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Apply Now for the Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund!


The fourth annual 2014 Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF) begins today! 

Are you a current or former YES or YES Abroad student? Not registered as an International Exchange Alumni (IEA) member? Don’t miss opportunities like this. Register here

Team up with other members of the International Exchange Alumni (IEA) global online community to develop service projects and win up to $25,000 to make a difference in our world! 

This year’s competition invites teams of exchange alumni to propose service projects that address global issues relating to the following themes:

  • Empowering Women
  • Outreach to Underserved Communities
  • Entrepreneurship and Youth Employment
  • Expanded Access to Education
  • Environmental Protection
  • Government Transparency
  • Freedom of Expression
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Citizen Security
  • Promoting Civil Society

Visit the 2014 AEIF pages on International Exchange Alumni(IEA) now to learn all about the competition! Log in to the IEA website to gather your teams and start building your project! All alumni who wish to compete in the 2014 AEIF must be verified members of the IEA website. If you’re not already a member, register for IEA today, so that you can start working on your project!

This AEIF video will help get you started:

Have questions? Today at 8 am EST, IEA will be hosting a live AEIF Question & Answer session on their Facebook page. Can't join? They will post answers to the most frequently asked questions on Facebook and Tumblr throughout the day.