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Institute of International Education Scholar Rescue Fund Fellowship


Institute of International Education Scholar Rescue Fund Fellowship

Deadline: 5 April 2021
Open to:
scholars from any country and in any academic field or discipline may apply
Benefits:
fellowship grant of up to 25,000 USD

Description

The Institute of International Education’s Scholar Rescue Fund (IIE-SRF) is the only global program that arranges and funds fellowships for threatened and displaced scholars at partnering higher education institutions worldwide.

These year-long fellowships of $25,000USD support temporary academic positions 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.

Eligibility

  • Open to professors, researchers, and public intellectuals who face threats and cannot continue their work in their home countries.
  • Scholars from any country and in any academic field or discipline may qualify.

Preference is given to scholars who:

  • hold a Ph.D. or highest degree in their field and have significant teaching and/or research experience at a university, college, or other institution of higher learning;
  • have an established record of published research;
  • demonstrate superior academic accomplishment or promise;
  • are facing or have recently fled from immediate, targeted threats to their lives and/or careers in their home countries or countries of residence;
  • will benefit their home and/or host academic communities.

Applicants are assessed based on academic qualifications and experience, the quality and/or potential of their work, and the urgency of the threats that they face.

Benefits

The IIE-SRF fellowship package includes the following:

How to apply?

The required application materials include:

Scholars can apply by sending the required application materials directly to [email protected]. In cases where a scholar is unable to submit the application, a third party may send the materials on their behalf.

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