Alumni Resources

The application seasons for the 2020 Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF) and the 2020 Alumni Small Grants program are now closed.  Please check back for information on the 2021 opportunities in the Fall.

Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF) 2020

The U.S. Embassy in Kyiv announces the 2020 Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF) – a global competition supported by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) of the Department of State.


  • Support women’s political, economic, and civic participation
  • Strengthen the role of women in peace, security, and governance
  • Promote protection of women and girls from violence, abuse, and exploitation; or
  • Engage women as partners in preventing terrorism and countering radicalization and recruitment

Closing Date:  February 28, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. GMT+2

2020 Alumni Small Grants Program

The U.S. Embassy in Kyiv announces the 2020 Alumni Small Grants Program. The program seeks to encourage alumni networking, professional development, and civic involvement by supporting alumni-initiated projects that promote civil society inclusion in Ukraine’s reform efforts, and celebrate the strong links between the people of the United States and the people of Ukraine.

The grants are subject to the availability of funds and are open to alumni of U.S. government-funded exchanges and training programs.

Applications will be accepted between December 23, 2019 – February 24, 2020. Specific thematic priorities and program requirements are described the link below, application form is attached.

Opportunities for Ukrainian USG Alumni

The U.S. Embassy offers a range of resources and programs to help alumni of U.S. Government-funded exchange programs make the most of their exchange experience after returning to Ukraine and help them stay connected to fellow alumni. The Department of State’s Alumni Website offers all alumni a way to stay in touch with the global alumni community and free access to databases like ProQuest.

FB page for Ukrainian USG alumni also provides the latest information on exchange, academic and grant opportunities along with interesting events and meetings for the alumni society.