Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access

This is at the core of who we are. This is what we strive to achieve through our strategic plan and in our work. The NAFSA community’s commitment to the values of I.D.E.A. will continue to define who we become.

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Award for Impact in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Award for Impact in DEI

The Award for Impact in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion honors a NAFSA member who has shown commitment to advocating for the interests of under-represented populations; improving recruitment and retention of underrepresented populations, or incorporating diversity or anti-oppression training in international education programming.

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NAFSA RISE Fellowship

NAFSA RISE Fellowship

NAFSA honors the richness of human diversity and the essential power of discussion and collaboration across geographic and other boundaries and is proud to relaunch its flagship diversity, equity, and inclusion program: the NAFSA RISE (Representation, Inclusion, Support, and Empowerment) Fellowship.

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Bryant Memorial Scholarship

NAFSA and the Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) created the NAFSA Tamara H. Bryant Memorial Scholarship to increase diversity and inclusion in study abroad. The scholarship generates opportunities for African-American undergraduate students to study abroad and gain valuable experiences.

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NAFSA Land Acknowledgement

NAFSA: Association of International Educators has offices in Washington, D.C., USA on the ancestral lands of the Anacostan, Nacotchtank, Piscataway and Pamunkey people. This land acknowledgement is our way of recognizing Indigenous presence in our everyday lives.

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