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NAFSA proudly presents its flagship diversity, equity and inclusion program: the NAFSA RISE (Representation, Inclusion, Support and Empowerment) Fellowship, with the following goals:

  • Provide representation of international education professionals from underrepresented minority backgrounds
  • Ensure the inclusion of participants into established professionally recognized NAFSA programming and networks
  • Support the continued learning and sustained engagement of participants as they establish themselves in their professional journey
  • Lead the empowerment of participants with resources and tools to help them give back to their institutions and communities, and the field at large

Meet the RISE Fellows!

Program Design
What's Included?
The NAFSA RISE Fellows

Terms and Conditions of Fellowship

Participants must agree to the following terms and conditions which are part of the application.

NAFSA's Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Learn more about NAFSA's commitment to Diversity and Inclusion.