USA, Harvard: Mihaychuk Postdoctoral Fellowships in Ukrainian Studies, apply by 31 January 2023

Jaroslaw and Nadia Mihaychuk Postdoctoral Fellowships in Ukrainian Studies are granted to promising early-career postdoctoral scholars carrying out independent research on topics pertaining to Ukraine. Applications for Academic Year 2023-2024 are due JANUARY 31, 2023

Duration: two academic semesters (9 months) corresponding with Harvard’s Fall and Spring terms: 1 September 2023 – 31 May 2024. Fellows must be in residence at Harvard for all, or nearly all, of this period.

Eligibility: HURI’s fellowships support independent research on topics pertaining to Ukraine while in residence at Harvard University. Scholars of the humanities and social sciences who hold a doctorate degree or its academic equivalent (eg. kandydat nauk) and who have demonstrated a commitment to Ukrainian studies are eligible to apply.

The Mihaychuk Postdoctoral Fellowship is designed for junior scholars who received their doctoral degree no more than seven years prior to the fellowship start date. Current doctoral candidates whose doctoral degree will be awarded before June 1 of the current year are also eligible to apply.

Important: Applicants must be eligible to receive and maintain a short-term J-1 visa to carry out research in residence at Harvard supported by a fellowship from HURI. More information can be found at Please also note the two-year national residency requirements, which may apply to you if you recently held a long-term J-1 visa.