03.07.2015

Institute of International Education (USA) > Fellowships for Threatened Scholars

Fellowships support temporary academic positions at colleges, universities, and other research institutions anywhere in the world where the scholars can continue their academic work in safety.

IIE-SRF formalizes IIE's unwavering commitment to preserve the lives, voices, and ideas of scholars around the globe. Since the program's founding in 2002, it has awarded fellowships to more than 600 scholars from 53 countries, arranging visiting academic positions at over 325 partner institutions in 40 countries.

Professors, researchers, and public intellectuals from any country, field, or discipline may apply. Please refer eligible candidates and forward this announcement to any academic colleagues who may be interested.

  • Qualifying applicants are currently facing or have recently fled from direct and immediate threats.

  • Preference is given to scholars with a Ph.D. or other terminal degree in their field, and who have extensive teaching or research experience at an institution of higher learning.

  • Women and scholars from under-represented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

IIE-SRF fellowships support visiting academic positions for up to one calendar year. Awards are issued for up to US $25,000, plus individual health insurance coverage.

Deadline: 3 August

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