Ukraine Victor Pinchuk Foundation World Wide Studies

World Wide Studies is an educational initiative of the Victor Pinchuk Foundation, aimed at fostering a new generation of Ukrainian professional elite.

The scholarship programme encourages Ukrainian students to study Master’s degrees in the world’s best universities, in the following subject areas: Agricultural Studies, Environment and Ecology, Law, and Public Administration.

The scholarships will primarily cover tuition fees, books and medical insurance. The maximum grant awarded will be based on the needs and merits of each individual student. The majority of the grants will cover up to 60% of the total costs.

Prospective students are advised to apply directly to the University of Birmingham, and complete the formal application and admissions procedures. Prospective applicants should then apply to the Victor Pinchuk Foundation.

The Victor Pinchuk Foundation will expect all grant winners to return to Ukraine and work in their chosen field of study for at least 5 years. 


Applicants must:

  • be citizens of Ukraine
  • be under the age of 35 years of age (at the moment of enrolment at the University of Birmingham, UK campus)
  • have Bachelor’s Degree in an appropriate subject, relating to the subject of the chosen Masters Degree programme
  • demonstrate clear vision regarding how they will apply their expertise, research and experience in the Ukraine

Further Information and Application Procedure

  • independently apply to the University of Birmingham and complete all the admissions procedures (between September and March each year)
  • submit a scholarship application to the Victor Pinchuk Foundation (between September and May each year)
  • deadline for scholarship applications to Victor Pinchuk Foundation is mid-May each year
  • prospective students may be invited to an interview at the Victor Pinchuk Foundation (between May and June each year)
  • students accepted for the scholarships awards will be asked to sign an agreement with the Victor Pinchuk Foundation

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The Victor Pinchuk Foundation scholarships are only eligible for study at our UK campus.