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Ukraine Mathematics Award Program

Ukraine Mathematics Award Program

The U.S.-Ukraine Foundation and the Shevchenko Scientific Society of America are continuing their sponsorship of a competition for young Ukrainian mathematicians in 2017. The winner of the competition will be awarded a prize of $6,000 plus a gold medal.

The goal of the competition, which began in 2008, is to support young mathematicians who work at research institutions in Ukraine, and to stimulate the interest of young people in pure and applied science. The competition is open to citizens of Ukraine who are employed in educational or research institutions in Ukraine, or who studied in Ukraine and obtained extraordinary results, were 35 years of age or younger on September 1, 2016 (since there was no competition in 2016), and who hold the degree of Kandydat, or D.Sc., in mathematical sciences.

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Open World Leadership Center Exchanges

Open World Leadership Center Exchanges

Open World Awards Grant to the U.S.-Ukraine Foundation

Washington, DC, January 2018 – The Open World Leadership Center of the Library of Congress has awarded a 2018 grant of $78,400 to the U.S.-Ukraine Foundation to host 48 “emerging leaders” from Ukraine.

Managed by the Open World Leadership Center – a separate entity within the U.S. legislative branch with offices at the Library of Congress – the program is designed to enhance understanding and capabilities for cooperation between the people of the United States and the countries of Eastern Europe, Eurasia and the Baltic States, by developing a network of leaders in the region who have gained significant, first-hand exposure to America’s democratic government, free-market system, and nongovernmental sector.

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The Sutaruk Scholarship Fund

The Sutaruk Scholarship Fund

The Sutaruk Scholarship Fund was established by the U.S.-Ukraine Foundation and the Sutaruk Foundation in 2005 in order to educationally benefit and raise the Ukrainian local, national, and cultural consciousness of students in the communities of Dubno, Netishyn and Slavuta. These ancestral cities of the Sutaruks are located in the Rivne and Khmelnytskyj oblasts.

Since the inception of the program, the U.S.-Ukraine Foundation has awarded over $500,000 in scholarships to 400-500 students entering or enrolled in university learning.

Annually, students participate in a competitive, application and in-person process. The program recognizes academic achievement and English proficiency on the part of students. Representatives of the U.S.-Ukraine Foundation from Lviv are engaged and monitor the application and award process.

The Sutaruk Foundation, established in 2003, honors the memory of Alex Sutaruk and his parents, John and Catherine Sutar, and their commitment to self-reliance, independence, hope for the future, and education. The foundation invests in programs that fulfill these qualities in four specific categories: environmental preservation, university scholarship for deserving students, improvement in quality of life for senior citizens and the needy, and a stronger Ukraine.

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Kun Scholarship Program

The Andrew Kun Scholarship Program began awarding stipends to students from Volya Zhovtanetska (Lviv oblast), a village near Zheldets since 2005.

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Kovaluk Scholarship Fund

Kovaluk Scholarship Fund

The Kovaluk Scholarship Fund provides scholarships to encourage students from the village of Zabolotivci (Lviv oblast) to continue their education on a university level. It was established in December 2000 by the family of Melania Denys Kovaluk.

The Kovaluk Scholarship Fund is jointly administered by The U.S. – Ukraine Foundation (USUF) and the Canada Ukraine Foundation (CUF) of Winnepeg.

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Maryniuk Scholarship Fund

Maryniuk Scholarship Fund

The Maryniuk Scholarship Fund, established in December 2001 by Andrew and Luba Maryniuk, along with sons Jerry and George, helps deserving students from Zheldets (Lviv oblast) continue post-secondary school studies.

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