Due Date: November 5, 2018

The call for applications for the IIE-SRF Fellowship is now open. The IIE Scholar Rescue Fund (IIE-SRF) offers fellowships for teachers, scientists, and public intellectuals who deal with dangers to their lives and professions in their house nations.

These year-long fellowships support short-lived scholastic positions at organizations of greater finding out throughout the world where IIE-SRF fellows can continue their operate in security. For the most part, IIE-SRF fellows are qualified to obtain a 2nd and last year of fellowship assistance.

Because 2002 IIE-SRF has actually gotten more than 3,000 ask for support from scholars in over 100 nations. We have actually granted IIE-SRF fellowships to 777 scholars from 59 nations, positioning them at more than 380 host partner organizations in 43 nations all over the world.

Fellowship Award

The IIE-SRF fellowship offers financial backing, expert advancement support, and resources to assist fellows shift (frequently with their households) to their host organization environments.

IIE-SRF deals with fellows to recognize ideal host organizations in safe areas, stressing, when possible, that they sign up with organizations in their house areas either in the instant or long-lasting. After an ideal host organization is protected, IIE-SRF helps with the scholar’s moving to the host nation, consisting of helping with visa problems, travel, and arrival.

Extra assistance services supplied, frequently in coordination with the host school and/or volunteer companies might consist of: emergency situation funds; medical insurance; complimentary English language courses; financing for conference and lecture participation; scholastic mentoring; and resource guides. To the degree possible, IIE-SRF likewise deals with fellows to assist them continue their scholastic pursuits after the fellowship duration.

Financial award

The IIE-SRF fellowship award consists of a grant of approximately US$25,000, together with private medical insurance, to support a checking out scholastic visit of approximately one year (sustainable for a 2nd year).


  • Professors, senior scientists, and public intellectuals from any nation, scholastic field, or discipline might certify.
  • Applications are evaluated for scholastic certifications, the quality/potential of the candidate’s work, and the intensity of the dangers that the candidate deals with.

Choice is provided to scholars who:

  • are dealing with or have actually just recently gotten away from instant, serious, and targeted dangers to their lives and/or professions in their house nations or nations of house;-LRB- **************).
  • hold a Ph.D. or greatest degree in their field and/or who have substantial mentor or research study experience at a university, college, or other organization of greater finding out;-LRB- **************).
  • show exceptional scholastic achievement and guarantee;-LRB- **************).
  • will benefit their house and/or host scholastic neighborhoods.

They motivate applications from females and members of ethnic, racial, cultural, or spiritual minority groups, or those otherwise underrepresented in their fields.

  • Please keep in mind that candidates who do not have legitimate travel files might still obtain the IIE-SRF fellowship, although IIE-SRF is not able to help these people in leaving their house nations.
  • Please likewise keep in mind that IIE-SRF does not approve fellowships to trainees looking for to continue their research studies, consisting of Ph.D. research study, or to finish a scholastic training program. In addition, IIE-SRF normally does rule out applications from people who have actually been displaced or in exile for more than 2 years, or who hold citizenship or other irreversible status in a 2nd nation.


Applicants might use straight or might have a 3rd party send application products on their behalf.

The needed application products consist of:

  1. Application coversheet
  2. Existing CV or resume
  3. Academic declaration.
  4. Individual declaration.
  5. 2 (2) scholastic/ expert letters of referral from scholastic and/or expert coworkers who can talk to your research study, publications, mentor, or other sophisticated scholastic experience. When proper, letters ought to explain your distinct know-how and/or contributions to particular intellectual problems/ concerns.
  6. Minimum of 3 individual letters of referral ( 4 are normally suggested) from coworkers or individuals who know the problems that you have actually been dealing with along with your expert background.
  7. A copy of your Ph.D. or greater degree
  8. Samples of your most existing writing or research study publications.
  9. A letter from a recognized organization of greater knowing that might have the ability to host your fellowship. This is not a requirement.

To ask for a preliminary evaluation of his/ her eligibility, a candidate might initially send the application coversheet, an existing CV, scholastic declaration, and individual declaration for evaluation.

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To learn more, check out IIE-SRF Fellowship

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