Future International Educator Award

The Future International Educator or Alumnus/Alumna of the Year Award is given to one outstanding Alumnus/Alumna annually. This student must have completed the GlobaLinks Learning Abroad enCompass Program and have a desire to work in the field of International Education.

To apply, alumni must write an essay reflecting on their time overseas, their desire to work in the field of International Education, and how attending the NAFSA Conference will support their dream of helping others go abroad.

The recipient of this Award will earn a trip to the national NAFSA conference, and be recognized at the annual GlobaLinks Learning Abroad Partner Appreciation Luncheon during the conference. During the conference, the recipient will have the opportunity to shadow experienced GlobaLinks Learning Abroad staff, network with international education professionals, assist at our exhibition booth, and take on a potential project. GlobaLinks Learning Abroad will cover the expenses of airfare to the conference host city, hotel accommodation for three nights, and conference registration. The recipient will be responsible for meals, transport to/from airport, and other personal expenses.

There have been four recipients of the Future International Educator Award to date: