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Leveraging Higher Education to Promote Social Justice: Evidence from the IFP Alumni Tracking Study

Released in March 2019, Leveraging Higher Education to Promote Social Justice: Evidence from the IFP Alumni Tracking Study, demonstrates how higher education is crucial to enabling leaders from disadvantaged communities around the world to confront social injustices and support their communities.


Transformational Leaders and Social Change: IFP Impacts in Africa and the Middle East

Released in September 2018, Transformational Leaders and Social Change provides important insights into the personal, organizational, community, and societal impacts of IFP alumni in Kenya, Nigeria, Palestine, and South Africa, drawing from the perspectives of 361 IFP alumni and local stakeholders.


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Leaders, Contexts, and Complexities: IFP Impacts in Latin America

Released in November 2017, Leaders, Contexts, and Complexities provides an in-depth look at the lives and careers of IFP alumni in three Latin American countries: Brazil, Guatemala, and Mexico. Drawing on interviews and focus groups with 268 alumni and other stakeholders, the fieldwork paints a complex picture that highlights the opportunities of the IFP experience against the challenges posed by local social and political realities.


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Social Justice Leaders in Action: IFP Impacts in Asia

Released in March 2017, Social Justice Leaders in Action shares the results of IIE’s qualitative fieldwork in India, Indonesia, and the Philippines. Drawing upon focus groups and interviews with 274 IFP alumni and community stakeholders, this qualitative research highlights the stories behind the numbers shared in the study’s first report. Findings from this report provide insights not only about how life-altering IFP was at an individual level, but how that transformative power extends through alumni to their                                                              organizations, communities, and societies.

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Social Justice and Sustainable Change: The Impacts of Higher Education

Released in April 2016, Social Justice and Sustainable Change yields the first results from our 10-year impact study. Based on survey responses from 1,861 IFP alumni, the report shows that funding the post-graduate academic pursuits of emerging social justice leaders from marginalized groups leads to significant, measurable benefits for communities and organizations in their countries and throughout the world.

Issue Briefs

The IFP Alumni Tracking Study Issue Brief Series explores thematic issues related to IFP and its alumni, including social justice, leadership, community development, equity in education, and economic development. The series is meant to examine IFP through various research and analytical lenses and provide scholars, practitioners, and the IFP community with points of discussion and debate.

- IFP Leaders Furthering Organizational Change | February 2020 
Disability is not Inability | June 2016
Promoting Gender Equity: Lessons from the IFP Fellowship | October 2015                          - International Scholarships for Equity in Higher Education | April 2015                      - Exploring "Change Readiness" and IFP Social Impact | November 2014 

Other IFP Related Publications 

-  University Teaching and Citizenship Education as Sustainable Development in Ghana and      Nigeria: Insight from International Scholarship Program Alumni
   Anne C. Campbell, Erin Kelly-Weber, Chelsea A. Lavallee | January 2020

- Leading Change
  Jane L.Polin | September 2019

The Ford Foundation Fellowships Program: 12 years of operation in Brazil
  Amelia Artes, Jesús Pascual Mena-Chalco | May 2019

A Community of Practice for Social Justice: Examining the Case of an International                Scholarship Alumni Association in Ghana
  Anne C. Campbell and Chelsea A. Lavallee | April 2019

 - Tracing the Spark that Lights a Flame: A Review of Methodologies to Measure the               Outcomes of International Scholarships
  Mirka Martel | November 2017