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Upcoming Events

FEA-BASAA Bowl-a-Thon

Join FEA, BASAA and your study abroad colleagues on MondayMay 5, 2014 from 3:30-6pm

at Kings Bowling in Boston to raise funds for the 2015-2016 BASAA scholarship. There is no

cost to attend the event, however, all bowlers will be asked to collect pledges from friends,

family and colleagues in support of the scholarship via a personalized fundraising page.

All proceeds will benefit the Fund for Education Abroad and the BASAA Scholarship.

When

Monday, May 5, 2014
3:30 PM – 6:00 PM
Kings Bowling
Boston, MA

Teams will compete for great prizes and bragging rights! Enjoy a great evening at the lanes for a

great cause! Sponsorships are available.

Registration

To reserve your spot and create your personal fundraising page, please contact Michael Lucerto,

FEA Board member and BASAA member, at michael.lucerto@eusainternships.org or FEA

Executive Director, Jennifer Calvert at jcalvert@fundforeducationabroad.org or 202-349-7340.

If you can’t join us to bowl, please consider sponsoring someone who is or donating directly

to the scholarship here.

Donate to 3rd Annual BASAA Bowl-a-Thon
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Past Events:

 

Cherry Blossom Run Raiser – Washington, D.C.

Join us in supporting the FEA Run Raising team as they run to see lives changes through

study abroad scholarships. Don’t miss this great opportunity to be a part of something big

and life-changing!

Details

Sunday, April 6, 2014

Washington, D.C.

 

If you are a runner who has already registered for the Cherry Blossom Run and you would

like to join us, you can contact the Admin & Fundraising Coordinator, Kara Nichols, at

knichols@fundforeducationabroad.org or 202.349.7340. To donate to your favorite runner,

click here.

All donations go to supporting the FEA general scholarship fund for 2015-2016.

 

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Curling for Scholarships – Minneapolis/St. Paul

Join us for the Inaugural Curl for a Good Cause for a fun afternoon of curling lessons and matches followed by happy hour! Don’t miss this great networking opportunity with all of your Minneapolis/St. Paul area international education colleagues.

Details

Thursday, February 13, 2014
Frogtown Curling Club
643 Western Ave North
St. Paul, MN
1:00-4:00pm

Happy Hour details to follow!

Teams will compete for great prizes and bragging rights! Enjoy a great afternoon on the ice for a great cause! Sponsorships are available.

All proceeds will benefit the Fund for Education Abroad and the Minnesota Scholarship.

Registration

To reserve your spot and create your personal fundraising page, please contact Michael Nelson at mnelson@academic-travel.com or FEA Admin & Fundraising Coordinator, Kara Nichols, at knichols@fundforeducationabroad.org or 202-349-7340.

If you can’t join us to curl, please consider sponsoring someone who is or donating directly to the scholarship here.


 

Rainbow Giving Day

Thank you for your support! We were able to raise over $6000 for our arinbow Scholarship on our Rainbow to support the Rainbow Scholarship which provides a scholarship to an LGBTQ student to study abroad during the 2014-2015 academic year.

All donations made were matched, up to $2500, by the generous support of NEA® Member Benefits.

**Please make note that this event takes place in PST, not EST. For your donation to qualify for matching, it must be made between 12:01 am PST and 11:59 pm PST.

Please click here to donate.

 


Sips for Scholarships – Boston

Join us for the Third Annual Sips for Scholarships- a magical night of wine-tasting and great food to raise money for FEA and our life-changing scholarships. Enjoy wine and beer, local delicacies and the chance to bid on awesome auction items! Don’t miss this great networking opportunity with all of your Boston area international education colleagues.

Details

Friday, December 6, 2013
The Cottage Park Yacht Club
76 Orlando Avenue
Winthrop, MA
7:00-9:30pm

 

Tickets and Sponsorship

Tickets: $35

* You must be 21 years of age to attend
Tickets can be purchased here.

Sponsorships are available! Please click here for more information or contact us at kmcphail@fundforeducationabroad.org or 202-349-7340.

