Grants for Refugee Academics

Council for Assisting Refugee Academics

Subjects:

The UK Programme provides grants to enable persecuted at-risk academics residing in the UK to return to academia, or an allied profession, at a level commensurate with their skills and experience. We can support academic and professional courses, structured work placements and associated costs, including tuition fees, travel, registration fees, exam fees, bench fees, books, research costs, IT equipment, childcare etc.

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible for a CARA grant you must;

Have experience as a paid Lecturer or Researcher in a university or higher education institution in your home country (NB. Experience in a third country may also be considered if there is valid reason you cannot return home in safety) and;
Have left your country or your occupation as a result of political, racial or religious oppression or discrimination or the fear of such oppression and discrimination.

Funding information

Funding applies to:
Other: see Funding notes
Funding notes:

Must have UK refugee status

Contacts and how to apply

Administrative contact and how to apply:

If you believe you are eligible, please contact CARA to request an Enquiry Form:
Cara
Technopark
90 London Road
London
SE1 6LN
UK
Phone: +44 (0)207 021 0880
Fax: +44 (0)207 021 0881
Email: info@cara.ngo

http://www.cara.ngo/what-we-do/a-lifeline-to-academics-at-risk/