New Non-Residential Fellowships to Support Ukrainian Scholars

March 23, 2022
IWM and HURI logos with Ukraine map

Recognizing the need for urgent support of Ukraine’s intellectual community in the face of Russia’s war of aggression, the Ukrainian Research Institute is partnering with the Institute for Human Sciences (IWM, Vienna) to offer non-residential fellowships for Ukrainian scholars, cultural figures, and public intellectuals as part of the IWM’s longstanding Ukraine in European Dialogue program.

These fellowships provide a one-time stipend of 5000 EUR to support recipients’ intellectual activities.  

HURI and the IWM will jointly award 17 fellowships. We welcome other partner institutions in this effort. For more information, please write with the subject line “Partnership.” 


These fellowships are open to: 
•    Ukrainian scholars in the humanities and social sciences who hold a PhD or its equivalent at the time of application 
•    Ukrainian writers, artists, and public intellectuals whose work contributes to deeper international understanding of Ukrainian society

Preference will be given to applicants who intend to or must remain in Ukraine for legal, professional, or personal reasons. 


Please submit a CV and brief letter of motivation (max. 1 page), including a short description of your current project, to with the subject “IWM/HURI fellowship.”  

The application period is open immediately and applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis. The jury is not required to publicly justify its decisions, nor to provide applicants individual feedback on their applications. 

Support this initiative

If you are interested in supporting these programs, the IWM welcomes institutional partnerships and donations. If you would like to make an immediate donation to support these fellowship programs, please use the following bank details: 

Account Holder:
Institut f. d. Wissenschaften vom Menschen – Spendenkonto  
Spittelauer Laende 3, 1090 Wien 
Erste Bank 
Graben 21, 1010 Wien 
AT50 2011 1280 5698 6103