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Ukrainian Research Grant

Vydubychi Monastery by Nick Grapsy

The Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies (CREES) seeks applications from students in REES and REES-focused undergraduate and graduate degree programs at the University of Michigan for grants of up to $1000 towards summer research projects focused on Ukraine. Ukrainian Research Grants are supported by CREES and offered through the Summer Grants for Research and Internships in Europe & Eurasia.

Deadline: February 15 at 11:59 pm

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in full-time undergraduate, graduate, or professional degree programs at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Eligible students must return to campus for at least one term prior to graduation. Applicants for research grants may be at preliminary or more advanced stages of their research, and the research project must be at least one month in length. Applicants for internships should be prepared to identify the venue for their internship in a governmental agency, business, or non-governmental institution in the region, and the internship must constitute at least a 30-hour-per-week time commitment for a minimum of six weeks.

Application Requirements

Note: The application for Summer Grants for Research and Internships in Europe & Eurasia is submitted using the online application used for several International Institute student fellowships. Please see the II Individual Fellowships page for more detailed information on application components.

  • Application form (2019 application closed)
  • Statement of purpose (1-3 pages) including proposed time period, institutional affiliation, your reasons for pursuing the project, and how this experience will contribute to your career goals
  • Project expense information
  • One letter of recommendation
  • Curriculum Vitae or résumé
  • Official University of Michigan transcript

Reporting: A written project report will be required at the conclusion of the grant.

Contact: iifellowships-weiser@umich.edu

Ukrainian Research Grant Recipients

2018

Grace Mahoney, PhD Slavic

2017

Haley Laurila, PhD Slavic

2016

Anna Whittington, PhD History

2015

Nadiya Kostyuk, PhD Public Policy & Political Science

2014

Deborah Jones, PhD Anthropology