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Scholar Rescue Fund

Fellowships for Threatened Academics: Professors, Researchers and Lecturers
Application Deadline: 5 March 2008

The Institute of International Education's Scholar Rescue Fund (SRF) provides fellowships for established scholars whose lives and work are threatened in their home countries.

These fellowships permit professors, researchers and other senior academics to find temporary refuge at universities and colleges anywhere in the world, enabling them to pursue their academic work and to continue to share their knowledge with students, colleagues and the community at large. When conditions improve, these scholars will return home to help rebuild universities and societies ravaged by fear, conflict and repression.

For more information, http://www.iie.org/programs/srf/app.htm