Region VII

Region VII

Welcome to the Region VII website!

The Region VII Leadership Team welcomes both members and nonmembers of NAFSA to the region, and we encourage your involvement. We hope you find this site both practical and helpful. If you have any questions or suggestions, please feel free to contact the Region VII Team.

2019 NAFSA Advocacy Day - TRAVEL GRANTS AVAILABLE

March 18-19, 2019
Each year, NAFSA convenes a 2-day event in Washington DC called Advocacy Day. It is a powerful way for international educators to be heard. As an attendee, you'll share your personal stories and communicate the value of a globally engaged United States via: 

  • Meeting personally with your members of Congress and their staff as scheduled by NAFSA
  • Influencing new and pending legislation that affects our profession, students, and scholars
  • Sharing your personal stories and communicating the value of international education
  • Advocacy Training to enhance your presentation skills
  • Providing data on how international education impacts economic growth in your states and districts

Region VII Travel Grants

Region VII is pleased to support 3 travel grants up to $750 each to defray the cost of travel and participation in NAFSA's Advocacy Day, 2019.

  • Deadline: All applications and supporting materials must be submitted by midnight on Tuesday, January 8, 2019. 
  • Notification: Awardees will be notified by Tuesday, January 15, 2019 in time to register for the Advocacy Day early bird rate, which expires, Tuesday, January 22, 2019.
  • Application: To apply for a Region VII Travel Grant, please review the details, requirements on the Advocacy Day 2019 Travel Grant Application

General Registration for Advocacy Day 2019 Now Open
Registration is now open if you prefer to plan head or use year-end funds that your institution may have available. View cost, hotel, and registration information here.

2019 Regional Conference

Region VII Conference
November 17-20, 2019
Orlando, FL

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