The Petro Jacyk Educational Foundation announces the competition for the annual Petro Jacyk Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Ukrainian Politics, Culture and Society, to be held at The Centre for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies (CERES) at the University of Toronto. The objective of the Fellowship is to support the most promising junior scholars studying contemporary Ukraine and thereby advance academic understanding of Ukrainian politics, culture, and society.
The Petro Jacyk Educational Foundation manages the competition and is responsible for making the award, on the basis of advice from a selection committee composed of scholars who study Ukraine. Applications are to be submitted electronically to both the Foundation at [email protected] AND the Program at the University of Toronto at [email protected]. Inquires about the fellowship are to be directed to Svitlana Frunchak, Ukrainian Programs, Centre for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies, Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto,
1 Devonshire Place, Toronto, Ontario M5S 3K7, Canada
Tel: (416) 946-8113; Fax: (416) 946-8939; www.utoronto.ca/ceres/
The Petro Jacyk Education Foundation is a private charitable organization, established in 1986 on the basis of an endowment from well-known Torontobusinessman and philanthropist Petro Jacyk. Unique among all other Ukrainian institutions in the world, the Foundation has had, and continues to play, a singular role in the development of Ukrainian scholarship and education, and it exerts considerable influence on the process of shaping international opinion aboutUkraine. The Jacyk Foundation has been instrumental in the establishment of Ukrainian studies programs and scholarly centres at leading universities throughout North America and in Europe including Harvard University, Columbia University, University of Toronto, University of Alberta, University of London, and Lviv University.
For more information and application forms, visit http://www.utoronto.ca/jacyk/postdoctoral%20fellowship/index.htm.