Scholarships, Fellowships, and Other Awards for Students

 

Undergraduate

 

Ivan Franko School of Ukrainian Studies (IFSUS) Ukraine Travel Award 2022-2023

The Ivan Franko School of Ukrainian Studies (IFSUS) Ukraine Travel Award (C$2,000) is granted to students who have completed at least one year of study at the post-secondary level and who have also completed Ukrainian 30 or equivalent. Applicants are required to enroll in a Ukrainian studies course/program to be offered in Ukraine by an accredited post-secondary institution, or to take courses for one semester or more at a post-secondary institution in Ukraine. Selection is based on overall academic achievement, performance in Ukrainian courses, a one-page essay on the benefit of the course/program to be taken in Ukraine. Involvement in the Ukrainian community is an asset. IFSUS graduates and Alberta residents are given preference. A minimum of two awards are offered annually.

The IFSUS is Edmonton’s oldest Ukrainian language school. It was established in 1956 and celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2006. Its program provides Saturday morning classes for high school students seeking additional exposure to Ukrainian history, literature, geography, culture, and language. The school is accredited by Alberta Education and grants high school credits in Ukrainian 10, 20, and 30.

Deadline: 1 March 2022

 

Steven Kobrynsky Memorial Scholarship in the Ukrainian Language 2022-2023

Value $1,000. The scholarship will be offered biennially to an undergraduate student enrolled at the University of Alberta who demonstrates outstanding achievement or proficiency in the Ukrainian language.

Deadline: 1 March 2022

 

Leo J. Krysa Family Undergraduate Scholarship in Education, History, Humanities, and Social Sciences 2022-2023

The Krysa Undergraduate Scholarship (up to C$3,500), non-renewable, is awarded annually to a student in the Faculty of Arts or Faculty of Education about to enter the final year of study in pursuit of an undergraduate degree. The applicant’s programs must emphasize Ukrainian and/or Ukrainian-Canadian studies, through a combination of Ukrainian and East European or Canadian courses in one of the above areas.

 The scholarship is for an eight-month period of study at any Canadian university. Candidates must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada at the time of application.

Deadline: 1 March 2022

 

Graduate

 

Helen Darcovich Memorial Doctoral Fellowship in Education, History, Humanities, Social Sciences, Law, and Library Sciences 2022-2023

The Darcovich Memorial Doctoral Fellowship (up to C$12,500), is awarded annually to a student writing a dissertation on a Ukrainian or Ukrainian-Canadian topic in one of the above areas. Because funding is for dissertation work only, all other degree requirements must be completed by the time the award is taken up. Fellowship holders may apply for a one-year renewal.

Applications will be judged on a points system based on the dissertation proposal, letters of reference, writing sample, academic grades, and publishing record. Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada, who may hold the fellowship at any institution of higher learning, and foreign students enrolled at the University of Alberta, will receive extra points.

Deadline: 1 March 2022

 

Neporany Doctoral Fellowship 2022-2023

The Neporany Doctoral Fellowship, offered by the Canadian Foundation for Ukrainian Studies (Osyp and Josaphat Neporany Educational Fund), will be awarded in 2022-2023 to one or more doctoral students specializing on Ukraine in political science, economics, and related fields (social sciences and political, economic, and social history). Preference will be given to students completing their dissertations as well as to students at Canadian universities or Canadian citizens and residents.

The amount of the award can range from C$5,000 to C$20,000. The Neporany Fellowship may be held in conjunction with other awards but will be withdrawn or reduced if the total amount awarded, including this fellowship, exceeds C$30,000.

The duration of the fellowship will be one academic year.

Deadline: 1 March 2022

 

Bohdan and Natalia Golemba Master's Fellowship 2022-2023

This fellowship is awarded annually to a student writing a thesis on a Ukrainian or Ukrainian-Canadian topic in the area of education, history, law, humanities, arts, social sciences, women’s studies, or library sciences. Canadian citizens or permanent residents may hold the fellowship at any institution of higher learning in Canada. Applicants must be fluent in English or French, and Ukrainian.

Deadline: 1 March 2022

 

Michael Kowalsky and Daria Mucak-Kowalsky Graduate Scholarship 2022-2023

Offered to graduate students enrolled in M.A., candidate's, Ph.D., or other advanced degree programs in the following institutions in Ukraine and Canada.

  1. Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, Vasyl Stefanyk Ciscarpathian National University in Ivano-Frankivsk, and the National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy. The scholarships at these institutions will be offered to students in Ukrainian studies and in international relations, political science, history, cultural studies, economics, sociology, and psychology.
  2. Faculty of Philology, Kyiv Shevchenko National University. Scholarships will be offered to students engaged in the study of Ukrainian language and literature. (Preference will be given to students from the Crimea, and eastern and southern Ukraine.)
  3. Any university in Canada, especially the University of Alberta, for students enrolled in Ukrainian studies.
  4. Any university in Canada, especially the University of Alberta, primarily for students engaged in research in Ukrainian language, literature, history, international relations, and political science.

Amount: Up to $1,000.00 for each scholarship awarded to graduate students in Ukraine and up to $2,000.00 for each scholarship awarded to a graduate student in Canada.

To apply, please submit official transcripts (include each post-secondary educational institution attended), a CV, a thesis proposal, a written work sample (published or unpublished), and arrange for two letters of reference from faculty members at the applicant's current institution to be sent to ciusappl@ualberta.ca

Deadline: 30 April 2022