Region V

Grants & Awards

See the upcoming grants and awards opportunities below.

Grants

NAFSA Region V 2018 Conference Grants

Each year, NAFSA Region V designates funds to be awarded as Region V Conference Grants for those who may not receive full, or even partial, financial support from their institutions to attend the conference. The grants will cover full or partial conference registration.Grants are intended to encourage conference participation from members and non-members alike, and from a variety of professionals in the field of international education--both newcomers and veterans.Preference will be given to those who have not previously attended a Region V conference and to presenters who have not previously presented at a Region V conference. For more information, please see the application form below.
2018 Region V Grant Application Application PDF
Deadline August 31, 2018

NAFSA Region V Advocacy Day Grants

NAFSA Region V is proud to announce that it will offer multiple grants for participants to attend Advocacy Day. This award is in the form of a reimbursement and will be given to cover these individuals’ registration fees and travel expenses. The amount of the grant is intended to cover the primary expenses incurred by participating in Advocacy Day 2018. There will be 5 grants available in the amount of $800, which is intended to cover your registration, flight, per diem for meals, and accommodation.

Deadline: The 2018 application deadline has passed.

Awards

Marilyn Boyd Foreign Born International Educator (FBIE) Award

Region V is pleased to announce it has designated a $400 award for an FBIE (Foreign Born International Educator) to recognize the contributions the person has made to the field of international education and to encourage FBIE participation in the Region V Conference.The award may be used to cover travel, meals, and/or accommodation.Preference will be given to first-time attendees and international students wishing to enter the field of international education. For more information, please see the application form below.
2018 NAFSA Region V Conference FBIE Award Application PDF
Application deadline August 31, 2018

Patti Jones Award for Outstanding Leadership in Region V

The Patti Jones Award for Outstanding Leadership is named in honor of Patti Jones (Western Illinois University), who has provided many years of service to Region V and the Region V team. The award is presented in recognition of outstanding leadership, contributions, and dedication to Region V, the regional leadership team, and to the internationalization of American higher education. To be eligible, the recipient must:

  • Be a member of NAFSA
  • Have provided outstanding contributions to the health, growth, and well-being of Region V
  • Have a deep commitment and dedication to the region and its members
  • Have provided mentoring and support to individuals within Region V; and
  • Be an individual whose service to the region has resulted in increased professionalism and enhanced services to international and U.S. students

To nominate a colleague for the Patti Jones Award for Outstanding Leadership, please submit the nomination form (below) and letters of support to regionv.chairstream@gmail.com by August 31, 2018.
Patti Jones Award for Outstanding Leadership in Region V Nomination Form PDF
Nomination deadline August 31, 2018

Region V New Professional Award

Established by the Region V team in 2014, the New Professional Award recognizes an individual in the region who is new to the field of international education, and who has made an outstanding contribution to international education through his or her enthusiasm, potential for leadership, and actual accomplishments at his or her institution or community and Region V. To be eligible, the individual may have no more than three years of experience in the field.

To nominate a colleague for the New Professional Award, please submit the nomination form (below) and letters of support to regionv.chairstream@gmail.com by August 31, 2018.
Region V New Professional Award Nomination Form PDF
Nomination deadline August 31, 2018

Grant Applications

If you have questions, contact Chair-Elect Karin Christoph Brown at Karin@oneearthevaluations.org