The Institute of International Education's (IIE) Scholar Rescue Fund (SRF) is pleased to announce a call for applications from scholars facing threats to their lives or academic work. Fellowships support temporary academic positions at colleges, universities and other research institutions outside their home countries anywhere in the world. Deadline for applications: January 25, 2013.
Since IIE-SRF's founding in 2002, the program has provided academic fellowships to nearly 500 scholars from 48 countries, placing them at over 250 host partner institutions in 40 countries.
Who can apply:
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.
Students or professionals seeking funding to pursue academic studies or training are not eligible.
Information on eligibility and criteria can be found here.
Please download the application materials from: www.scholarrescuefund.org/pages/for-scholars.php (outreach messages are available in Arabic, French, Persian and Spanish)
To nominate a threatened scholar: IIE-SRF accepts referrals and applications from third-party nominators who know of a threatened scholar's need for assistance.
Please contact SRF(at)iie.org for details.
To host a IIE-SRF scholar: Please visit: www.scholarrescuefund.org/pages/for-hosts.php
Contact SRF@iie.org for questions.