Non-Residential Fellowships for Scholars from Ukraine

Fellowship Programs

In recognition of the need for urgent support of Ukraine’s intellectual community in the face of Russia’s war of aggression, the Institute for Human Sciences (IWM, Vienna), the Ukrainian Research Institute at Harvard University (HURI), and the Harriman Institute at Columbia University have partnered to offer non-residential fellowships for Ukrainian scholars, cultural figures, and public intellectuals. 

These fellowships provide a one-time stipend of 5000 EUR to support recipients’ intellectual activities.  


These fellowships are open to: 

  • Ukrainian scholars in the humanities and social sciences who hold a PhD or its equivalent at the time of application 
  • Ukrainian writers, artists, and public intellectuals whose work contributes to deeper international understanding of Ukrainian society 

Preference was given to applicants who intend to or must remain in Ukraine for legal, professional, or personal reasons. 

Presented below is a selection of fellowships, according to the terms of fellowship award some non-residential fellows have chosen to not make their award public.


Katherine Younger
Permanent Fellow, IWM


In partnership with HURI and the Harriman Institute



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  • Sloboda Chronicles of Cultural Resistance, -
  • Alien Shadow: Post-Soviet Toys and Post-Soviet Boys, -
  • Post-War Recovery of Ukraine: Economic Dimension, -
  • Post-War Mourning Landscape of Kharkiv, -
  • Communist Propaganda in the Press of Ukrainian SSR (the 1920s and 1930s), -
  • Post-WWII Ukrainian Culture and History Reconsidered, -
  • An Entangled History of Federalist Ideas in East Central Europe (1861-1939), -
  • Memory Politics of the Second World War/Great Patriotic War in the "People’s Republics" of the Donbass (2014-2021), -
  • The Russo-Ukrainian War, -
  • Ukrainian–Bolshevik wars in 1917–1921 and their Parallels in the Contemporary Russian War against Ukraine, -
  • Freedom as a Fundamental Feature of Mankind, -
  • Soviet Past that Impacts the Present: Case of Ukraine, -
  • The Lost and Found Homeland: Crimean Tatars’ Return, 1956–1989, -
  • Odesa City Mythology in the Tme of the Russian-Ukrainian War, -
  • “New Russia (Novorossiya)” Theory: Creation and Implementation, 1830-2022, -
  • From Populism to Statesmanship: Volodymyr Zelensky's Articulation of Ukrainian National Identity, -
  • City Drawn by the Light: the Early History of Kyiv Photography (1850s-1920s), -
  • Participation of Local Police in the Holocaust on the Territory of the Reichskommissariat Ukraine, -
  • "Zbruch Border" (1772-1939): Refugees, Illegal Migrants, Smuggling and Espionage, -
  • Receptions of the Second World War and the Holocaust in Ukrainian school and University Education: Before and After Euromaidan, -
  • Identity, Dignity, Heterarchy - Institutionalizing Ideas and Structures in post-War Ukraine, -
  • The survival strategies during the events of the Holodomor of 1932-1933 in Ukraine, -
  • Ukrainian Youth Emigrants’ Identity in Interwar Europe, -
  • The diary of the historian Skal’kovs’kyi as a chronicle of the city of Odesa (1835), -