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CIUS Endowment Funds


With deep appreciation for the generosity and commitment of our benefactors, hundreds of students and scholars in all parts of the world working in many disciplines of Ukrainian studies have benefited from the grants, scholarships, and fellowships awarded annually by the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies. These awards were made possible by donations from individuals and organizations that place a high value on education and have deep respect for their Ukrainian heritage. Endowments are crucial to the support of CIUS activities. We thank all our donors for their generosity and trust in CIUS to make their dreams and wishes a reality. Endowments are listed in order of establishment. Only accrued income is used to fund projects, scholarships, grants, and subsidies.


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Alberta Ukrainian Heritage Foundation Endowment Fund (2010): $152,589

Established in August 2010 by a donation from the Edmonton-based Alberta Ukrainian Heritage Foundation, itself based on a gift from Octavia Hall from the estate of her parents, Sophia and Peter Kyforuk. The endowment is under the direction of the Kule Ukrainian Canadian Studies Centre at CIUS, supporting scholarly research on Ukrainian-Canadian history, the preparation of books on Ukrainian-Canadian subjects, sponsorship of and participation in academic conferences, and the development of databases in Ukrainian-Canadian studies.

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Levko and Marika Babij Memorial Endowment Fund (2011): $50,000

Established in May 2011 by Marko Babij, Roman Babij, and Nadia (née Babij) Gogus in memory of their parents, Levko and Marika Babij, with a donation of $50,000. The fund supports programs and grants related to the study of twentieth-century Ukrainian history, especially Ukraine in World War II.

Dr. Jeanette Bayduza Endowment Fund (2016): $10,085

Established in December 2016 by Dr. Jeanette Bayduza of Edmonton to support priority initiatives, scholarly activities, research, and publishing at CIUS. The fund supports scholarships, awards or bursaries, research grants, and scholarly publications in the field of Ukrainian studies that are published or co-published by CIUS, and any other activities as deemed appropriate by the director of CIUS.

Rev. Dmytro and Stephania Baziuk (Rudakewycz) Memorial Endowment Fund (2007): $7,000

Established by Myron and Luba Baziuk of Edmonton in August 2007 in support of the study of Ukrainian intellectual and cultural life in western Ukraine, with emphasis on the history of Lviv and the Lviv region, women’s studies in western Ukraine, and scholarly publications in the aforementioned areas. The fund also supports exchange program students from the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv.

Eugene and Olena Borys Endowment Fund (2008): $25,000

Established by Oksana Boszko, Roman Borys, Adrian Borys, and Marko Borys in January 2008 in support of the Encyclopedia of Ukraine and other encyclopedia projects in all forms—print, electronic, and other media—under the direction of CIUS.

Stephania Bukachevska-Pastushenko Archival Endowment Fund (1987): $300,430

Established by Stephania Bukachevska-Pastushenko at the Canadian Foundation for Ukrainian Studies in Toronto with an initial gift of $100,000 and matched two-to-one by the Government of Alberta upon its transfer to CIUS in January 1987. The fund supports archival research, cataloguing of existing collections, and publication of research aids.

Anna and Nikander Bukowsky Endowment Fund (1988): $117,680

Established by the late Anna and Nikander Bukowsky of Saskatoon through a series of donations, the fund supports scholarly research and publications in Ukrainian and Ukrainian-Canadian studies and the activities of the Research Program on Religion and Culture.

lhor Roman Bukowsky Sustainable Development Endowment Fund (2017): $34,667

Established in November 2017 to support research on the principles of sustainable development related to Ukraine, at the discretion of the director of the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies. Research areas include economic prosperity, cultural awareness and social justice, and environmental integrity and health.

