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17.10.2017

Victor Pinchuk Foundation Announces the Start of the 12th Zavtra.UA Scholarship Programme Competition

On October 17, 2017, the Victor Pinchuk Foundation announced the start of the 12th annual open competition for its Zavtra.UA scholarship programme. This nationwide initiative in support of gifted youth contributes to the creation of a new generation of Ukrainian intellectual and business leaders to drive change.

Applications will be accepted on the programme website - zavtra.in.ua – from October 17 through November 30, 2017.

Scholarship holders are entitled to receive a monthly scholarship of UAH 1677 throughout the calendar year, and will have an opportunity to receive additional financial support and expert advice on their academic, social, environmental or business projects.

Every year, the Foundation brings scholars together in Kyiv at the Zavtra.UA Youth Forum where scholarship recipients participate in team-building activities, explore the basics of social and business project development, and meet prominent Ukrainian and international politicians, scientists and cultural figures.

In addition, scholarship holders have the opportunity to meet face-to-face with global leaders, prominent thinkers and representatives of civil society at the annual meetings of Yalta European Strategy (YES) and at the Victor Pinchuk Foundation's Public Lectures.

Students studying full-time in the 3rd through 6th year at a university with level 4 accreditation are welcome to participate in the open competition. Full details about eligibility are available on the programme’s website under “Competition.”

Key eligibility requirements include:

  • active citizenship and participation in civil society initiatives, supported by a relevant recommendation letter;
  • academic excellence;
  • originality of ideas in the declared field of study, supported by a scientific project or preliminary study;
  • motivation for personal and professional growth;
  • leadership qualities, communication skills and creativity.

Over the 11 years since the Zavtra.UA programme launched, more than 2,500 students from around the country have received the stipend. Currently, the programme recruits at universities throughout Ukraine, with 89 of them among its official partners.

Follow scholarship holders and programme updates on the official page of Zavtra.UA on Facebook: facebook.com/Zavtra.UA

Zavtra.UA is Ukraine’s first privately funded nationwide scholarship program and aims at creating a new generation in Ukraine with excellent education and a strong sense of civic responsibility that will change the country. Selecting recipients through a rigorous

competitive process, the Victor Pinchuk Foundation provides the most talented students at Ukrainian universities with financial support to allow them to concentrate on their education. Support is also provided for projects to change society (60 individual and 100 group projects supported so far) as well as for developing skills, networking and learning from others.

Official website: zavtra.in.ua

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