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Funded IIE-SRF Fellowships 2019 in USA

Partially Funded
Country: USA
City: New York
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IIE-SRF announces an April 1st deadline for its next round of applications from professors and researchers facing threats to their lives or careers. Fellowships support temporary academic positions at universities and other higher education institutions anywhere in the world where the scholars can continue their academic work in safety.

Moreover, IIE-SRF formalizes IIE’s unwavering commitment to protect the lives, voices, as well as ideas of scholars around the globe. Since the program’s founding in 2002, it has awarded fellowships to almost 800 scholars from 59 countries, arranging visiting academic positions at nearly 400 partner institutions in 44 countries.


  • IIE-SRF fellowships support visiting academic positions for up to one calendar year.
  • In addition, Awards are issued for up to US$25,000, plus individual health insurance coverage, funding for relocation to the host country, professional development and advising resources, as well as dedicated support from IIE-SRF and its partners – before, during, and after the fellowship.


  • Professors, researchers, and public intellectuals from any country, field, or discipline may apply. Please refer eligible candidates and forward this announcement to any academic colleagues who may be interested.
  • Also, Qualifying applicants are currently facing or have recently fled from direct and immediate threats.
  • Preference is given to scholars with a Ph.D. or other terminal degree in their field, as well as who have extensive teaching or research experience at an institution of higher learning.
  • Also, Women and scholars from under-represented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Furthermore, Students or professionals seeking funding to pursue academic studies or training are not eligible.

Application Requirements

  1. Application coversheet
  2. Also, Current CV or resume.
  3. Academic statement.
  4. Also, Personal statement.
  5. Two (2) academic / professional letters of reference from academic and/or professional colleagues
  6. Also, Two (2) personal letters of reference from colleagues or persons
  7. A copy of applicants Ph.D. or higher degree
  8. Also, Samples of applicants most current writing or research publications.
  9. A letter from an accredited institution of higher learning.


Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline01 April,2019
CityNew York
Open toAll
OrganizerInstitute of International Education's Scholar Rescue Fund (IIE-SRF)
Contact the organizer[email protected]



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