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CIUS Endowment Fund (1986): $818,540

Established in September 1986 with bequests from the estates of George Deba of Vancouver and Katherine Miskew of Edmonton, as well as many contributions from individuals and organizations in Canada and the United States. The fund supports a broad range of CIUS projects and activities. In April 1996, a $10,000 bequest from the estate of Steven Kobrynsky of Canora, Saskatchewan, established the Steven Kobrynsky Memorial Scholarship under this endowment; it is awarded every two years to an undergraduate who excels in the study of the Ukrainian language.

CIUS Exchanges with Ukraine Endowment Fund (1989): $36,206

Established by a number of individual donors from across Canada in November 1989. The fund fosters the development of academic exchanges with Ukraine.

Cosbild Club Endowment Fund (1988): $105,546

Established in June 1988 by individual contributions from a private Toronto investment club. The fund supports scholarly publications in Ukrainian studies. The initial donation of $33,500 was later augmented by club members and matched two-to-one by the Government of Alberta.

Petro Czornyj Memorial Endowment Fund (1988): $30,000

Established in June 1988 with a $10,000 bequest from the estate of Petro Czornyj of Toronto and matched two-to-one by the Government of Alberta. The fund initially supported work on the Encyclopedia of Ukraine and now provides grants to scholars in the field of Ukrainian studies.

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Helen Darcovich Memorial Endowment Fund (1989): $346,036

Established by Dr. Vlas Darcovich of Edmonton in July 1989 in memory of his wife, Helen (Olena, née Michalenko), this fund supports PhD students writing dissertations on a Ukrainian or Ukrainian-Canadian topic in pedagogy, history, law, the humanities and social sciences, women’s studies, or library science.

Marusia and Michael Dorosh Endowment Fund (1989): $100,100

Established by Michael Dorosh of Toronto in November 1989 to provide research grants and research fellowships in Ukrainian studies (language, literature, history, political science, sociology, or music), and to aid scholarly publications.

Wolodymyr and Lydia Dylynsky Memorial Endowment Fund (1991): $62,522

Established by Myron Dylynsky of Toronto in December 1991, in memory of his father, to provide research or publication grants in Ukrainian studies to scholars affiliated with academic, cultural, and educational institutions in Lviv. Until 2007, the endowment also received matching funds from Xerox Canada. The fund also sponsors the annual Wolodymyr Dylynsky Memorial Lecture.

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Fedeyko Family Endowment Fund (2000): $166,869

Established in November 2000 by William and Justine Fedeyko of St. Albert, Alberta. The fund supports the Kule Ukrainian Canadian Studies Centre (formerly Ukrainian Canadian Program) at CIUS by funding scholarly research, conferences, community outreach activities, and the publication of works in this field.

Father Hryhorij Fil and Olga Fil Endowment Fund (2008): $36,055

Established by Father Hryhorij Fil and the late Olga Fil of Redwater, Alberta, in November 2008. The fund supports research and publication of historical works and religious sources on topics in Ukrainian history or related topics in Ukrainian studies, such as Ukrainian literary history and the history of the Ukrainian language in Canada, as well as research and publication of liturgical books, religious literature, and studies on church affairs and religion.

Dr. Maria Fischer-Slysh and Dr. Rudolf Fischer Endowment Fund (2014): $618,956

Established in April 2014 with a bequest from Dr. Maria Fischer-Slysh of Toronto. The fund supports fellowships and scholarly projects in Ukrainian studies.

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Bohdan and Natalia Golemba Endowment Fund (2012): $485,000

Established in May 2012 with a bequest of $450,000 from the estate of Natalia Golemba of Toronto. The fund offers annual scholarships to law or humanities students at the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv who are fluent in Ukrainian and English/ French/German, to study or conduct research at the University of Alberta.

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Mykhailo, Volodymyr, and Olia Halchuk Memorial Endowment Fund (2007): $54,510

Established by Jaroslaw Halchuk of St. Catharines, Ontario, in July 2007 in memory of his sons, Mykhailo and Volodymyr, and his wife Olia, to support the scholarly, student, and research activities of CIUS.

