Awards & Recognition

NAFSA's Senator Paul Simon Spotlight Award, 2012
Through its Senator Paul Simon Award for Comprehensive Internationalization, NAFSA: Association of International Educators recognizes institutions for overall excellence in internationalization efforts as evidenced in practices, structures, philosophies, and policies.  
The Peter W. Likins Inclusive Excellence Award, 2007
This annual award recognizes individuals, teams, and organizations who go beyond their assigned duties to make exemplary contributions to the University of Arizona through recruitment and retention of an excellent and diverse faculty, staff, or student body, fostering equality of opportunity within the campus community, encouraging diverse perspectives on campus, and creating a welcoming and supportive campus climate.
100K Strong in the Americas Grant
President Obama launched 100,000 Strong in the Americas to increase educational exchanges in the Western Hemisphere and strengthen US relations with the countries of the Americas through student mobility. Enhancing productive people-to-people ties is a key component of the partnership vision that underlies this policy in the Americas.  
Institute of International Education/ Ciência sem Fronteiras Grant
This mobility program aims to plant the seeds of what could revolutionize the higher education research system, exposing Brazilian students and researchers to an environment of high competitiveness and entrepreneurship. The model is designed to allow top students and scholars to participate in research at some of the best universities around the world. This program also seeks to create an establishment of solid academic links between key institutions.
Interinstitutional Program for Strengthening Scientific Research and Graduate Studies Grant/ Programa Interinstitucional para el Fortalecimiento de la Investigación y el Posgrado Científico  
By linking researchers to outstanding students, the program contributes to high-level human resources education, while also strengthening research and increasing graduate prospects for institutions affiliated with the program.