Region VIII

Welcome to NAFSA Region VIII

Welcome to the online home for NAFSA's Region VIII, which encompasses Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington, D.C. and West Virginia, and includes members representing more than 100 institutions who are dedicated to the growth of international education. Here you will find helpful resources for your work and information to aid you in connecting, communicating, and collaborating with the Region VIII community.

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Save the Date: 2017 Conference | Morgantown, WV | November 14-17, 2017

Stay tuned for more information about this year's annual conference.

Advocacy Day Scholarships | March 13-14, 2017

NAFSA Advocacy DayNAFSA Advocacy Day is an annual opportunity to voice your support for international education and exchange, while expanding your network and increasing your skill set. Advocacy Day take place over two days and includes an integrated set of advocacy training and practice activities, anchored by a morning of visits to each member's congressional delegation on Capitol Hill. NAFSA Region VIII supports colleagues who wish to advance their professional development through attendance at the Advocacy Day by offering a travel scholarship to help defray the costs of attendance.

In November 2016, the Region VIII team announced a commitment of $10,000 in funding to be shared with colleagues in the region to support attendance at this year’s Advocacy Day.

Learn More  Scholarship Recipients

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