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Ivan Franko School of Ukrainian Studies Endowment Fund (2006): $123,139

Established by the Ivan Franko School of Ukrainian Studies of Edmonton in October 2006 with a donation of $75,000 to commemorate its fiftieth anniversary. The fund provides travel grants to post-secondary students to continue their study of Ukrainian at universities in Ukraine.

Dr. Ivan Iwanciw and Dr. Myroslawa Mysko-Iwanciw Endowment Fund (1989): $128,930

Established by Dr. Myroslawa Iwanciw (née Mysko) of Elmwood Park, Illinois, in August 1989 to promote scholarly exchange with institutions in Ukraine. Until 2001 it funded a scholarly exchange between York University (Toronto) and an academic institution in Ukraine. Recently, the Iwanciw Ukraine Travel Grant was established to promote scholarly exchange between the University of Alberta and Ukraine.

Dr. Ivan Iwanciw and Dr. Myroslawa Mysko-Iwanciw Ukrainian Studies Endowment Fund (2006): $57,105

Established by Dr. Myroslawa Iwanciw (née Mysko) of Elmwood Park, Illinois, in April 2006 in support of CIUS activities, with preference to Ukrainian students and scholars conducting research in Ukrainian studies.

Dr. Wasyl and Parasia Iwanec (Krysa) Endowment Fund (2010): $25,000

Established in July 2010 by Parasia Iwanec of St. Catharines, Ontario, in memory of her husband, Dr. Wasyl Iwanec (1905–79), with a donation of $25,000. The fund supports research and publications at СIUS and provides scholarships and bursaries for students and research grants for scholars in Ukrainian studies.

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Peter Jacyk Endowment Fund (1988): $3,013,779

Established by Peter Jacyk (1921–2001) of Mississauga, Ontario, in June 1988 with an initial contribution of $1,000,000 and matched two-to-one by the Government of Alberta. The fund supports the Peter Jacyk Centre for Ukrainian Historical Research at CIUS.

Petro Jacyk Program for the Study of Modern Ukrainian History and Society Endowment Fund (2009): $1,000,000

Established in February 2009 with a donation of $500,000 from the Petro Jacyk Education Foundation and matched by the Government of Alberta. The fund supports the Petro Jacyk Program for the Study of Modern Ukrainian History and Society, a collaborative project between CIUS, the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, and the Ukrainian Catholic University.

Juchymenko Family Endowment Fund (1989): $5,000

Established by Ivan Juchymenko of Islington, Ontario, in January 1989 to fund scholarly research in Ukrainian history, especially the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

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Mykola Klid Memorial Endowment Fund (1992): $63,626

Established in December 1992 by Maria Diakunyk of Kitchener, Ontario, and her three children, Dr. Bohdan Klid of Edmonton, Myroslav Klid of Mississauga, Ontario, and Maria Zadarko of Kitchener, in memory of her husband and their father. The endowment provides funding for fellowships to junior and senior scholars to promote scholarly exchange with Ukraine.

Teodota and Iwan Klym Memorial Endowment Fund (1995): $35,353

Established in April 1995 with a bequest from the estate of Teodota Klym of Edmonton, to support CIUS’s scholarly activities, including grants, fellowships, publications, and conferences for institutions in Ukraine, primarily Yurii Fedkovych National University of Chernivtsi.

John Kolasky Memorial Endowment Fund (1990): $752,890

Originally established in May 1990 as the Ukraine Exchange Fellowship Endowment Fund by John Kolasky of Surrey, B.C., as well as by Pauline and Peter Kindrachuk of Vernon, B.C., William and Justine Fedeyko of St. Albert, Alberta, and many organizations and individuals from across Canada. The fund provides fellowships for Ukrainian scholars to conduct research and study in Canada.

Roman and Halia Kolisnyk Endowment Fund (2011): $100,885

Established in March 2011 by Roman Kolisnyk of Toronto with a donation of $15,000. The fund supports English and French translations and publications (print and electronic) of Ukrainian literary works, literary memoirs, diaries, and correspondence of Ukrainian-Canadian and other diaspora authors.

