not required but preferred)
  • Session Presenters (not required but preferred)

Previous Travel Grant Recipients

Learn more about the experience of attending the 2015 Regional Conference in Boise through these reports from our travel grant recipients.

Advocacy Day Grants

NAFSA Region I is supports colleagues interested in learning how to support public policy related to international education through participation in the annual NAFSA Advocacy Day. The amount of the award will vary year to year depending on costs with a maxi-mum award at $750. Deadline is January 13, 2019.

In order of priority, criteria for travel grants include:

  • Strength of the Statement of Objectives, Letter of Support, and breakdown of costs.
  • Must reside in Region I and be currently working, studying, or volunteering in in-ternational education
  • Agree to the grant expectations and sign the form
  • NAFSA Membership (not required but preferred)
  • First time recipient (not required but preferred)

Academy Scholarships

NAFSA Region I is offering scholarships for the Academy. Apply now!

The Academy for International Education is:

  • A one year training program with extensive networking opportunities
  • An introduction to the profession of international education and its major practice areas
  • An investment in your career and future in leadership
  • Flexible and designed to meet your individual needs and learning goals
  • An opportunity you do not want to miss!

Click here for more information about the program and the application process. Academy applications are due no later than January 4, 2016.

If your employer is unable to support the full Academy participation fee, apply for a Region I Academy Support Scholarship. Scholarship applications are also due no later than January 4, 2016.

Please include a statement about why you are interested in participating in the Academy (you may submit your Academy application Statement of Interest if you like) as well as an Institutional Statement of Need signed by your supervisor and the application.

For questions, please email Region I Academy Coach.

Reimbursement Procedures

Please email the Region I Treasurer with questions: Kristin Evans, evansk27@uw.edu.

  • Reimbursement requests should be submitted no later than 10 days after the event ending.
  • The following will be covered:
    • Airfare, train tickets, hotel and rental car expenses should be accompanied by the detailed receipt showing a bal-ance of zero or paid in full.
    • Mileage will be reimbursed at the rate of .565/mile. Please include a copy of the map showing the mileage.
    • Meals are reimbursed at the federal per diem rate for the city where the event took place. Receipts are not re-quired for the per diem rates, but please include it on the reimbursement form. Meals included in the event program will not be reimbursed. Please include a schedule of events showing the meals provided with your reimbursement form.
     
  • Reimbursement requests can be submitted in person, by email or by postal mail.