2013 FEA Annual Reception

Please join us for our fourth annual fundraiser at the amazing Fathom Gallery on trendy 14th St NW. Enjoy cocktails and delicious hors d’oeuvres while listening to our featured speaker, FEA leadership and FEA scholarship winners.

Don’t miss this amazing networking opportunity! Come mingle with leaders in the travel industry, international education, government and diplomatic communities.

We are delighted to welcome as our featured speaker, Jamin (Jamie) Raskin (D), Maryland State Senator, District 20, Senate Majority Whip. Mr. Raskin has been a strong supporter of international exchange and education. For Mr. Raskin’s full bio please click here.

Details

Wednesday, October 16, 2013
The Fathom Gallery
1333 14th St NW
Washington, DC
6:00-8:00pm

Tickets and Sponsorship

Tickets: $100
Young Professional Ticket: $45 (30 years old and under)
Tickets can be purchased here.

 

Sponsorships are available! Please click here for more information or contact us at kmcphail@fundforeducationabroad.org or 202-349-7340.

 

FEA Central Texas Bowl-a-Thon

Join FEA, TIM and your study abroad colleagues on Friday September 20, 2013 from 5:00-7:00pm at Union Underground in Austin, TX to raise funds for the 2014 Central Texas scholarship. There is no cost to attend the event, however, all bowlers will be asked to collect pledges from friends, family and colleagues in support of the scholarship via a personalized fundraising page.

All proceeds will benefit the Fund for Education Abroad and the Central Texas Scholarship.

When

Friday, September 20, 2013
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Union Underground
Austin, TX

Teams will compete for great prizes and bragging rights! Enjoy a great evening at the lanes for a great cause! Sponsorships are available.

Registration

To reserve your spot and create your personal fundraising page, please contact Riane Corter, Coordinator, Study Abroad, UT-Austin at rcorter@austin.utexas.edu or FEA Executive Director, Kate McPhail at kmcphail@fundforeducationabroad.org or 202-349-7340.

If you can’t join us to bowl, please consider sponsoring someone who is or donating directly to the scholarship here.

Donate to Central Texas Scholarship

Event Sponsors:

FEA Book-a-Thon

Friday May 24th through Friday June 7th

Enjoy a wonderful story about study abroad and fund scholarships at the same time.

From Friday May 24th through June 7th, author Ingrid Anders will donate $3 for every e-book sold of her novel Earth to Kat Vespucci to the Fund for Education Abroad.

In her, award-winning and Amazon best-selling novel, Earth to Kat Vespucci, Ingrid Anders depicts the psychological and emotional adjustment of Americans studying abroad in Berlin, Germany.

As a special bonus, if we are able to sell 1000 copies of the book, Ingrid Anders will donate an additional $1000! For a daily count of our book sales please follow us on Twitter (@FEA Scholarships)

To join FEA and Ingrid Anders in their fundraiser for study abroad scholarships, please click here to purchase the eBook.

For directions on how to download the book click here.

To find out more about the connection between FEA and Ingrid Anders, please click here.


FEA-BASAA Bowl-a-Thon

Join FEA, BASAA and your study abroad colleagues on Thursday May 9, 2013 from 6:00-9:00pm at Kings Bowling in Boston to raise funds for the 2014 BASAA scholarship. There is no cost to attend the event, however, all bowlers will be asked to collect pledges from friends, family and colleagues in support of the scholarship via a personalized fundraising page.

All proceeds will benefit the Fund for Education Abroad and the BASAA Scholarship.

When

Thursday, May 9, 2013
6:00 PM – 9:30 PM
Kings Bowling
Boston, MA

Teams will compete for great prizes and bragging rights! Enjoy a great evening at the lanes for a great cause! Sponsorships are available.

Registration

To reserve your spot and create your personal fundraising page, please contact Michael Lucerto, FEA Advisory Council member and BASAA member, at michael.lucerto@eusa-edu.com or Executive Director, Kate McPhail at kmcphail@fundforeducationabroad.org or 202-349-7340.

