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Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion in International Education (EDIIE) Awards

Each year, through the Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion in International Education (EDIE) Awards, Diversity Abroad celebrates outstanding institutions, organizations, and individuals who have developed inclusive practices that increase access, foster diversity and inclusion in international education and promote an inclusive environment for international students on campus. Awardees are announced at the annual Diversity Abroad Conference.

Institutional/Organizational Awards

The Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion in International Education (EDIIE) Awards for organizations and institutions highlight outstanding achievements of institutions and organizations that have developed practices that either foster diversity and inclusion in international education and exchange or promotes an inclusive environment for international students on campus. The award recognizes innovative on/off campus partnerships, curriculum, programming, and outreach that increases access and fosters diversity and inclusion in international education and exchange.

Selected by a panel of experts in the field, the Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion in International Education Award is the only award that recognizes institutions and organization for their exemplary practices that increase access and foster diversity and inclusion in international education and exchange.

The institutional awards are open to any institution of higher education, both in U.S. and abroad.

The organizational awards are open to international education organizations (private and nonprofit), both in the U.S. and abroad (e.g., education abroad providers, fellowship programs, foundations). 

Nominated institutions or organizations are encouraged to have at least one representative registered for the Diversity Abroad Conference at the time the application is due.

Institutional Award Categories

  • Innovative Programming* for Diversity & Inclusion in Education Abroad
  • Innovative Programming* for Diversity & Inclusion in International Student & Scholar Services
  • Strategic Leadership in Advancing Diversity & Inclusion International Education

Organizational Award Categories

  • Innovative Programming* for Diversity & Inclusion in Education Abroad
  • Strategic Leadership in Advancing Diversity & Inclusion in International Education

 * "Programming" includes, but is not limited to, outreach/marketing, funding, advising, education abroad programs, and re-entry.

Application

All applications must include:

  • An EDIIE Institutional Cover Sheet, and
  • A one to two page description of the institution or organization's efforts to develop inclusive practices either fosters diversity and inclusion in international education and exchange or promotes an inclusive environment for international students on campus. Applicants are encouraged to include outcomes, statistics, testimonials, and other data that exemplifies how their efforts have lead to improved access and opportunities for these student populations.
  • A letter of support from the institution's Chief Academic Officer, Provost, President or Chancellor. 

Deadline: January 15, 2016

Individual Awards

The Excellence in Diversity in Inclusion in International Education Individual Award highlights the outstanding advancements and achievements of one individual. Awardees are particularly known for their contributions to the field and work to foster diversity and inclusion in international education and exchange or to promote an inclusive environment for international students on campus.

Selected by a panel of experts in the field, the Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion in International Education Award is the only award that recognizes individuals for their exemplary practices that increase access and foster diversity and inclusion in international education and exchange. 

Eligibility

The individual award is open to professionals in the U.S. and abroad who have made significant contributions to advancing diversity and inclusion in field of international education and exchange. Applicants may be nominated by a colleague or may self-nominate.

Nominees are encouraged to register for the conference at the time the application is due.

Individual Award Categories

  • Education Abroad
  • International Student & Scholar Services
  • Strategic Leadership in Advancing Diversity & Inclusion in International Education 

Application

All applications must include:

  • An EDIIE Individual Cover Sheet;
  • A one to two page description of the individuals efforts to develop inclusive practices that either fosters diversity and inclusion in international education and exchange or promotes an inclusive environment for international students on campus; and,
  • A resume highlighting the applicants qualifications.

 Deadline: January 15, 2016 

Submitting Materials

All materials should be sent to  members@diversitynetwork.org

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