Research Fellowships in Ukrainian Studies (Harvard University)

Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute, Harvard University
Tuesday, November 21, 2017, 08:00 pm - Monday, January 15, 2018, 06:00 pm
Cambridge, MA, United States of America
By registration only

The Ukrainian Research Institute at Harvard University is currently accepting applications for its research fellowships [1] for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Applications from interested individuals must be submitted by January 15, 2018 through the online application form [2] on HURI's website.

HURI's fellowship program supports distinguished scholars from around the world to carry out research in residence on topics pertaining to Ukrainian Studies. While at HURI, they can connect with experts, attend lectures and other events with world-renowned speakers, and make use of the resources at Harvard University, including its vast library collections. 

For the 2018-2019 academic year, the following fellowships are offered: 

  • The Jaroslaw and Nadia Mihaychuk Postdoctoral Research Fellowships 
  • The HURI/Ukrainian Studies Fund Research Fellowships (mid-career) 
  • The Petro Jacyk Distinguished Fellowship (senior)

Fellows receive a monthly stipend to assist with the cost of housing, health insurance, and living expenses. The fellowships also provide direct roundtrip travel to Harvard University. 

Eligibility: Individuals must have demonstrated a commitment to Ukrainian Studies and hold a doctorate in history, literature, philology, culture, or a related area of study in the humanities and social sciences fields.  

Stipends: The fellowships provide a stipend of $4,400 per month to cover the cost of housing, health insurance, and other living expenses. In addition to the stipend, the awards provide for the cost of direct roundtrip travel to Harvard University.

Fellowship Tenure: Requests for residence for periods from three to eight months will be considered; adjustments in the requested time-frame may be made at the time of award. The average tenure for a fellow has been four months, the period of either Harvard's Fall Semester or Spring Semester.

Nominations for the Jacyk fellowship may also be submitted. For more information about eligibility and applying, please visit HURI website [1].