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 nearly 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.

2018 Year in Review

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.

October 24, 2018
Northeastern Scholar, Liberian Land Rights Lawyer, Awarded Biden Chair Appointment
Northeastern University

Brownell has been creating a land security index that ranks how well governments are protecting land rights for their citizens. He recently received an award that will ensure his safety, protect his legal work in perpetuity, and help him continue that work. The chair was created in 2016 to honor the legacy of Beau Biden, the former attorney general of Delaware.

January 24, 2019
  • 2018 Year in Review
December 20, 2018
  • Scholars Breaking Boundaries: Dr. Laura Margarita Febres of Venezuela
  • Alumnus Hilal S. Wahab Receives Scientific Excellence Medal from Iraqi Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research
  • IIE-SRF Selection Committee Awards Fellowships to 16 New Scholars