Due Date: September 30, 2019

Applications are open for the Institute of International Education’s Scholar Rescue Fund (IIE-SRF) Fellowship 2019/2020 The IIE-SRF is the only worldwide program that sets up and funds fellowships for threatened and displaced scholars at partnering college organizations worldwide.

These year-long fellowships support momentary scholastic positions at organizations of greater discovering 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.


  • The IIE-SRF fellowship award consists of a grant of approximately US$25,000, in addition to private medical insurance, to support a checking out scholastic visit of approximately one year (sustainable for a 2nd year). The last fellowship quantity depends on a number of elements, consisting of the place of the host organization, the expense of living, and the worth of any extra contributions from the host organization of other source( s).


  • Open to teachers, scientists, and public intellectuals who deal with dangers and can not continue their operate in their house nations;-LRB- ***************).
  • Scholars from any nation and in any scholastic field or discipline might certify;-LRB- ***************).
  • Choice is offered to scholars who:.
    • hold a Ph.D. or greatest degree in their field and have substantial mentor and/or research study experience at a university, college, or other organization of greater discovering;-LRB- ***************).
    • have a recognized record of released research study;-LRB- ***************).
    • show remarkable scholastic achievement or pledge;-LRB- ***************).
    • are dealing with or have actually just recently gotten away from instant, targeted dangers to their lives and/or professions in their house nations or nations of home;-LRB- ***************).
    • will benefit their house and/or host scholastic neighborhoods.

Evaluation Criteria

Candidates are examined based upon scholastic credentials and experience, the quality and/or capacity of their work, and the seriousness of the dangers that they deal with.


The needed application products consist of:

  • Application coversheet
  • Present CV or resume
  • Academic declaration
  • Individual declaration
  • Recommendation letters
  • A copy of your Ph.D. or greatest degree.
  • Samples of your most present research study publications.
  • If you have actually currently protected a dedication from a university or other organization to host your fellowship, please supply a letter from the host showing their intent to host, if you are granted. Please keep in mind that this is not a requirement.

To start examining an application, IIE-SRF should get the application coversheet, an existing CV, scholastic declaration, and individual declaration. The staying products might be sent out at a later time.

Please keep in mind that all application products sent to IIE-SRF should be initial and special to a candidate’s specific scholastic background and scenarios. IIE-SRF will decline scholastic or individual declarations that share similar language with the declarations of other candidates to IIE-SRF. Any language or background info obtained from the web or other outdoors source need to be pointed out to credit the initial source.

Please send all application products through e-mail to[email protected] If you do not have access to email, you might send your products through fax or post.


Scholar Rescue Fund
Institute of International Education
809 United Nations Plaza
New York City, New York City 10017-3580
Fax: +1-212-205-6425

To find out more, see Frequently Asked Question or check out IIE-SRF

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