Undergraduate Essay Competition on Ukraine

Razom for Ukraine is delighted to announce its first Undergraduate Essay Competition. Part of Razom’s Ukraine on Campus initiative, the competition aims to sow curiosity and inspire student engagement with Ukraine across U.S. universities.



Undergraduates enrolled at U.S. universities are encouraged to submit an academic essay on a topic relating to Ukraine. Undergraduates from any year of study and from any discipline are encouraged to apply. Participating in this competition is a fantastic way to explore in depth a topic relating to Ukraine that interests you. Submissions should be between 1,500 and 2,000 words. The essays will be judged by an interdisciplinary committee of academics. The deadline for submissions is May 31, 2024. Results will be announced in the summer.


The winning submission will be awarded $300. and a certificate and the runners-up will be awarded $100 and a certificate each. Submissions of winners and runners-up will be published on Razom’s website.

Submit your application by May 31, 2024 via the application form on this page.

We look forward to reading your submissions!

Any questions? Contact campus@razomforukraine.org


Example Essay Topics:

These are not exhaustive and are only intended to get you thinking!

Link for the application is here.