Michael and Daria Kowalsky Endowment Fund (1987): $2,006,110

Established by Daria Mucak-Kowalsky and Michael Kowalsky (1908–2000) of Toronto in December 1987 to fund academic research, scholarships, and scholarly publications. The Government of Alberta matched the initial donation of $100,000 two-to-one. In 1998–2000, the Kowalskys increased the capital of their endowment by $1,650,000 and redirected it toward the newly established Kowalsky Program for the Study of Eastern Ukraine.

Michael Kowalsky and Daria Mucak-Kowalsky Encyclopedia of Ukraine Endowment Fund (2004): $170,000

Established in April 2004 by Daria Mucak-Kowalsky of Toronto. The fund supports the preparation, editing, and updating of entries pertaining to Ukrainian history in the Internet Encyclopedia of Ukraine.

Michael Kowalsky and Daria Mucak-Kowalsky Scholarship Endowment Fund (2000): $28,948

Established in December 2000 by Daria Mucak-Kowalsky of Toronto with the primary purpose of offering scholarships to graduate students in Ukraine and Canada in selected disciplines, with priority given to students at the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, Ivano-Frankivsk National University, National University of "Kyiv-Mohyla Academy," and any Canadian university, with preference to the University of Alberta.

Michael Kowalsky and Daria Mucak-Kowalsky Ukrainian Diaspora Endowment Fund (2008): $30,000

Established by Daria Mucak-Kowalsky of Toronto in January 2008 to conduct research and publish materials of the Kule Ukrainian Canadian Studies Centre at CIUS dealing with the most recent (“fourth wave”) Ukrainian emigration to Canada.

Vasil Kravcenko Endowment Fund (1991): $10,000

Established by the late Dr. Vasil Kravcenko of Hanover (Germany) in February 1991 to fund scholarships and research grants for scholars in Ukrainian studies.

Krysa Family Scholarship Endowment Fund (1981): $37,682

Established by the Leo J. Krysa Family Foundation in December 1981 as the first endowment fund at CIUS. A minimum of one undergraduate scholarship is offered in Ukrainian and Ukrainian-Canadian studies annually.

Volodymyr and Daria Kubijovyč Memorial Endowment Fund (1986): $437,495

Established in November 1986 with a bequest from the estate of Professor Volodymyr Kubijovyč and matched two-to-one by the Government of Alberta. The fund supports CIUS’s encyclopedia projects.

Kucharyshyn Family Endowment Fund (2012): $15,250

Established in March 2012 in memory of Ehor Kucharyshyn (1956–2001) by Marusia (née Kucharyshyn) and Roman Petryshyn of Edmonton, Stephania and John Kucharyshyn, Luba and Larissa Kucharyshyn, and Lydia Kucharyshyn. The purpose of the fund is to support, from accrued income, the publishing program (print and electronic) of the Ukrainian Language Education Centre at CIUS.

Alexander and Helen Kulahyn Endowment Fund (1989): $50,000

Established by Alexander and Helen Kulahyn of Sardis, B.C., in May 1989 to provide research grants and scholarships to junior and senior scholars, primarily in the field of Ukrainian legal studies.

Peter and Doris Kule Endowment for the Study of the Ukrainian Diaspora (2006): $228,253

Established in September 2006 by Drs. Peter and Doris Kule of Edmonton with a donation of $100,000, matched by the Government of Alberta and supported by additional individuals and organizations. The fund supports the work of the Ukrainian Diaspora Studies Initiative at the Kule Ukrainian Canadian Studies Centre.

Peter and Doris Kule Ukrainian Canadian Studies Centre Endowment Fund (2007): $1,421,716

Established by Drs. Peter and Doris Kule of Edmonton in August 2007 to support the Ukrainian Canadian Program at CIUS, now known as the Kule Ukrainian Canadian Studies Centre, and to facilitate the expansion of the institute’s multifaceted commitment to documenting and sharing the wealth of the Ukrainian-Canadian experience. The original donation was partially matched by the Government of Alberta.

