Opportunities

This database contains emergency contacts as well as emergency funding opportunities for scholars and students in the fields of the Social Sciences and Humanities, for artists and cultural workers, journalists, lawyers and human rights activists at risk from Ukraine, as well as for those at risk from other East-Central, Eastern European and Central-Asian localities. If you are searching for academic opportunities in other areas, such as Natural Sciences or IT, please register them at Science for Ukraine.

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  • Fellowship for Scholars at Risk from Ukraine, Belarus and Russia

    The Institute for East European Studies at Freie Universität Berlin is awarding a short-term fellowship for scholars at risk from Ukraine, Belarus and Russia.

    For applicants from: Ukraine, Belarus, Russia Location: Germany | Workplace: On site Support period: 5 months Discipline / work field: Social Sciences, Humanities

    Self Help Tools

    Overview of self help tools and online psychological help.

    For applicants from: Ukraine, Belarus, Russia, other Location: Online | Workplace: Remote Support period: Not applicable Discipline / work field: Social Sciences, Humanities

    Caring Universities

    Caring Universities offers free online services to improve student’s mental wellbeing. Caring Universities offers 9 free online programs: mood, stress, procrastination, get a grip on your life, sleep, general life skills, self-esteem, social life and perfectionism. You can do them anonymously and you even get text-based guidance from an online coach.

    For applicants from: Ukraine, Belarus, Russia Location: The Netherlands | Workplace: Remote Support period: none Discipline / work field: Social Sciences, Humanities

    Applications Now Open for Documenting Ukraine Grants

    The Documenting Ukraine program offers one-time grants of EUR 5,000 that enable Ukrainian intellectuals and creative professionals to work on documentation projects that establish and preserve a factual record—whether through reporting, gathering published source material, collecting oral testimony, or other means—or bring meaning to events through artistic interpretation and intellectual reflection.

    For applicants from: Ukraine, other Location: Not specified | Workplace: On site Support period: - Discipline / work field: Social Sciences, Humanities, Cultural or artistic work, Journalism, Human rights activism

    UKRAINIAN GLOBAL EXCELLENCE FUND

    XTX Markets has created a new Ukrainian Global Excellence Fund of £7.5mn over two years

    For applicants from: Ukraine, other Location: Not specified | Workplace: On site Support period: Not specified Discipline / work field: Social Sciences, Humanities

    3-Month Fellowship in the project “Adjustment and Radicalisation. Dynamics in Popular Culture(s) in Pre-War Eastern Europe”

    The Leibniz-Center for Literary and Cultural Research (ZfL, Berlin, Germany) calls for applications for a 3-month fellowship.

    For applicants from: Ukraine, Belarus, Russia, other Location: Berlin, Germany | Workplace: On site Support period: 3 months Discipline / work field: Social Sciences, Humanities

    CEPA Fellowship for Ukrainian Scholars

    The Center for European Policy Analysis is accepting applications for its new two-year in-residence program, Fellowship for Ukrainian Scholars, designed for highly qualified Ukrainian academics and policy analysts, who are unable to continue engaging in their work due to Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine.

    For applicants from: Ukraine Location: Washington DC | Workplace: On site Support period: 2 years Discipline / work field: Social Sciences, Humanities

    MSCA4Ukraine scheme for fellowships to host displaced researchers from Ukraine

    Information for applicants for the 2024 Call for Applications to MSCA4Ukraine.

    For applicants from: Ukraine Location: Unspecified | Workplace: On site Support period: 6-24 months Discipline / work field: Social Sciences, Humanities

    Global MIT At-Risk Fellows – Ukraine (2024-2025)

    The Global MIT At-Risk Fellows Program (GMAF) is a semester-long, residential fellowship at MIT to be held in spring 2025 (February-May).

    For applicants from: Ukraine Location: Cambridge, MA | Workplace: On site Support period: One semester Discipline / work field: Social Sciences, Humanities

    Open Access Book: Creative Under Fire Project

    Creative Under Fire. A Survival Guide for Creative People on Staying Sane while Solving the World’s Insane Problems is a book by Mark Woerde with the collaboration of numerous creatives, including award-winners undergoing brain scans, social entrepreneurs, students, activists, scientists, psychiatrists, soldiers, and 450,000 research participants.

    For applicants from: Ukraine, Belarus, Russia, other Location: Online | Workplace: Remote Support period: Not applicable Discipline / work field: Social Sciences, Humanities

    Two URIS Fellowships at the University of Basel (2025)

    The initiative ‘Ukrainian Research in Switzerland’ (URIS) invites applications for a URIS Fellowship for a six-month research and teaching stay at the University of Basel for the spring semester 2025 (February – July 2025) and the autumn semester 2025 (August 2025 – January 2026).

    For applicants from: Ukraine Location: Switzerland | Workplace: On site Support period: 6 months Discipline / work field: Social Sciences, Humanities

    University of Oxford – The Refugee Academic Futures Scholarships

    The Refugee Academic Futures Scholarships offer financial support to pursue graduate study at Oxford to students who are refugees or other people with lived experience of displacement.

    For applicants from: Ukraine, Belarus, Russia, other Location: United Kingdom | Workplace: On site Support period: Either a one-year full-time or two-year part-time master’s degree, starting in the 2024-25 academic year Discipline / work field: Social Sciences, Humanities

    Oxford University Graduate Scholarships for Ukraine

    The Oxford University Graduate Scholarships for Ukraine Programme (2024-25) is proudly supported by XTX Markets.

    For applicants from: Ukraine Location: United Kingdom | Workplace: On site Support period: 1 year Discipline / work field: Social Sciences, Humanities

    Вход

    Если вы задумались о переезде в другую страну, мы вас понимаем. Если вы уже переезжаете или, наоборот, не знаете, куда ехать, мы можем помочь вам полезными сведениями. Если вы уже переехали, но вам трудно и одиноко, мы хотим поддержать вас.

    For applicants from: Belarus, Russia Location: Online | Workplace: Remote Support period: Not applicable Discipline / work field: Social Sciences, Humanities

    Ukrainian Institute London – English School for Displaced Ukrainians

    Since May 2022, the Ukrainian Institute London has offered free English classes to over 1,000 displaced Ukrainians.

    For applicants from: Ukraine Location: United Kingdom | Workplace: On site Support period: Not applicable Discipline / work field: Social Sciences, Humanities, Cultural or artistic work, Journalism, Human rights activism

    Ukrainian Refugee Support in the UK

    This page includes useful links, information and guidance for UK hosts looking to support Ukrainians and for Ukrainians arriving in the UK.

    For applicants from: Ukraine Location: United Kingdom | Workplace: On site Support period: Not applicable Discipline / work field: Social Sciences, Humanities, Cultural or artistic work, Journalism, Human rights activism