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Institute of International Education’s Scholar Rescue Fund (IIE-SRF) Fellowship (Up to $ 25000)

Institute of International Education’s Scholar Rescue Fund (IIE-SRF) Fellowship (Up to $ 25000)

Partially Funded
Country: USA
City: New York
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The Institute of International Education’s Scholar Rescue Fund (IIE-SRF) is the only global program that arranges and funds fellowships. It is for threatened and displaced scholars at partnering higher education institutions worldwide. These year-long fellowships of $25,000USD support temporary academic positions. Further, at institutions of higher learning anywhere in the world. Where IIE-SRF fellows can continue their work in safety. In most cases, IIE-SRF fellows are eligible to apply for a second and final year of fellowship support.

Since 2002 The Institute of International Education’s Scholar Rescue Fund (IIE-SRF) has received more than 3,000 requests for assistance from scholars in over 100 countries. Further, They have awarded IIE-SRF fellowships to 807 scholars from 59 countries, placing them at nearly 400 host partner institutions in 44 countries around the world.


  • The IIE-SRF fellowship award includes a grant of up to US$25,000,
  • along with individual health insurance, to support a visiting academic appointment of up to one year (renewable for a second year).


  • Professors, senior researchers, and public intellectuals from any country, academic field, or discipline may qualify.
  • Preference is given to scholars who:
  • are facing or have recently fled from immediate, severe, and targeted threats to their lives. Also, careers in their home countries or countries of residence;
  • hold a Ph.D. or highest degree in their field and/or who have extensive teaching or research experience at a university, college, or other institution of higher learning;
  • Further, demonstrate superior academic accomplishment and promise;
  • will benefit their home and/or host academic communities.
  • They encourage applications from women and members of ethnic, racial, cultural, or religious minority groups, or those otherwise underrepresented in their fields.

Also, all application materials submitted to IIE-SRF must be original and unique to an applicant’s particular academic background and circumstances. IIE-SRF will not accept academic or personal statements that share an identical language. Further, with the statements of other applicants to IIE-SRF. Any language or background information took from the internet or another outside source must have a citation to credit the original author/source.


Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline01 July,2019
CityNew York
Organizer IIE-SRF
Contact the organizer+1-212-205-6486



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