There are numerous organizations giving international education grants to students. NAFSA is one of these organizations. It serves the field of international education by giving grant opportunities to overseas educational advisors.
By educational advisors, we mean individuals who use students, scholars and trainees enthusiastic about education, research and training in the United States. An essential role is played by them in the development of services and opportunities for NAFSA members.
Educational Testing Services (ETS) generously supports NAFSA. US government affiliated advising center is also eligible to use with this grant. Ahead of the award is granted a selection committee of overseas educational advisers reviews the applicants.
A grant award of $2,000 is given to be useful for the purchase of new equipment or supplies, or it ma be some other kind of thing international education. The travel grant for overseas educational advisers supplies a $2,000 USD travel grant to the overseas educational advisers who need support to go to the NAFSA annual conference.
The eligibility requirement with this grant is that:
• The applicant must be an adviser in among the certified educational advising centers.
• The applicant must devote at the very least 50 percent of these professional duties to advising undergraduate /graduate students about the programs that they’ll pursue in US.
• Preference is given to the advisers who fall under and are subscribed to the NASFA Overseas Educational Advising Professional Network.
• The applicant mustn’t receive almost any grant from the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA), US Department of State to go to the NASFA annual conference and Expo.
The former grants given away by NASFA are the Advisors’Professional Partnership Program (APPP) that sponsors 10 US based international educators to EducationUSA advising center in 14 countries worldwide.
The objective of the program is to facilitate international exchange experience that will strengthen the tie and improve the knowledge of the role and work of EducationUSA advisers and the US based international educators and their house institutions.
Cooperative Grant Program (COOP) has provided seed funding for 977 creative programs since 1974 involving more than 460,000 US and international students and scholars community member’s faculty and campus staffs. This grant closed its last cycle in 2004 with the summertime incentive grant.