Frequently asked questions about NAFSA’s Global Dialogue Fellowship Program.

What is the application deadline?

This information will be posted in August 2019.

What is the timeline of the 2020 program?

Please check back in August 2019 when the application opens.

What are the benefits of attending the NAFSA Annual Conference?
How will Global Dialogue Fellows be selected?

A group of senior international educators from U.S. higher education institutions will serve as the selection committee. They will review all applications and supporting documents to ascertain the dedication of the individual to international education and the potential of the individual to help build capacity in the home institution.

Who will my mentor (Global Dialogue Partner) be?

NAFSA will recruit senior international educators from universities and colleges in the United States who are willing to share their knowledge and experience to support a Global Dialogue Fellow and will match each Global Dialogue Fellow to a Global Dialogue Partner.

Will I receive a stipend or health insurance during the time that I'm in the United States?

You will receive an allowance for meals during the annual conference week, library research, and travel days. You will also receive health and accident insurance.

Will I receive a Certificate of Completion at the end of program?

Yes. NAFSA will provide individuals who complete the program and submit their final report with a certificate of participation.

Is internet connectivity a requirement?

Yes. The primary method of communication will be email; therefore, all Global Dialogue Fellows must have regular and reliable Internet access.

If I'm not selected this year, may I reapply?

Yes, depending on the list of eligible countries. Information will be available in August 2019.

How can I become a Global Dialogue Partner?