The Institute of International Education’s Scholar Rescue Fund (IIE-SRF) in the USA is inviting applications for the IIE-SRF Fellowship Global Programme in 2021.
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.
Since 2002 IIE-SRF has received more than 3,000 requests for assistance from scholars in over 100 countries. 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.
Worth of Award
The worth of the fellowship is $25,000
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.
How to Apply
To apply, Please be sure your CV includes the following information:
- Academic degrees (degree-granting institution, field, and date of degree award);
- Current position (location, dates of employment, professional title, and responsibilities);
- Previous academic positions (in chronological order, including location, dates of employment, professional title, and responsibilities);
- A detailed list of your academic publications (journal articles, books, chapters, exhibitions, etc.) including full citations with the name of publication, authors, the title of work, date of publication, and page numbers, if possible;
- Other relevant academic work (including supervision of master’s and Ph.D. theses, conference presentations, grants/honours/awards, professional affiliations, etc.).
Deadline: Application closes September 28, 2020.