If you can’t join us to bowl, please consider sponsoring someone who is or donating directly to the scholarship here.

Donate to BASAA Bowl-a-Thon

Event Sponsors:

BU Study Abroad

CET Academic Programs

SIT Study Abroad

CIS Abroad

DIS


Spin-a-thon!

Are you a spin class fanatic? Or have you never tried indoor cycling but wondered what the hoopla is all about? Come for 30 minutes, 60 minutes, or 90 minutes to Results’ March 22 Spin-a-Thon! This event is open to all who are interested, both Results members and non-members. Three of DC’s best instructors—Leticia, Richard, and Mark—will challenge you for 30 minutes each. There will be raffles, prizes, and a wonderful crowd for this exercise “happy hour.” Come ready to sweat, burn calories, and strengthen your legs and glutes—all for a great cause!  Click here to register now!

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When

Friday evening, March 22, 2013
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Arrive by 5:45 to check in and pick your bike.

Results welcomes registered riders to come early or stay late to use all the facilities!

Where

Results, Capitol Hill
315 G Street, SE
Washington, DC

Parking in the Results parking lot will be available for all pre-registered participants.

Results is a 15-minute walk from the Capitol South (Blue/Orange lines) or Navy Yard (Green Line) Metro Stations. Please allow time for Metro delays!

Registration

Space is limited! Sign up online and pay $10 per each 30-minute slot to reserve your bike in advance. A few bikes will also be reserved for walk-ins. Feeling inspired? Donate more! Thanks to FEA’s sponsors, every dollar raised in this event will go directly to scholarships.

Sponsors:


Cherry Blossom Run – Team FEA

April 7, 2013

A team of 15 runners will be running 10 miles to raise money for our life-changing scholarships!  Check out our team standings or find a runner to support here.

Online fundraising for Run for FEA

 

 

 

FEA is seeking sponsors to support our runners and our cause.  Interested in sponsoring our team?  Click here for Sponsorship levels

Team Sponsors:

CET Academic Programs

 


 

Sips for Scholarships – Boston

Friday December 7, 2012

Cottage Park Yacht Club

Winthrop, MA

The Second Annual Sips for Scholarships was a magical night of wine-tasting and great food which raised enough for two $5000 FEA scholarships.  Please click here to view pictures from the event.

Thank you to our sponsors for making this night a success!

Food sponsors:

East Coast Grill

Blackstrap BBQ

Bistro-at-Home

Event Sponsors:

BU Study Abroad  
CET Academic Programs
 IES
 
   DIS
   CIS Abroad
 SIT Study Abroad
 

 


FEA Third Annual Reception

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

University Club

Washington, DC

Proceeds from the third annual Fund for Education Abroad Reception and helped support our important mission of increasing access to study abroad. Guests enjoyed cocktails and hors d’oeuvres while listening to featured speakers and FEA leadership and scholars. Guests learned more about the importance of increasing access to study abroad from our featured speakers: Dr. Fanta Aw, Assistant Vice President, Campus Life and Director, International Student and Scholar Services at American University as well as the Incoming NAFSA President- 2013-2014 and Sarah Erdman author, travel writer for National Geographic Expeditions, and former Peace Corps volunteer.

All proceeds benefited FEA and our life-changing scholarships.

Event Sponsors:

 
 Armstrong and Flemming
CET Academic Programs
SIT Study Abroad

FEA Denver Bowl-a-Thon

Thanks to all who joined us on Monday, September 24th from 7:00-9:00pm at Moe’s Original BBQ for our first Denver Bowl-a-Thon & Bowling for a fun night of networking and bowling, all for a cause you work hard to support! There was no cost to attend the event, however, all bowlers were asked to collect pledges from friends, family and colleagues.

All proceeds benefited the Fund for Education Abroad and our life-changing scholarships.

Teams will compete for great prizes and bragging rights! Sponsorships are available.

A special thanks to our event sponsors, GoAbroad.com, CEA Global Education and CET Academic Programs!

