IES Abroad is a GoAbroad Innovation Awards Finalist

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IES Abroad
April 3, 2024
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We are happy to share that IES Abroad is a 2024 GoAbroad Innovation Awards finalist in TWO categories! GoAbroad is a study abroad program listings website, and annually presents Innovation Awards to celebrate and acknowledge the most original, creative, and exceptional ideas in international education.  IES Abroad is nominated in the following categories:

🏆 Innovation in Diversity

 We are nominated for the "GoAbroad Innovation in Diversity Award" based on our High-Impact Aid Commitment, which is our new approach to awarding need-based aid and scholarships. This is an outstanding acknowledgement because it elevates our commitment and means even more opportunities for students to study abroad. 

Learn more about our High-Impact Aid Commitment.

🏆 Innovative Student Video - VOTE NOW!

We are thrilled to be nominated for the "GoAbroad Innovative Student Video Award" thanks to our incredible 2023 Film Festival Winner, Sami Stidham (University of Wisconsin Madison | IES Abroad Barcelona, Spring 2023) for her winning film, “Take the Goggles Off.” 

The winner of this category is decided by a public vote, so we need your help to crown Sami as the winner! Voting closes on May 29, 2024 at 10 p.m. ET.


💭Some History & How it Works  

  • This year’s winners will be announced during the GoAbroad reception at the 2024 NAFSA Annual Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana. A panel of judges select finalists and winners of each category, except for Innovative Student Video and People's Choice, which is selected by public vote. 
  • For more than 20 years, has been the web's premier resource for discovering meaningful international experiences and alternative travel opportunities.
  • IES Abroad has been recognized for a range of GoAbroad Innovation Awards, among others throughout the years.  

We're proud of IES Abroad's outstanding achievements in the field. Check out more of our awards

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