Michael and Grace Hykawy Essay Prize

The prize is to be awarded annually to the student submitting the best essay written in Ukrainian on any topic in the area of Ukrainian Canadian Studies.


  • The submitted essays must be typed and 2,000-2,500 words in length.
  • At the time of submission students must be registered full-time at a recognized Canadian university or college.
  • The winning essay will be submitted to the Ukrainian Voice for possible publication.
  • Deadline for submission of essays: July 1, 2021.

All essays, together with a letter from the student describing his/her academic status (i.e., program, year, university), should be emailed to cucs@umanitoba.ca or mailed to:

Director, Centre for Ukrainian Canadian Studies
Room 207, St. Andrew's College
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg MB
R3T 2N2