Software Deadline: June 29, 2020.

The Institute of Worldwide Training’s Scholar Rescue Fund® (IIE-SRF) is the one international program that arranges and funds fellowships for threatened and displaced students at partnering greater training establishments worldwide. On the coronary heart of IIE-SRF is the concept that every scholar we help is a beacon of hope in our world.

Constructing upon IIE’s century-long legacy of aiding college students and students beneath menace, IIE-SRF has since 2002 supported 857 students from 60 nations in partnership with 417 host establishments in 46 nations.

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IIE-SRF accepts purposes from professors, researchers, and public intellectuals who face threats and can’t proceed their work of their residence nations. Students from any nation and in any educational area or self-discipline might qualify. Candidates are assessed based mostly on educational {qualifications} and expertise, the standard and/or potential of their work, and the urgency of the threats that they face.

Desire is given to students who:

  • maintain a Ph.D. or highest diploma of their area and have vital instructing and/or analysis expertise at a college, school, or different establishment of upper studying;
  • have a longtime document of revealed analysis;
  • reveal superior educational accomplishment or promise;
  • are dealing with or have not too long ago fled from speedy, focused threats to their lives and/or careers of their residence nations or nations of residence;
  • will profit their residence and/or host educational communities.

Sadly, IIE-SRF usually can’t take into account purposes from people who:

  • are looking for to proceed their research, together with Ph.D. examine, or to finish a tutorial coaching program;
  • have been displaced or have resided exterior their residence nations for greater than two years;
  • maintain citizenship or everlasting residency in a secure second nation;
  • can have accomplished two years on a comparable fellowship or different program for threatened students.

Software Process

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Students can apply by sending the required utility supplies to us instantly at [email protected]. In instances the place a scholar is unable to submit the appliance, a 3rd celebration might ship the supplies on their behalf.

The required utility supplies embrace:

  1. Software coversheet
  2. Present CV or resume. Please make sure your CV consists of the next info:
    • Tutorial levels (degree-granting establishment, area, and date of diploma award);
    • Present place (location, dates of employment, skilled title, and tasks);
    • Earlier educational positions (in chronological order, together with location, dates of employment, skilled title, and tasks);
    • An in depth listing of your educational publications (journal articles, books, chapters, exhibitions, and so forth.) together with full citations with the identify of publication, authors, title of labor, date of publication, and web page numbers, if potential;
    • Different related educational work (together with supervision of grasp’s and Ph.D. theses, convention shows, grants/honors/awards, skilled affiliations, and so forth.).
  3. Tutorial assertion. Please present a radical assertion detailing your educational {and professional} background and expertise, together with a radical description of your educational analysis pursuits. Please be sure you embrace an outline of the actions that you’ve undertaken in your educational positions in addition to an evidence of the actions (analysis, instructing, publishing, and so forth.) you’d undertake throughout a fellowship. Your educational assertion ought to be a minimal of 1 web page.
  4. Private assertion. Please present a radical assertion explaining why you might be making use of to IIE-SRF for help. Embrace a transparent and detailed account of the threats or dangers that you’ve been dealing with and the explanations that you simply can’t proceed your work in your house nation right now. Your private assertion ought to be a minimal of 1 web page.
  5. Reference letters. IIE-SRF requires a minimal of three (3) reference letters that comprise the weather listed under. In some instances, further letters could also be requested. Letters from colleagues each inside and outdoors of your private home nation are most popular. Please observe that IIE-SRF requires authentic reference letters. Letters shouldn’t use similar textual content, and every referee ought to converse to his/her particular data of your educational background and/or circumstances. When potential, please have your referees compose their letters on official letterhead and ship them to IIE-SRF instantly at [email protected].
    1. Two (2) educational/skilled letters of reference from educational or skilled colleagues who can converse intimately to your analysis, publications, instructing, or different educational expertise. When acceptable, letters ought to describe your distinctive experience and contributions to particular mental points or questions.
    2. Two (2) private letters of reference from colleagues or different individuals who’re conscious of your circumstances and might describe the threats that you’ve been dealing with.
  6. A replica of your Ph.D. or highest diploma.
  7. Samples of your most present analysis publications.
  8. When you’ve got already secured a dedication from a college or different establishment to host your fellowship, please present a letter from the host indicating their intent to host, in case you are awarded. Please observe that that is not a requirement.

To start assessing an utility, IIE-SRF should obtain the appliance coversheet, a present CV, educational assertion, and private assertion. The remaining supplies could also be despatched at a later time.

Please observe that every one utility supplies submitted to IIE-SRF should be authentic and distinctive to an applicant’s specific educational background and circumstances. IIE-SRF won’t settle for educational or private statements that share similar language with the statements of different candidates to IIE-SRF. Any language or background info borrowed from the web or different exterior supply ought to be cited to credit score the unique supply.

Please submit all utility supplies through e mail to [email protected]. When you do not need entry to e mail, it’s possible you’ll ship your supplies through fax or publish.


Scholar Rescue Fund
Institute of Worldwide Training
809 United Nations Plaza
New York, New York 10017-3580

Fax: +1-212-205-6425


The IIE-SRF Choice Committee meets to think about purposes and award fellowships on a quarterly foundation. Purposes are accepted at any time all year long, although IIE-SRF will set up quarterly deadlines by which a scholar should apply to be thought of for a selected choice assembly.

Software deadline for September 2020 choice assembly: June 29, 2020.

For Extra Data:

Go to the Official Webpage of the IIE-SRF 2021 for Threatened Students worldwide

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