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Rainbow Scholarship

The Rainbow Scholarship awards deserving lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) students who aim to participate in high-quality, rigorous education abroad programs. To be considered for the Rainbow Scholarship, applicants must self-identify on the Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) scholarship application. 2020-2021 Application Cycle Funding Amounts: Awards up to $10,000 Eligibility Requirements:  U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or DACA student Currently …

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J. Scott Van Der Meid | Tribute

In Memoriam: J. Scott Van Der Meid Rainbow SIG Tribute Although the year 2020 has unfolded with unimaginable scenarios impacting our personal and professional lives, none of us could have prepared for the loss of our beloved colleague and former Rainbow co-chair—J. Scott Van Der Meid.  He had only confided in a few friends and …

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Professionals in International Education

One of the missions of the Rainbow SIG is to provide resources to international education professionals that work with students who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer (LGBTQ+). Contact the Website Co-Content Managers if you wish to have additional resources added to the Resource Center. International Education Resources Rainbow SIG Events Rainbow SIG Facebook Group Rainbow SIG Membership Rainbow SIGnals …

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Study Abroad Students

One of the missions of the Rainbow SIG is to provide resources for students studying abroad who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer (LGBTQ+). Contact the Website Co-Content Managers if you wish to have additional resources added to the Resource Center. Resources for LGBTQ+ Study Abroad Students Rainbow Scholarship Rainbow SIGnals Newsletter An LGBT Student Guide to Study …

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Leadership Team

Rainbow SIG Co-Chairs Valerie Pierce, ’19 – ’21 Director of Applied English Center University of Kansas Jenna Tantillo, ’20-22 Membership Coordinator & Listserv Manager Susan Carty Director of Administration and Program Management, Office of Overseas Study Indiana University Newsletter Co-Editors Earl E. Lee  (Pronouns: they/them/their) ’19 – ’21 Director of Student Engagement, Thunderbird School of …

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Governance

Working Guidelines of the NAFSA Rainbow Special Interest Group (SIG). Name The name of this NAFSA Special Interest Group (SIG) shall be the Rainbow SIG. Mission The mission of the Rainbow SIG is to bring together NAFSAns who share the following goals: To counsel international students and study abroad students who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, …

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About Us

The Rainbow Special Interest Group (SIG) is comprised of diverse members of NAFSA whose goals are to counsel international students and study abroad students who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer (LGBTQ+); to support LGBTQ+ professionals in international education; and to combat homophobia, heterosexism, and transphobia within NAFSA. Opinions stated on these pages are …

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Welcome to the Rainbow SIG Website!

The Rainbow Special Interest Group (SIG) is comprised of diverse members of NAFSA: Association of International Educators whose goals are to counsel international students and study abroad students who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer; to support lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer professionals in international education; and to combat homophobia, heterosexism, and transphobia within NAFSA. …

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