2020 IIE Andrew Heiskell Awards for Innovation in International Education

Application Deadline: October 19, 2019

IIE created these awards in 2001 to promote and honor the most outstanding initiatives being conducted in international higher education by IIENetwork member universities and colleges. We are particularly interested in highlighting innovative initiatives or programs that address a specific need, remove institutional barriers, and broaden the base of participation in international teaching and learning on campus.

A winning initiative does not have to be the biggest or oldest. It should bring innovative approaches and new resources to bear on addressing a need or taking advantage of a new opportunity. By recognizing excellence and innovation, IIE hopes to encourage the expansion and creation of programs based on these successful models. There are four award categories for 2020 and all awardees will be recognized as part of the IIE Best Practices Conference in New York City on March 19-20, 2020.

Award Eligibility and Details

  • Only IIENetwork Member Institutions are eligible to apply and we encourage new members to join IIENetwork in order to submit a nomination for the Awards. Applications are welcome from U.S. and international (non-U.S.) members. Please note, for the Partnerships category, at least one of the partnering institutions must be an IIENetwork member. If you are unsure of your institution’s membership status, contact [email protected] 
  • Deadline to Apply: October 19, 2019
  • Nominations will be reviewed by the Heiskell Award Selection Committees in the Fall, and winners will be contacted at the end of the year.
  • Winning programs will be broadly recognized at IIE’s Best Practices Conference, showcased on the IIE website and in the IIENetworker magazine.  Winners will also be presented with an award certificate, a $1,000 prize (shared by winning institutions in the Partnership category) and travel costs to NYC for the formal Awards Ceremony. 

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the IIE Andrew Heiskell Awards 2020


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