Leadership and Education

Since its inception, The US-Ukraine Foundation has understood the need to build leadership in Ukraine in all sectors of society. Hundreds of Ukrainians have participated in USUF Leadership and Education programs many of whom today are the leaders of change that are part of the reform movement in Ukraine.

CURRENT

Young Leaders and Education Programs

The U.S.-Ukraine Foundation (USUF) is engaged in a number of educational, scholarship, training, awards and exchange programs aimed at supporting a new generation of emerging leaders in Ukraine, who will be drivers of positive change in the country.  These programs and initiatives provide young Ukrainians with knowledge, experience and recognition that will empower them to lead Ukraine in the 21st-century global innovation economy and to deal with the challenges that society faces in this rapidly evolving environment.

Ongoing Programs

USUF engagement in this area includes:

  • Leadership and the Rule of Law Country
  • Open World Leadership Center Exchanges
  • Emerging Biotechnology Leaders of Ukraine Awards
  • The Sutaruk Scholarship Fund
  • Ukraine Mathematics Award Program
  • Kun Scholarship Program
  • Kovaluk Scholarship Fund
  • Maryniuk Scholarship Fund

Internships

Interning at US-Ukraine Foundation

The US-Ukraine Foundation’s Internship Program offers an exciting opportunity for exceptionally talented individuals who would like to broaden their studies by assisting in the development of Ukraine’s democracy. Our interns have the chance to interact with experts, scholars, and young, upcoming leaders engaged in US-Ukraine relations.

Volunteer interns are recruited year-round on a semester basis in both the Kyiv and Washington, DC offices. The internships are voluntary and generally offered each semester, while requiring a part-time commitment of at least fifteen to twenty hours per week. A volunteer intern’s duties generally consist of departmental support, editing and writing, research, and event coordination.

The US-Ukraine Foundation generally considers undergraduate and graduate students with majors in international relations, political science, economics, or a related field for its Internship Program. A regional specialization in Ukraine as well as language skills is a plus. In addition to meeting the intellectual requirements, applicants should have excellent skills in administration, writing, and research; basic computer skills; and previous office experience.

To apply for an internship in the next upcoming semester, please email your CV and cover letter to to be considered.

Please Note: Applicants are selected on a competitive basis. Applicant should submit their materials from one to three months prior to the internship starting date. Preference is given to early applicants.

 

Programs

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THE SUTARUK SCHOLARSHIP FUND
2018-Ongoing | U.S.-Ukraine Foundation
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 […]
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2018-Ongoing
Pylyp Orlyk Institute for Democracy, founded by the U.S.-Ukraine Foundation, is an independent, indigenous organization in Ukraine. POID's website is HERE. Why Pylyp Orlyk? Pylyp Orlyk (1672 – 1742), a Cossack […]
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OPEN WORLD LEADERSHIP CENTER EXCHANGES
2018-Ongoing | U.S.-Ukraine Foundation
The Open World Leadership Center of the Library of Congress has awarded grants annually to the U.S.-Ukraine Foundation to provide educational programming and family hosting to “emerging leaders” from Ukraine since […]
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KOVALUK SCHOLARSHIP FUND
2018-Ongoing | U.S.-Ukraine Foundation
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 […]
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2018-Ongoing | U.S.-Ukraine Foundation
The Andrew Kun Scholarship Program began awarding stipends to students from Volya Zhovtanetska (Lviv oblast), a village near Zheldets since 2005. RELATED Maryniuk Scholarship Fund February 7, 2018In "Education" The […]
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UKRAINE MATHEMATICS AWARD PROGRAM
2018-Ongoing | U.S.-Ukraine Foundation
The Ukraine Mathematics Award Program is sponsored by The Shevchenko Scientific Society (USA) and The U.S.-Ukraine Foundation with the support of Ukrainian and Kyiv Mathematical Societies. UKRAINE MATHEMATICS COMPETITION 2017 The U.S.-Ukraine […]
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MARYNIUK SCHOLARSHIP FUND
2018-Ongoing | U.S.-Ukraine Foundation
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. RELATED Kovaluk […]
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2015-Ongoing
OPEN WORLD AWARDS GRANT TO THE U.S.-UKRAINE FOUNDATION Washington, DC, January 2015 - The Open World Leadership Center of the Library of Congress has awarded a 2015 grant of $115,000 to the U.S.-Ukraine […]
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2008-Ongoing
For the Next Generation… Youth Leadership Program 2008 Washington, DC - July 26 -August 1, 2008 The U.S.-Ukraine Foundation is seeking a select group of young men and women who […]
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2000-Ongoing
Girls from Zabolotivci present bread to Mrs. Tymiak and Mrs. Tymiak-Lonchyna at the first Kovaluk awards ceremony "The work we are doing together with the Foundation […]
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