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Call for proposals for the Virtual Short-Term Scientist Engagement Fellowship Program for Ukrainian Scientists with Dual-Use Relevant Expertise

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24 Apr 2024 - 31 May 2024

STCU Announcement Kyiv, April 24, 2024



The STCU is pleased to announce an open call for proposals for the Virtual Short-Term Scientist Engagement Fellowship Program for Ukrainian Scientists with Dual-Use Relevant Expertise.

This Program will fund peaceful civilian research in the form of virtual fellowships for Ukrainian scientists from dual-use disciplines such as aeronautics, nuclear science and engineering, chemistry, materials science, quantum computing, artificial intelligence, advanced biotechnology, etc. These fellowships will fund scientists to carry out their civilian research during this temporary period of economic uncertainty and deepen scientific and nonproliferation collaboration and networks.

This Fellowship Program will support virtual six-month fellowships for displaced or financially disadvantaged Ukrainian scientists, technicians, and engineers (STEs) with dual-use relevant expertise in peaceful civilian research. NO research with military applications will be funded under this Program.

WHO CAN APPLY – Ukrainian STEs with previous employment experience in dual-use science disciplines such as aeronautics, nuclear science and engineering, chemistry, materials science, quantum computing and artificial intelligence, advanced biotechnology and related disciplines who have been financially rendered vulnerable or displaced by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

Fellowships will be evaluated by subject matter experts based upon set evaluation criteria. Successful applications will be awarded a maximum grant of $12,000 for a duration of six months. This program is funded by the U.S. Department of State.

Applications should be submitted in English portable document format (PDF) no later than 31st of May 2024 to the STCU Senior Deputy Executive Director Mr. Mykola Lubiv at (Mykola.lubiv@stcu.int). Each application should include all the following components in order to be considered:



  • · Project title that states the topic and goal of work to be performed under the Fellowship;


  • · 2-3 pages statement of work describing each task to be performed under the Fellowship. Include project goals, list of key tasks, schedule, milestones, desired outcomes, and deliverables. The list of deliverables must include short monthly reports and a final report, following a report format that STCU will provide, that describes the work completed.


  • · Complete CV or resume for the applicant, including educational and professional history, current employer if any, list of publications and credentials, and current contact information;


  • · Applicant’s full name, date of birth, gender, nationality/country of passport issuance, job title, institution, applicant’s current email address, applicant’s current phone number, and a government-issued identification or passport number;


  • · Identification of ALL Ukrainian collaborating institutes or experts, if any, in the activity (all collaborating scientists need to provide the biographic data mentioned in the previous point);


  • · Identification of foreign collaborators or contacts, if any, (e.g., U.S., U.K, EU, Japan, South Korea) in the activity;


  • · Amount of funding requested and proposed budget (including equipment list, if applicable);


  • · Institute/scientific organizations details.




Please direct any questions regarding this announcement to STCU DED Mykola Lubiv at mykola.lubiv@stcu.int

Contact Person: Mykola Lubiv


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