Slavic Studies awards and scholarships

*  Application required.

  • Jennifer Davison Undergraduate Scholarship in Russian Studies A scholarship of $1,000 is awarded to an academically outstanding student in Russian Studies. Students must submit a description of their active participation in a university or club promoting Russian culture.
  • *Nicholas V. Galichenko ScholarshipA scholarship is awarded to an academically outstanding undergraduate student to study Russian language and culture at universities in the countries of the former Soviet Union. Preference will be given to full time students majoring or minoring in Slavic Studies. Students must apply to the Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies by March 31st.
  • John Stashuk Scholarship - one or more scholarships are awarded to outstanding undergraduate or graduate students pursuing Ukraine-related courses.
  • The J.B. Wood Book Prize is given to the top student in first year Russian who intends to continue the study of Russian for at least one further year at UVic. 
  • Michael Dane Memorial Book Prize is given to the top student in the 1st year Russian who intends to continue the study of Russian for at least one further year at UVic.  
  • Russian Embassy in Canada Book Prize - The book prizes are a gift of the Federal Agency "Rossotrudnichestvo" under the Embassy of Russian in Canada and are awarded to top students in Russian language and culture courses in each undergraduate year. Recipients will be nominated by the Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies.
  • *Dennis, Jerome and Peter Zachary Award in Ukrainian Studies: One or more awards of at least $1,000 each are awarded to undergraduate students of Ukrainian language and/or culture courses.  Part-time and graduating students are eligible for this award.   Students must apply to the Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies by March 15th.  Recipients will be nominated by the Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies.
  • Emil and Lynette Hain Scholarship in Ukrainian Studies One or more scholarships of at least $1,000 are awarded to academically outstanding undergraduate students in secular Ukrainian Language and Culture courses. The nominations and the number of recipients will be at the discretion of the Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies. Part-time (minimum 6.0 units) and graduating students are eligible for this scholarship.
  • *Geraldine and Peter Shostak Scholarship in Ukrainian Studies Two scholarships of $1,000 each are awarded to academically outstanding undergraduate students enrolled in courses on Ukrainian language, history or culture who are artistically or musically inclined or who have demonstrable academic interest in Ukrainian art or music.  Applicants must submit a statement of 500 words outlining their accomplishments and/or studies in music and/or fine arts.  Part-time and graduating students are eligible for this award. Students must apply to the Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies by May 31st. Selection of recipients will be made by the Senate Committee on Awards, based on the recommendation of the Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies.
  • Michael and Olga Zachary Scholarship in Ukrainian Studies - one or more scholarships are awarded to academically outstanding undergraduate students in Ukrainian Language and Culture courses in the Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies. 
  • *William and Amelia Kushniryk Memorial Award One or more awards are given to undergraduate students studying Ukrainian language and/or culture who are continuing their studies of Ukrainian language and/or culture in the upcoming summer session through an accredited program in Ukraine. Part-time and graduating students are eligible for this award. Students must apply to the Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies by March 15th.
  • Jamie Cassels Undergraduate Research Award.