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, Belarus and Russia. 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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  • Swedish Institute – Support funding

    The Swedish Institute offers a crisis support program for Swedish organizations to support leading
    vulnerable Russian actors (individuals/organizations), who work for democratic change in civil society, independent media and the cultural sector.

    The Crisis Support Russia 2023 program is part of the Swedish Institute’s response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and its consequences for Russian society.

    For applicants from: Russia

    Location: Sweden, international or remote | Workplace: Remote

    Support period: up to 18 months

    Discipline / work field: Cultural or artistic work, Journalism, Human rights activism

    University of Antwerp – Scholarships

    The University of Antwerp offers a variety of scholarships for researchers and scholars.

    For applicants from: Ukraine, Belarus, Russia, other

    Location: Belgium | Workplace: On site

    Support period: Not applicable

    Discipline / work field: Humanities

    Linda Hall Library – Fellowships

    The Linda Hall Library invites researchers to apply for its 2023-24 fellowships in the history of science and related humanities fields. These fellowships provide scholars of exceptional promise with financial support to explore the Library’s collections and join a dynamic intellectual community of in-house experts, fellows, and scholars from other Kansas City cultural and educational institutions.

    For applicants from: Ukraine, Belarus, Russia, other

    Location: United States of America | Workplace: On site

    Support period: Not applicable

    Discipline / work field: Humanities

    Professional Fellows Program

    Applications are now open for the Fall 2023/Spring 2024 Professional Fellows Program (PFP). This is a great opportunity for mid-level professionals to gain valuable fellowship experience with American organizations, expand networking, and participate in an enriching international fellowship experience.

    For applicants from: Ukraine, Belarus, Russia, other

    Location: United States of America | Workplace: On site

    Support period: 5-6 weeks

    Discipline / work field: Social Sciences, Humanities, Cultural or artistic work, Journalism, Human rights activism

    Palacký University Olomouc – Fellowships

    The Sts. Cyril and Methodius Faculty of Theology at the Palacký University Olomouc awards fellowship programs for students and researchers from Ukraine working in the field of theology, social work, and media ethics. The fellowship is awarded for two to six months. Individual support according to the applicants needs will be provided.

    For applicants from: Ukraine

    Location: Czech Republic | Workplace: On site

    Support period: 2 to 6 months

    Discipline / work field: Social Sciences, Humanities

    Hunter College – Open Application for Undergraduate Students

    Hunter College of the City University of New York is continuing to accept applications from undergraduate students for the Spring 2023 semester. Students who are affected by war and global events can submit their applications to CUNY.

    For applicants from: Ukraine, Belarus, Russia, other

    Location: United States of America | Workplace: On site

    Support period: Not applicable

    Discipline / work field: Social Sciences, Humanities

    FMSH – Research Residency

    In solidarity with researchers affected by the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the Fondation Maison des sciences de l’homme is redeploying its reception facilities in order to respond to the emergency. The aid consists of different research residency at either the Maison Suger in Paris or a preselected reseach facility in France. The FMHS presents applications with the following three options:

    For applicants from: Ukraine, Belarus, Russia

    Location: France | Workplace: On site

    Support period: Not applicable

    Discipline / work field: Social Sciences, Humanities

    CUNY – College Application

    The City University of New York offers over 1750 programs at 25 different colleges for both the spring and the fall semester of 2023.

    For applicants from: Ukraine, Belarus, Russia, other

    Location: United States of America | Workplace: On site

    Support period: Not applicable

    Discipline / work field: Social Sciences, Humanities

    Pro-Bono Copyediting Service for English-Language Texts

    Patty A. Gray is a professional copyeditor and a former academic. She is a fluent Russian speaker and offers pro-bono copyediting of English-language texts in the service of any efforts of assistance to Ukrainians, Belarusians, or Russians displaced by Russia’s war on Ukraine.

    For applicants from: Ukraine, Belarus, Russia

    Location: Online | Workplace: On site

    Support period: Not applicable

    Discipline / work field: Social Sciences, Humanities, Cultural or artistic work, Journalism, Human rights activism

    Momentum 4 Ukraine

    Momentum 4 Ukraine is a virtual program in collaboration with Princeton’s Students 4 Ukraine and Tutoring Without Borders. Together, we are offering a program to help connect college mentors with Ukrainian students to teach a wide range of topics including Machine Learning/AI, Web Design, Math, English, Sciences, and more!

    For applicants from: Ukraine

    Location: USA | Workplace: Remote

    Support period: about 4 weeks

    Discipline / work field: Social Sciences, Humanities

    Swiss Government Excellence Scholarships for Foreign Scholars and Artists

    Each year the Swiss Confederation awards Government Excellence Scholarships to promote international exchange and research cooperation between Switzerland and over 180 other countries. These scholarships are aimed at young researchers from abroad who have completed a master’s degree or PhD and at foreign artists holding a bachelor’s degree.

    For applicants from: Ukraine, Belarus, Russia, other

    Location: Switzerland | Workplace: On site

    Support period: Not applicable

    Discipline / work field: Social Sciences, Humanities, Cultural or artistic work

    Universities for Ukraine – Non-Residential Fellowship

    Economists for Ukraine and Science for Ukraine are happy to announce the Universities for Ukraine (U4U) Non-Residential Fellowship Program. The program matches researchers in Ukraine to colleges, universities, and research institutions worldwide, which provide funding to support research activities.

    For applicants from: Ukraine

    Location: Ukraine | Workplace: Remote

    Support period: Not applicable

    Discipline / work field: Social Sciences, Humanities

    ВНЖ В НИДЕРЛАНДАХ, включая беженство

    Совместный вебинар SkillToStart & FreeRussiaNL помогает ответить на вопросы – стоит ли подаваться на беженство или лучше выбрать среди 15-ти доступных ВНЖ для работы, учебы, исследований и творчества.

    For applicants from: Russia

    Location: Online | Workplace: Remote

    Support period: Not applicable

    Discipline / work field: Social Sciences, Humanities, Cultural or artistic work, Journalism, Human rights activism

    DAAD Scholarship Database

    The DAAD would like to enable students and graduates from Ukraine to attend higher education institutions in Germany. Therefore, applications for DAAD scholarship programmes for stays in Germany are still regularly possible.

    For applicants from: Ukraine

    Location: Germany | Workplace: On site

    Support period: Not applicable

    Discipline / work field: Social Sciences, Humanities

    Studium in Deutschland 

    GFPS vergibt Stipendien für belarussische Studierende für das Sommersemester 2023 zum Studium an einer deutschen Universität. Das Stipendium enthält finanzielle Unterstützung, persönliche Betreuung und Unterstützung am Studienort, Einschreibe- und Visumsgebühren und zwei Begleitseminare.

    For applicants from: Belarus

    Location: Germany | Workplace: On site

    Support period: 1 Semester

    Discipline / work field: Humanities

    Displaced Scholars in the New York Area

    Are you an academic or research scholar displaced from Ukraine who is now in New York?

    For applicants from: Ukraine

    Location: USA | Workplace: On site

    Support period: Not applicable

    Discipline / work field: Social Sciences, Humanities