Ukraine Victor Pinchuk Foundation World Wide Studies

Level of study
Postgraduate research masters, Postgraduate taught masters
Subject area
Law, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering, Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgy and Materials Engineering, Physics and Astronomy, Biological Sciences, Earth Sciences, Environmental Risk Management, Environmental Sciences, Geography, Natural Sciences, International Public Administration, Local Government Studies, Political Science, Social Studies
Type of Award
Deadline for applying
Closed 15/05/2022 (Note: competition closed for this year)

Award Description

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

The programme offers support to Ukrainian citizens aged 35 or under to pursue a Master's Degree in world's best universities in the fields selected by the Victor Pinchuk Foundation as the top priority for the future development of Ukraine, including: agriculture, environment and ecology, public Law, public administration, alternative energy, engineering and technology.

Value of Award

The grant will cover up to 60% of the total cost of education (but not more than $50,000 or equivalent for the whole study period, 1-2 years). This includes: tuition fees and all necessary payments to the university (except application fee), books, insurance, minimal cost of housing in dormitory and flight to/from a country of study. The amount is based on the needs and merits of each student.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must:

  • be citizens of Ukraine under the age of 35 (at the moment of University enrollment).
  • have Bachelor's or higher degree in the appropriate field, as per requirements of the Master's program of the chosen University.
  • be enrolled in a foreign university and be ready to begin his/her Master`s studies in the fall of the coming academic year.
  • to have a clear vision of how they are going to apply the acquired knowledge and skills in Ukraine.
  • demonstrate the commitment to work in the chosen field in Ukraine.
  • be able to obtain the remaining amount needed for training from other sources.

How to Apply

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.