IIE deploys global, holistic crisis response to students, scholars, and artists where and when it’s needed most. Your support helps deploy emergency grants, secure long-term safe work placements, and provide life-changing scholarships.
The ongoing conflict in Israel and Gaza in response to the October 7 terrorist attack continues to impact many individuals in the region and beyond. IIE’s Emergency Student Fund is preparing to deploy rapid response grants in the weeks ahead to aid international students in the U.S. from Israel, Gaza, and the West Bank, who have been impacted by the war. These students are living with isolation and fear for their families and communities back home while they are left with no financial safety net to continue their studies. In the months ahead, IIE’s Crisis Response programs will support scholars and artists whose lives and futures are under threat and provide scholarships to refugee students who have been forcibly displaced.
Immediately following the devastating earthquakes in the region, IIE launched its Türkiye and Syria Crisis Response to rapidly mobilize our unparalleled network of higher education partners to support students, scholars, and artists – today and in the months to come.
Less than one week after the fall of Afghanistan to the Taliban, IIE launched a coordinated, organization-wide Afghanistan Crisis Response, leveraging programs already in place to deploy immediate assistance for students, scholars, and artists.
IIE’s Artist Protection Fund provides fellowship grants to threatened artists from any field of practice, and places them at host institutions in safe countries where they can continue their work and plan for their futures.