Dmytro and Stephania Kupiak Fund (1998): $50,000

Established in December 1998 by Stephania Kupiak of Milton, Ontario. The fund provides scholarships to graduates from Busk Secondary School who study economics, political science, law, or international relations at the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv.

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Walter and Irene Litynsky Endowment Fund (2009): $10,050

Established in February 2009 with a bequest from the estate of Walter and Irene Litynsky of Windsor, Ontario. The fund supports research and publishing in Ukrainian and Ukrainian-Canadian history.

Professor Manoly R. Lupul Endowment for the Advancement of Ukrainian Language Education (2018): $35,500

Established in 2018 to recognize Professor Manoly Lupul for his contributions to multiculturalism and for the founding of CIUS and its Ukrainian Language Education Centre (ULEC) at the Uni-versity of Alberta. The fund supports the activities of ULEC that advance Ukrainian language education within Canada’s rich multicultural society.

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Ivan Makohon Endowment Fund (2014): $27,869

Established with a donation by Rozalia Makohon (née Wachiw-Hoshowsky) in memory of her husband, Ivan Makohon. The fund was later augmented by their children, Jaroslaw Makohon and Irene Hornich, and by other members and friends of the family, in memory of the late Ivan (1914–90) and Rozalia (1921–2013) Makohon. The fund awards scholarships and supports publications in the area of Ukrainian and Ukrainian-Canadian economic studies by students from the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, Vasyl Stefanyk Ciscarpathian National University, National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy, or any other university in Ukraine.

Petro Malofij Endowment Fund (1986): $152,058

Established in December 1986 by Petro Malofij of Edmonton. The fund provides scholarships for students from the Sniatyn region studying at the Yurii Fedkovych National University of Chernivtsi in the fields of history, political science, law, and economics.

Dr. Nestor and Myrosia Maslo Ukrainian Canadian Studies Endowment Fund (2013): $56,385

Established in October 2013 by Dr. Nestor and Myrosia Maslo of Edmonton. The fund supports the activities of the Kule Ukrainian Canadian Studies Centre (formerly Ukrainian Canadian Program) at CIUS, including publication of print and digital materials, organization of and participation in conferences, and research activities dealing with the history of Ukrainians in Canada.

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Stephen and Olga Pawliuk Endowment Fund (1996): $50,000

Established in August 1996 by Olga Pawliuk of Toronto, initially to support the Hrushevsky Translation Project and subsequently to support research and publishing in Ukrainian and Ukrainian-Canadian history.

Stephen and Olga Pawliuk Ukrainian Studies Endowment Fund (2006): $50,000

Established in January 2006 by Olga Pawliuk of Toronto in support of the scholarly and research activities of CIUS, with priority given to online computer-based initiatives.

Nestor Peczeniuk Memorial Endowment Fund (1991): $84,721

Established in December 1991 by Jaroslawa and Sonia Peczeniuk of Sudbury, Ontario, to provide research grants for scholars in Ukrainian and Ukrainian-Canadian studies and to support publications in these areas.

Dr. Vasyl Prychodko Memorial Endowment Fund (2013): $29,455

Established in December 2013 by Larissa Prychodko of Pleasant Ridge, Michigan, and Andrew Prychodko of Highland Village, Texas, in memory of their husband and father. The fund provides grants to scholars in Ukrainian studies or graduate students in that field at any postsecondary institution. Preference is given to research on the economy and economic history of Ukraine, or on topics in sociology, and particularly to applicants studying rural economics, economy or economic history, the modernization of the Ukrainian economy and its effects on society, Ukrainian economic thought, or Ukrainian society from the twentieth century onward. Special consideration is given to topics related to the Holodomor of 1932–33.

