Deadline:

 April 1, 2019.

Location:

USA.

(Fully  Funded)

Description

 Scholar Rescue Fund- IEE

There are more threatened and displaced scholars today than ever before. The Institute of International Education’s Scholar Rescue Fund (IIE-SRF) can help.

IIE-SRF announces an April 1st deadline for its next round of applications from professors and researchers facing threats to their lives or careers. Fellowships support temporary academic positions at universities and other higher education institutions anywhere in the world where the scholars can continue their academic work in safety.

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IIE-SRF formalizes IIE’s unwavering commitment to protect the lives, voices, and ideas of scholars around the globe. Since the program’s founding in 2002, it has awarded fellowships to almost 800 scholars from 59 countries, arranging visiting academic positions at nearly 400 partner institutions in 44 countries.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Any Academic Field

Required Languages

English.

Eligible Countries

ALL WORLD COUNTRIES.

Program Period

Up to one calendar year.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • 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.
    Students or professionals seeking funding to pursue academic studies or training are not eligible.

Opportunity Cost

(Fully Funded)

Awards are issued for up to US$25,000, plus individual health insurance coverage, funding for relocation to the host country, professional development and advising resources, and dedicated support from IIE-SRF and its partners – before, during, and after the fellowship.

How to Apply

First Step: Applicants may apply directly or may have a third party submit application materials on their behalf. The required application materials include:

  1. Application coversheet
  2. Current CV or resume.
  3. Academic statement.
  4. Personal statement.
  5. Two (2) academic / professional letters of reference from academic and/or professional colleagues who can speak to your research, publications, teaching, or other advanced academic experience.
  6. Two (2) personal letters of reference from colleagues or persons who are aware of the difficulties that you have been facing as well as your professional background.
  7. A copy of your Ph.D. or higher degree.
  8. Samples of your most current writing or research publications.
  9. A letter from an accredited institution of higher learning that may be able to host your fellowship. This is not a requirement.

Second Step: Send the documents stated above to the following email adress. srf@iie.org

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This Scholarship Published by:
Salma Aittaleb/ Morocco 

Reviewed by” Soueilem Mohamed Lemine / Mauritania
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team