Region VII

Welcome to Region VII! Region VII comprises seven southeastern U.S. states along with our friends and colleagues in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Travel Grants

Region VII will offer 10 travel grants in the form of free conference registration and up to $400 in travel expenses!

There are several states within Region VII that will also offer travel grants. Please reach out to your state representative, for more information.

Travel Grant Awardees Receive:

  • Waiver of the conference registration fee at the early-bird rate
  • Up to $300 in reimbursable costs for eligible travel expenses based on receipts
  • Recognition at the Region VII Conference

Application:

  • Apply for a 2019 Region VII Travel Grant and provide all supporting documentation via the uploads on the form.
  • Deadline to submit completed application: September 6, 2019
  • If you have difficulty using the link above, you may request a PDF application from Allegra Laing

Important Dates:

  • September 13, 2019: Notification of award via email with early-bird registration instructions

HBCU Forum Grants

Region VII will provide four $50 grants to attend the HBCU Forum at the Regional Conference. To apply, you must be a professional working at an HBCU / MSI (minority serving institution), including tribal colleges, in Region VII.

HBCU Forum Grant Awardees Receive:

  • Waiver of the HBCU Forum preconference workshop registration fee
  • Recognition at the Region VII Conference

Application:

  • Apply for an HBCU Forum Grant and provide all supporting documentation via the uploads on the form.
  • Deadline to submit completed application: September 6, 2019
  • If you have difficulty using the link above, you may request a PDF application from Allegra Laing

Important Dates:

  • September 13, 2019: Notification of award via email with early-bird registration instructions

Advocacy Day 2020

Region VII is pleased to support three travel grants up to $750 (early bird registration fee and $525 of reimbursable travel expenses) each to defray the cost of travel and participation in NAFSA's 2020 Advocacy Day.

  • All applications and supporting materials must be submitted by January 3, 2020
  • Travel Grant application and instructions
  • Awardees will be notified in time to register for the Advocacy Day early bird savings rate.

Event dates: March 16-17, 2020
Registration: Register for Advocacy Day
Region VII Travel Grant Deadline: January 3, 2020
Early bird deadline for Advocacy Day: January 22, 2020