Graduate and Postgraduate

Helen Darcovich Memorial Doctoral Fellowship 2017-2018 in Education, History, Humanities, Social Sciences, Law and Library Sciences

The Darcovich Memorial Doctoral Fellowship (up to $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.

Complete application package must be submitted to ciusappl@ualberta.ca by 1 March 2017


Stasiuk Master's Research Fellowship 2017-2018 in Education, History, Humanities, Social Sciences, Law and Library Sciences

The Stasiuk Master’s Research Fellowship (up to $10,000), non-renewable, is awarded annually to a student writing a thesis on a Ukrainian or Ukrainian-Canadian topic in one of the above areas. Because funding is for thesis work only, all other degree requirements must be completed by the time the award is taken up. Students in non-thesis, course-based programs are not eligible.

Applications will be judged on a points system based on the thesis proposal, academic grades, letters of reference, and writing sample. 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.

Complete application package must be submitted to ciusappl@ualberta.ca by 1 March 2017

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Celestin and Irena Suchowersky Graduate Fellowship In Sociology, Psychology, Economics, Or Ukrainian Studies (2017–2018)

The fellowship is offered to graduate students from the Bukovyna region of Ukraine (Chernivtsi oblast) to conduct research at a Canadian university in support of their studies in the disciplines of Sociology, Psychology, Economics, or in Ukrainian Studies. The fellowship can be held for a period of two months to a maximum of four months. Fellowship holders receive $2,000 per month, paid economy airfare to and from Canada, and traveler’s medical insurance. To qualify, applicants must be from the Bukovyna region of Ukraine and enrolled in a Master’s or PhD (or candidate of sciences) graduate program in Ukraine.

Deadline: 1 March 2017

Neporany Doctoral Fellowship 2017-2018

The Neporany Doctoral Fellowship, offered by the Canadian Foundation for Ukrainian Studies (Osyp and Josaphat Neporany Educational Fund), will be awarded in 2017-2018 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 $5,000 to $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 $30,000.

The duration of the fellowship will be one academic year.

The applicant will provide CIUS with:

    1. A cover letter to include a mailing address, citizenship or residency status (if residing in Canada), telephone number(s), and e-mail
    2. A current CV and transcripts
    3. A précis of their thesis (1,250-2,500 words)
    4. Publications or research papers
    5. Two letters of recommendation, including one from their thesis advisor
    6. Information on awards received or applied for
Complete application package must be submitted to ciusappl@ualberta.ca by 1 March 2017