Nominations for the 2019 GoAbroad Innovation Awards Now Open [DEADLINE PASSED]

GoAbroad, together with our 2019 platinum sponsor, StudentUniverse, are thrilled to announce that nominations are now open for the 2019 GoAbroad Innovation Awards. The deadline for nominations is Friday, April 11th at 11:59pm MST, so be sure to start drafting and submitting those nominations right away!


If you’re looking to nominate for People’s Choice, please click here.

This year, the GoAbroad Innovation Awards include 13 categories (two new ones!) that recognize innovation in international education, from marketing and student videos to philanthropy and new high quality programming. Once nominations close, finalists are selected and voted on by a group of esteemed international educators known as the GoAbroad Innovation Awards Academy, with the ultimate winners being announced at our annual NAFSA reception in Washington D.C. on Thursday, May 30, 2019.

Categories for our 2019 awards include:

  • *NEW* Innovation in Cultural Immersion, Sponsored by StudentUniverse
  • *NEW* Innovative TEFL / Teach Abroad Program
  • Innovation in Diversity
  • Innovation in Marketing & Digital Media
  • Innovative New Intern Abroad Program
  • Innovative New Study Abroad Program
  • Innovative New Volunteer Abroad Program
  • Innovative Technology
  • Innovation in Sustainability
  • Innovation in Philanthropy
  • Innovation in Alumni Engagement
  • Student Video
  • People’s Choice

These distinguished awards have honored more than a hundred organizations, individuals, and initiatives since its start in 2010. The awards themselves have grown and evolved to celebrate new elements of the abroad experience and to collectively unite the different roles that we play within the field of international education.

You can learn more about the awards here.

Special thanks to our 2019 Platinum Sponsor, StudentUniverse!

You can’t win if your name isn’t on the ballot. Be sure to submit your nomination today!


If you’re looking to nominate for People’s Choice, please click here.

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