There are numerous organizations giving international education grants to students. NAFSA is one of these organizations. It serves the field of international education by providing grant opportunities to overseas educational advisors.
By educational advisors, we mean the people who use students, scholars and trainees interested in education, research and training in the United States. An important 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 apply because of this grant international students. Ahead of the award is granted a selection committee of overseas educational advisers reviews the applicants.
A grant award of $2,000 is directed at be useful for the purchase of new equipment or supplies, or it ma be several other type of thing. The travel grant for overseas educational advisers provides a $2,000 USD travel grant to the overseas educational advisers who need support to go to the NAFSA annual conference.
The eligibility requirement because of this grant is that:
• The applicant must be an adviser in among the certified educational advising centers.
• The applicant must devote at least 50 percent of the professional duties to advising undergraduate /graduate students in regards to the programs that they’ll pursue in US.
• Preference is directed at the advisers who come under and are subscribed to the NASFA Overseas Educational Advising Professional Network.
• The applicant must not receive any type of 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 purpose of the program is to facilitate international exchange experience that will strengthen the tie and increase the comprehension 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 significantly 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.