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SRF Fellowship Announcement!
Fellowships for Threatened Academics: Professors, Researchers and Lecturers
Application Deadline: January 31st, 2009
How The Scholar Rescue Fund Works:
Professors, established researchers and other senior academics from any country, field or discipline may qualify. Preference is given to scholars with a Ph.D. or other highest degree in their field; who have extensive teaching or research experience at a university, college or other institution of higher learning; who demonstrate superior academic accomplishment or promise; and whose selection is likely to benefit the academic community in the home and/or host country or region. Applications from female scholars and under-represented groups are strongly encouraged.
Fellowships are awarded for visiting academic positions ranging from 3 months to 1 calendar year. Awards are issued for up to US $25,000, plus health insurance.
Fellowships are disbursed through host academic institutions for direct support of scholar-grantees. In most cases, host campuses are asked to match the SRF fellowship award through partial salary/stipend support, and/or housing, research materials, and other in-kind assistance.
Applications are accepted at any time. Non-emergency applications will be considered according to the following schedule:
Winter 2009: Application received by January 31st; decision by March 15th.
Summer 2009: Applications received by June 15th; decision by July 31st.
Fall 2009: Applications received by September 15th; decision by October 31st.
To apply, please download the information and application materials from:
For universities and colleges interested in hosting an SRF scholar:
Please contact us at:
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