About Us


Building upon IIE's century-long legacy of assisting students and scholars who are fleeing conflict and targeted persecution,
the IIE Scholar Rescue Fund was established in 2002 as a permanent program to protect the lives and work of threatened scholars.
The statistics below provide more detail on this work. 

761 scholars from 58 countries have received support from IIE-SRF. 
1,195 awards have been granted, including renewals.

Over 380 academic institutions in 43 countries have hosted IIE-SRF scholars. 


* Data gathered from 2002 to April 2018


* Data gathered from 2002 to April 2018