Global Dialogue Fellowship Program

NAFSA’s Global Dialogue Fellowship Program: Africa is a two-year non-resident fellowship offered to individuals in charge of international programs and internationalization initiatives at higher education institutions in select sub-Saharan African countries.

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The Global Dialogue Fellowship Program: Africa, launched in 2014, offers a two-year non-resident fellowship to higher education professionals from select sub-Saharan African countries. Through this program, NAFSA is committed to:

  • Engaging with African colleagues and expanding their working knowledge of and access to model practices in internationalization, international programming, and international education
  • Providing opportunities for the exchange of international education expertise and innovative ideas between African leaders and the larger NAFSA community
  • Ensuring African presence and inclusion of African voices at NAFSA annual conferences
  • Offer publication and other opportunities for fellows to share their regional expertise

Program Features

10 higher education professionals are selected every two years and engage in a variety of professional development and networking opportunities, including:

  • Ongoing collaboration with senior level international education administrators at U.S. higher education institutions
  • Development and implementation of individual action plans to expand international education capacity and partnerships portfolio of fellows’ institutions
  • Attendance at two NAFSA annual conferences held in the United States

Program Applications

Application for the 2021 Global Dialogue Fellowship Program: Africa will open in spring 2021. To receive a personal notification about the 2021 call for applications, please contact us.

Global Dialogue Fellows

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