Information for Prospective Students

Scholarships and Funding

Slavonic and East European Studies

Important information for Students

Victor and Rita Swoboda Memorial Scholarship

The scholarship aims to encourage, promote and support research and study in the area of Ukrainian Studies.

Applicants must

  • be prospective students at UCL’s School of Slavonic & East European Studies (SSEES) who have applied to begin MPhil/PhD research studies into a topic broadly defined by the area of Ukrainian Studies.
  • not already be in receipt of full funding (fees and maintenance equivalent to a full award from a UK Research Council) from another source

The scholarship must be taken up by 31 January within the academic year for which it is awarded.

The scholarship is awarded on the basis of academic excellence and research potential.


The scholarship totals £8,000 p.a. for a maximum of three years. Further funds towards one fieldwork trip abroad and/or project expenses may be available on request.

The scholarship will be paid to the scholarship holder in three or four instalments over the course of the academic year.


The first working day on or after 1 March

Application and Information

Candidates must submit a completed application form and supporting documentation - as detailed on the form.

Applications should be sent to:

SSEES Research
School of Slavonic & East European Studies
University College London
Gower Street
London WC1E 6BT

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7679 8775

Page last modified on 25 nov 16 09:25 by Patricia Newby

*NOTE: All scholarship and student funding schemes are subject to availability of funds, and details given here are subject to change at any time. Potential applicants are urged to check information regularly to ensure they are aware of current procedures, deadlines etc.

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