With the aim of contributing to the success of young scientists of Ukraine and enhancing the visibility of the country's biotechnology sector, the US-Ukraine Foundation Biotech Initiative will provide grants to help defray the cost of publication of articles in international, peer-reviewed science journals.

Grant applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until funds have been fully allocated, and reviewed within two weeks of submission.

Maximum grant amount: $3,000 

The grant in the amount of the publication fee will be paid directly to the journal.


-Biotechnology researcher under the age of 45 currently residing in Ukraine
-Lead author of an English-language article that has been submitted, peer-reviewed and accepted for publication at time of application

Application Requirements:

a) Application form - download
b) CV that includes complete list of publications

Documents should be in pdf format with file names beginning with the applicant's last name: a) Shevchenko-USUF-BI-Publication_Grant_Application; b) Shevchenko-CV

To apply, email the required documents to  with the subject: "Publication grant application"

Publication Grant Winners

Oleksandr Zinenko, Leading Researcher & Associate Professor, V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University
Toxins - PLA2 Inhibitor Varespladib as an Alternative to the Antivenom Treatment for Bites from Nikolsky’s Viper Vipera berus nikolskii