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Innovation Competition

The Diversity Abroad Innovation Competition brings together professionals and students with creative and outstanding ideas and programs that advance diversity and inclusive excellence in global education. Both students and professionals are eligible to participate in the Innovation Competition, which will kick off Sunday evening, April 8th during the opening plenary at the 6th Annual Diversity Abroad Conference.


Projects addressing access barriers for diverse and underrepresented student populations

Projects addressing equitable and inclusive support for diverse and underrepresented student populations in education abroad

Inclusive support and programming for incoming international students


The Innovation Competition is open to all individuals engaged in activities related to relevant areas of interest. Proposals submitted by a group of applicants are also encouraged. This competition is available to those representing various types of institutions and organizations, including but not limited to: higher education, K-12, private institutions, public institutions, Minority Serving Institutions, Third Party Providers, etc. Professionals as well as graduate & undergraduate students are encouraged to apply.

The contest opens Fall 2017.

More information coming soon.