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Remeza Family Endowment Fund (1998): $100,000

Established in December 1998 by Sylvester Remeza (1914–2002) of Ottawa. The fund supports research and publications pertaining to the work and legacy of Bohdan Lepky and the general areas of his intellectual and creative interests.

Research Program on Religion and Culture Endowment Fund (1995): $46,071

Formerly named the Ukrainian Church Studies Program Endowment Fund, established in November 1995 with a bequest from the estate of Harry Bratkiw of Edmonton and with donations from St. John’s Fraternal Society of Edmonton and St. Andrew’s College of Winnipeg. The endowment provides fellowships, supports independent research, and facilitates research and publication by scholars in the field of religious studies.

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Nestor and Zenovia Salomon Memorial Endowment Fund (1988): $26,667

Established in December 1988 by Wasyl and Halyna (née Khomyn) Salomon of Toronto in memory of their relatives Nestor Salomon and Zenovia Salomon (née Lopushanska). The fund supports Ukrainian and Ukrainian-Canadian studies and the Ukrainian Language Education Centre.

Peter Salyga Endowment Fund (2010): $50,920

Established in August 2010 by the late Peter Salyga of Winnipeg with a bequest of 20 percent of his estate, amounting to $50,920. The fund supports the publication of the Internet Encyclopedia of Ukraine as well as other publications of CIUS.

Mykhailo Onufriiovych Samytsia Endowment Fund (2005): $215,000

Established in November 2005 by Mykhailo Onufriiovych Samytsia (1920–2009) in memory of his father, Onufrii Ivanovych Samytsia, his mother, Anastasia Dmytrivna Samytsia (née Stoianovska), and his wife, Maria Hryhorivna Samytsia (née Sharyk), with donations from Mykhailo Samytsia and the estate of Maria Samytsia. The fund supports students and the scholarly and research activities of CIUS.

Shwed Family Endowment Fund in Memory of Ostap and Vera Shwed (1996): $34,235

Established originally as the Ostap Teofil Shwed Memorial Endowment Fund in April 1996 by Vera Shwed and her four sons, Eugene, Dennis, Philip, and Mark. The fund was renamed by the sons in honour of the family and in memory of their parents following the death of their mother. It supports projects at the Ukrainian Language Education Centre that promote teacher professional development and the improvement of language courses.

Stasiuk Family Endowment Fund (1988): $1,496,596

Established in July 1988 with a $350,000 bequest from the estate of Eudokia Stasiuk of Toronto, matched two-to-one by the Government of Alberta, to provide research grants and fellowships.

Julian and Savella Stechishin Endowment Fund (2012): $92,351

Established in June 2012 by Zenia Stechishin of Toronto as a transfer of funds from the Stechishin Publishing Fund at St. Andrew’s College in Winnipeg, earlier managed by the Consistory of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada and originally created in February 1972 at the Saskatoon branch of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress to commemorate a renowned Ukrainian activist in Canada, Julian Stechishin (1895–1971). The fund supports scholarly publications (print and electronic) in Ukrainian and Ukrainian-Canadian studies that are published or co-published by CIUS Press, or supported by CIUS.

Stefaniuk Family Endowment Fund (2016): $45,226

Established in December 2016 by Mr. Cornell Stefaniuk of Edmonton to honour his late father, Steve Stefaniuk (1924–2016), and especially his mother, Josephine Stefaniuk (née Yurkiw), who was instrumental in the development of Ukrainian-language resources during her career as a teacher in Edmonton. This fund supports Western Canadian projects, with priority given to Alberta-based projects that promote the delivery of Ukrainian language and culture in publicly funded education.

Petro and Ivanna Stelmach Endowment Fund (1989): $150,000

Established by Petro and Ivanna Stelmach of Mississauga, Ontario, in November 1989 to provide research grants and scholarships in Ukrainian studies. Since 1993, the fund has supported the Institute for Historical Research at the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv.

