The AIRC Awards were established by the AIRC Membership Committee to recognize outstanding achievement, best practice and quality assurance in the field of international recruitment. We encourage members to self-nominating or nominate a colleague for this year's award ceremony. Nominations are due by October 15th.
Learn about the award categories.
Meet former award winners.
Agency of the Year: The award recognizes a certified recruitment agency that stands out for its noteworthy contributions and demonstrated commitment to the AIRC mission by volunteering time and resources.
Reviewer of the Year:The award recognizes an individual who has volunteered a significant amount of time to serve AIRC as an external reviewer or a certification commission member during the last year, thus strengthening the quality standards in international education as upheld by the AIRC.
Rising Professional Award:The award recognizes a new-comer individual from a member organization with less than five years of experience in the field of international education who has already achieved excellent results in the field of international education and who demonstrated strong commitment to the AIRC mission and quality standards by volunteering time and resources to the organization.
Distinguished Service Award: The award recognizes a seasoned individual from a member organization with more than ten years of experience in international education whose dedication, leadership, and wisdom have made an indelible difference to the field of international education and who made noteworthy contributions while at the same time demonstrating commitment to the AIRC mission throughout their activity.