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The Victor Pinchuk Foundation Announced the 9 Grantees of the WorldWideStudies Program

The Victor Pinchuk Foundation announced 9 winners of the 8th competition of the WorldWideStudies (WWS) scholarship programme. They will receive grants for studying at Master's programs in the 200 world best universities. The grantees will also join the WWS community – a group of professionals capable to become a driving force for the transformation of Ukraine.

The chosen grant holders will continue their education in the following fields which are especially important for further Ukraine’s development: agriculture, aerospace engineering, alternative energies, public administration, public law, environment and ecology.

The winners will start their education in the upcoming autumn in Germany, Italy, Spain, UK, and USA. The Victor Pinchuk Foundation’s obligatory requirement to all grant holders is to return to Ukraine and work in their chosen field of study for at least 5 years upon graduation.

The grantees were selected by an independent jury in an open nationwide competition. This year jury members were: WWS alumni, representatives of the Victor Pinchuk Foundation, American Councils for International Education, French Embassy, Kyiv School of Economics, Ministry of Education, Sayenko Kharenko and Arzinger Law Companies, etc.

Since 2009, 94 WWS grant holders have studied at the 55 world best universities in 17 countries. 3 of them are current members of Ukrainian Parliament, more than 30 grantees implement new standards in business on senior and top management positions, 15 grant holders work at state bodies and international organizations, others lead their own companies and NGOs or continue their scientific work.

The grantees of the WorldWideStudies 2017:

  • Viktoria Barbaniuk
    Columbia University, Master of Public Administration
  • Yehor Cherniev
    King’s College London, Master of Science in Public Policy and Management
  • Taras Doroniuk
    London School of Economics and Political Science, Master of Science in Public Policy and Administration
  • Evelina Ibraimova
    University of Chicago, Master of Public Policy
  • Anastasiia Koltunova
    The University of Barcelona, Master of Laws in International Economic Law and Policy Programme
  • Iryna Kryvda
    Stanford University, Master of Science in Management Science and Engineering
  • Yevheniia Likhachova
    Politecnico di Milano, Master of Science in Urban Planning and Policy Design
  • Iuliia Palaida
    King’s College London, LLM.
  • Iuliia Popova
    University of Stuttgart, Master of Science in Integrated Urbanism and Sustainable Design

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