Nomination Deadline Extended for 2013 GoAbroad Innovation Awards

GoAbroad Innovation Awards Nominations


Haven’t Nominated for the Innovation Awards? You Still Have Time!

The time to submit nominations for the 2013 GoAbroad Innovation Awards is winding down, but the GoAbroad team is pleased to announce an extension of the nomination deadline to Friday, April 12, 2013 at 11:59PM MDT.

The GoAbroad Innovation Awards were launched in 2011, honoring institutions, organizations, and individuals in international educational during the GoAbroad reception at the NAFSA Annual Conference and Expo. These awards recognize and celebrate those who are creating initiatives to move the field forward and commend leaders in the community for their efforts to go beyond the conventional.

To submit nominations to the 2013 Innovation Awards, and to read more about each award category, please visit the 2013 GoAbroad Innovation Awards Nomination Page.


The People’s Choice Award

For all study abroad advisors and coordinators, the GoAbroad team also encourages nomination submissions for the People’s Choice Award.

Nominating is simple — all study abroad advisors need to do is fill out the form with their TOP THREE selections of third-party, international education organizations, who they feel are most deserving of the award. Votes will remain anonymous and no names or titles will be shared.

The top five finalists in the People’s Choice category will then be voted on by students, to determine the winner of the 2013 People’s Choice Award.

Visit the People’s Choice Award page for more details, including the nomination form.


GoAbroad Innovation Awards

The 2013 Innovation Award Categories:


1. Innovation in Marketing/Social Media

2. Innovative New Program

3. Innovative Technology

4. Innovation in Sustainability

5. Innovation in Global Access & Equity

6. Innovative Student Video

7. People’s Choice Award – International Education Organizations


Questions about the GoAbroad Innovation Awards? Contact GoAbroad’s Outreach Manager, Tiffany Harrison, by email:


Explore the GoAbroad Innovations Site for even more details!


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