Future Presidents are Raised Here: A New Academic Year Started at the Ukrainian Leadership AcademySeptember 13, 2017
Today, 200 talented young people between the ages of 16 and 21 from all over Ukraine will embark on a new and exciting journey towards becoming the leaders of Ukraine. The 10-month program includes climbing mountain tops and studying the basics of state formation in the EU countries, running social projects for Ukrainian regions and taking multiple disciplines ranging from political science up to the English language. Participation is free of charge — each student receives a grant from the Western NIS Enterprise Fund funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).
Canada Mitacs Globalink Research Internship Program Launched in UkraineSeptember 05, 2017
This year Ukraine joined the international program in course of the continued partnership with Canada under Free Trade Agreement. The Taras Shevchenko National Museum hosted the solemn opening ceremony of the Mitacs Globalink Research Internship Program. It is the first Canadian-Ukrainian program of research internships for the Ukrainian students with a great scientific potential. In Ukraine, the Globalink Research Internship Program is supported by joint efforts of the Government of Canada, the Western NIS Enterprise Fund, the Canadian non-profit organization Mitacs, and the Ukrainian Canadian Foundation of Taras Shevchenko.
“A year ago, I planned to do my bachelor’s degree and go abroad. But now I know that I will stay” – The graduate of the Ukrainian Leadership Academy second enrollmentJune 27, 2017
On June 27, 2017, Kyiv witnessed the second graduation of the Ukrainian Leadership Academy. The 10-month training helped 192 students of the five ULA branches build up their vision of future and gave a chance to explore Ukraine in a more thorough way.
Western NIS Enterprise Fund granted over USD 1 mln to 16 more students to pursue studies in top U.S. universitiesJune 15, 2017
Western NIS Enterprise Fund, established by the U.S. Government and funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), has sponsored the SEED Grant Scholarship program for three years. The SEED Grants program provides Ukrainians and Moldovans with education stipends covering up to 100% of tuition for MBA, MPA and LLM studies at top U.S. universities. This year 16 talented individuals from Ukraine and Moldova were awarded such grants at a ceremony at America House.
Western NIS Enterprise Fund supported the Technology Nation Kids project in UkraineApril 13, 2017
Western NIS Enterprise Fund (WNISEF) supported Technology Nation Kids program, which provides free programming training for 9-11-year-old children in 5 cities of Ukraine. The Fund will also subsidize the robotics video course.
Ambitious IT-education project gets rolling in ChisinauApril 03, 2017
The Ukrainian BrainBasket Foundation with the support of Western NIS Enterprise Fund and iHub Chisinau launch the social project Technology Nation in Chisinau, which is aimed to improve IT education in the region.
Teach For Ukraine: how two years of teaching can transform educational system along with the countryFebruary 09, 2017
NGO “Teach For Ukraine” in partnership with the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine with the support of Western NIS Enterprise Fund launch the similarly named program, which is aimed to develop a new generation of social leaders and improve the quality of secondary education in Ukraine.
Helping Civil Society Engage with the World Through EnglishNovember 07, 2016
The new project builds on the British Council’s English for Civil Servants project which has trained 2,500 government officials since 2012, and which is now being extended to include representatives of civil society involved in Ukraine’s democratic and social transformation since the Revolution of Dignity. Staff of eight NGOs (Anticorruption Centre, Free People Employment Centre, Reanimation Package […]
Ukrainian Leadership Academy Opened in Poltava regionOctober 17, 2016
Ukrainian Leadership Academy (ULA), a unique educational institution, opened its second branch in Ukraine and the first one outside of the capital city. Forty secondary school graduates (17-20 years old) from throughout Ukraine will study for 10 months under a new format, which combines physical, academic and spiritual education and development. Tuition is free of charge, with only a nominal admission fee of UAH 2,000. Remaining student costs (for accommodation, tuition and study trips) are covered by the Western NIS Enterprise Fund. The main donors of the Academy in Poltava region are Western NIS Enterprise Fund and Astarta agro-industrial holding.
Western NIS Enterprise Supports Hub Schools in Ukraine with UAH 6.3 M GrantSeptember 03, 2016
In addition to funding “Hub Schools” pilot project office, Western NIS Enterprise Fund provided an additional $ 250,000 (about UAH 6.3 M) for infrastructure development of 24 pilot hub schools.