FELLOWSHIPS for THREATENED SCHOLARS AROUND THE WORLD

A legacy of rescue. A beacon of hope.

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. At the heart of IIE-SRF is the idea that each scholar we support is a beacon of hope in our world.

Building upon IIE's century-long legacy of assisting students and scholars under threat, IIE-SRF has since 2002 supported over 800 scholars from 59 countries in partnership with 400 host institutions in 44 countries.

Together we can make a difference. One life, one voice, one idea at a time.

Call for Applications open through April 1, 2019

Publications

Report

A Beacon of Hope for Academia During the Forced Migration Crisis

In IIE's Centennial Issue of the IIE Networker, IIE-SRF staff address the unprecedented forced migration crisis that is signficantly impacting global higher education. They explain, "We are committed to remaining a beacon of hope for vulnerable scholars, so that their life’s work, and their lives, are not lost."

Read the report online »

February 22, 2019
IIE Celebrates Centennial
IIE

The Institute of International Education (IIE) celebrated its 100-year anniversary with its 2019 summit at the Grand Hyatt in New York City, a ceremonial lighting of the Empire State Building, and by recognizing The Right Honourable Gordon Brown with the Henry Kaufman Prize.

February 20, 2019
A New York Treasure
MetroFocus

100 years of the Institute of International Education, a true “Treasure of New York.”

In honor of IIE's Centennial celebration, IIE president and CEO Allan E. Goodman spoke with MetroFocus about IIE's long legacy of scholar rescue.

March 8, 2019
GREET Webinar: Scholars with refugee background – How to create sustainable career paths?: March 14, 2019
ACA Secretariat - GREET

This webinar on March 14th from GREET focuses on a central issue that is linked to all scholarship schemes providing support for threatened scholars to continue their career in a safe environment: the post-scholarship options. As the scholarship is inevitably limited only to a certain period, the question of the long-term career perspective plays an essential role in overall success of the support measures.

February 25, 2019
  • Scholars Breaking Boundaries: Dr. Rahim Surkhi of Iran
  • Syrian Alumnus Publishes Book on Art and Politics during the Arab Spring
  • IIE's Allan Goodman on Legacy of Scholar Rescue
January 24, 2019
  • 2018 Year in Review