Stelmaschuk Extension Education Endowment Fund (1996): $30,400

Established in October 1996 with a $10,000 donation from Professor Paul Stelmaschuk and Mrs. Anna Stelmaschuk of Kelowna, B.C., and with a $10,000 donation from Nancy Shemeluck-Radomsky of Edmonton and Mary Orchuk, and with a $1,000 donation from Jean Naciuk. The fund supports extension education in Ukraine and distance-learning workers from Canada to help educate prospective extension workers in Ukraine.

Dmytro Stepovyk Ukrainian Studies Endowment Fund (1989): $4,700

Established by Dmytro Stepovyk of Kyiv in May 1989 to fund scholarly research and publications in Ukrainian art history and/ or other educational and scholarly projects.

Danylo Husar Struk and Oksana Pisetska Struk Endowment Fund (2009): $114,302

Established in November 2009 by transferring the Danylo Husar Struk Memorial Fund at the Canadian Foundation for Ukrainian Studies (Toronto) in the amount of $100,000. The fund supports the Danylo Husar Struk Program in Ukrainian Literature at CIUS by providing grants to established scholars for the critical analysis of Ukrainian literature and to sponsor research, scholarly writing, and translation of Ukrainian literature, to organize workshops, public lectures, and readings on Ukrainian literature, and to support publications in Ukrainian literature.

Celestin and Irena Suchowersky Endowment Fund (1999): $100,000

Established in September 1999 by Dr. Celestin (Mykola) Suchowersky (1913–2008). The fund offers fellowships at the MA or PhD level to residents of Bukovyna to study at the Universities of Alberta, Saskatchewan, Toronto, or other Canadian universities in the disciplines of sociology, psychology, economics, or Ukrainian studies.

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Tymofij and Evhenia Taborowskyj Endowment Fund (1990): $20,500

Established by the late Tymofij and Evhenia Taborowskyj of Toronto in April 1990 to fund the research and publication of works by scholars in Ukrainian and Ukrainian-Canadian studies.

Dr. Demitrius and Maria Todosijczuk Memorial Fund (2016): $100,000

Established in March 2016 with a bequest from the estate of Demitrius (Dmytro) Todosijczuk of Edmonton, to aid scholarly activities, research, and publishing in Ukrainian studies at CIUS. The fund supports scholarships, awards or bursaries, research grants, and scholarly publications in the field of Ukrainian studies that are published or co-published by CIUS.

 

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Ukrainian Language Education Centre Fund (1987): $607,087

Established by the Ukrainian Professional and Business Club of Edmonton in April 1987 and matched two-to-one by the Government of Alberta. The fund supports the activities of the Ukrainian Language Education Centre.

The University of Alberta–Ukraine Student Exchange Endowment Fund (2011): $17,594

Established in August 2011 with contributions from the Ukrainian community throughout North America. The fund offers scholarships at the undergraduate or graduate level to students from the University of Alberta, and from universities in Ukraine, to study abroad for one or more semesters at a partner university with which the U of A has a valid student exchange agreement.

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Michael and Mary Yacyshyn Endowment Fund (2013): $28,532

Established in September 2013 with a bequest from the estate of Mary Yacyshyn of Toronto. The fund supports general activities of the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies.

Yurkiwsky Family Memorial Endowment Fund (2014): $16,800

Established in 2014, the fund will support the publication of research through the Research Program on Religion and Culture at CIUS, with preference given to research on the history of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church.

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Michael Zacharuk Memorial Endowment Fund (1996): $10,000

Established in November 1996 by the late Mary Zacharuk of Two Hills, Alberta, in memory of her husband Michael Zacharuk (1908–96). The fund supports scholarships and publications in Ukrainian and Ukrainian Canadian studies.

Oleh Zujewskyj Endowment Fund (1989): $20,000

Established by Dr. Oleh Zujewskyj (1920–96) of Edmonton in December 1989 to support the publication of works in the field of Ukrainian literature by authors living outside of Ukraine.