The Diversity Abroad Innovation Competition, sponsored by CAPA The Global Education Network, 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. To learn about the 2018 recipients of the Innovation Competition, click here.
WHY AN INNOVATION COMPETITION?
The Diversity Abroad Innovation Competition aims to support a culture of innovation and recognize new ideas and solutions that can create positive change, break down barriers, and provide access and support to diverse and underrepresented students.
• Innovative and/or creative qualities of the project
• Potential direct impact of the proposed project on the field of global education
• Applicant’s demonstrated interest in and/or expertise on the proposed topic
Competition Opens Friday, October 5, 2018
Proposal submission process open until Monday, December 3, 2018 11:59pm PST
Notifications sent during the week of December 17, 2018
Selected presenters register for the 7th Annual Conference by Friday, January 11, 2019 early bird deadline
Selected presenters pitch their innovative project on Saturday, March 2, 2019
COMPETITION DATE & AWARD LEVELS
Selected presenters will compete during the 7th annual Diversity Abroad Conference, which will take place March 2–5, 2019 in Boston, MA. Presenters will be judged by a panel of experts in international education for awards of:
$5,000 (1st place)
$3,000 (2nd place)
$1,500 (3rd place)
Applying for the Innovation Competition represents a commitment to attend the 7th Annual Diversity Abroad Conference. The opportunity to apply is available only to those who plan to attend the conference for educational and networking purposes, and not to those who wish to attend exclusively for the opportunity to present in the Innovation Competition.
APPLICATION SUBMISSION GUIDELINESAll proposal materials (application form and video) should be submitted electronically. Applicants are encouraged to submit proposals in advance of the deadline.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions.
Applicants should submit contact & project details via this form (optimal with Safari or Chrome) describing the following key areas:
The Innovation Competition will be sponsored by CAPA The Global Education Network