FEA-BASAA Bowl-a-Thon

On Saturday June 16th at Kings Bowling in Boston, FEA-BASAA supporters helped to raise funds for the 2013 BASAA scholarship. Guests enjoyed a fun night of team bowling, competing for bragging rights, and helping support Boston-area study abroad.

All proceeds benefited the Fund for Education Abroad and the newly created BASAA Scholarship.

Event Sponsors:

University at Albany Study Abroad BU Study Abroad
DIS
SIT Study Abroad g-MEO
CIS Abroad CET Academic Programs

 

Fund for Education Abroad Annual Reception

Thursday December 1, 2011 National Trust for Historic Preservation Washington, DC 6:00-8:00pm Supporters joined us for our second annual Fund for Education Abroad Reception in support of our important mission of increasing access to study abroad. Guests enjoyed cocktails and heavy hors d’oeuvres while listening to featured speakers, FEA leadership, and FEA Scholars (undergraduate students currently overseas as a result of being awarded a FEA scholarship). Event Sponsors:

 DAAD  Armstrong and Flemming

 


 

Sips for Scholarships- Boston

Friday December 9, 2011 Cottage Park Yacht Club Winthrop, MA Supporters joined us for a magical night of wine-tasting, great food, and the opportunity to bid on exciting silent auction items. All proceeds benefited FEA and our scholarships. Please click on this link to view pictures from the event.

Event Sponsors:

Education First BU Study Abroad
IES abroad101.com
CAPA SUNY
SIT CIEE

 


 

Other Past Events:

FEA Excursion to the Lonsdale Quay Market, Wednesday June 1, 3:00-5:00 pm, Vancouver

FEA Board of Directors Meeting, Wednesday April 6th, 7:00 pm, Boston

FEA Journey to the Center of the Earth, Thursday April 7th, 12:00 pm, Boston

FEA Crossing Borders Benefit

On November 9th at The George Washington University’s Jack Morton Auditorium, Director, Arnd Wächter will screen and answer questions about his film, Crossing Borders, as a benefit for FEA’s scholarships.  Interested individuals and Education Abroad enthusiasts are invited to join us for a private reception starting at 6:00 PM.  Cocktails and appetizers will be served and attendees will have the opportunity to talk with the film’s director, FEA board members and staff, and colleagues.  At 7:00 PM Crossing Borders will be screened, followed immediately by a discussion of the film. A special thank you to the sponsors of FEA’s first benefit, a reception and screening of Crossing Borders. Watch a short video below from this event:

 

FEA Morning of Murals at the CIEE Conference

Check out some of the great murals we saw in Philly! Morning of Murals Photos Who says you have to go to Florence for frescos? Philly is full of them! Join the Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) for a Morning of Murals. Walk historic Philadelphia, see some amazing art, visit with colleagues and learn about new scholarships for study abroad. Meet in the lobby of the Loews Philadelphia Hotel at 7:15am on Friday, November 12 for a free FEA event, rain or shine. FEA Board members and staff will lead a casual, guided one-hour tour of Philadelphia’s famous mural mile. And you will be back in time for the first conference sessions at 9:00am. FEA will provide coffee and light snacks before the walk. Further details will be available at the FEA table in the exhibit hall or from any of the FEA attendees. FEA will also collect individual donations at the CIEE conference. See you in Philadelphia!

Gaga for FEA!

Thanks to an anonymous donor, FEA received two pairs of tickets to the July 1st Lady Gaga concert in Boston at the TD Garden.  So we had a drawing to raise money for our student scholarships! We are  excited about and appreciative for all of the generous donations that came in from the raffle. Congratulations to Suzanne Rommelfanger and Josephine Fatta our two lucky winners!  Have fun at the concert and thank you for supporting FEA’s scholarships.

NAFSA 2011

FEA participated in the NAFSA 2011 Conference & Expo in Vancouver, BC, May 29-June 03, 2011. Board members Kenya Casey, Candace Chenoweth, Jane Edwards and Mark Lenhart hosted a workshop on “Effectively Funding U.S. Student Diversity Abroad.”