APPLY: Ukraine Global Scholarship 2017/2018



Applications are ongoing for the 2017/2018 Ukraine Global Scholarship. Suitably qualified candidates can now apply.

Brief Description

Ukraine Global Scholars is run by its alumni students who were successfully admitted, graduated or are currently studying at world’s best universities, such as Harvard, University of Pennsylvania, Yale, Princeton, MIT and many others.

We help high school students (8-11 graders) with the application process in hope of raising the number of young capable Ukrainian leaders who would have a positive impact on the development of Ukraine and the world. Specifically, we do the following:

  • Acquaint students with the Western educational system
  • Help with the whole cycle of application process
  • Assist with SAT, SAT II, TOEFL and other standardized test preparation
  • Provide information on financial aid and scholarships
  • Pay for selected students’ TOEFL, SAT, SAT II exams
  • Provide support and guidance every step of the application process
  • Introduce students to the network of high-potential young Ukrainian leaders studying abroad

As a result of our efforts, Ukrainian students are able to get into world’s best institutions with full financial aid packages that cover all student’s expenses for the duration of their undergraduate studies. The program is highly competitive as we select only 5 to 10 students from Ukraine each year. Read below more on our application process and selection criteria.


Students meeting the following criteria can apply to our program:

  • You are a Ukrainian citizen or a resident of Ukraine studying in a Ukrainian school or FLEX student from Ukraine currently studying abroad
  • Please note that if you a FLEX 2017 finalist and are going to the US in 2017, you cannot participate in our program this year. You can, however, apply when you come back to Ukraine in 2018. If you do not know whether you are going to the US, we recommend that you apply to UGS and notify us of the results once you learn them
  • You are in 8-11th grade. Students in 8-10th grade can apply to preparatory schools first. Students in 11th grade apply to colleges and universities
  • You are under 18 years old at the time of submitting your application
  • You are an excellent student and have high GPA
  • You have good knowledge of English
  • You have a long impressive list of extra-curricular activities or hobbies
  • You are passionate about one or more subjects
  • You dream about studying in world’s best establishments and are ready to work very hard to get admitted
How To Apply
Documents for submission
 In 2017, we require all students to apply online by filling out our online application, which you can access above.

We required the following items in our 2017 application:

  • Pictures or scans of final year grades for the past 3 years
  • List of extracurricular activities, hobbies, significant awards and achievements for the past 4 years
  • 1 long essay on one of two topics specified in our online application
  • Answer to a few short questions specified in our online application

The deadline for submitting the application is March 31, 2017

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