Six UFCU student-members selected to receive graduate level scholarship awards

The Ukrainian-American Community (UAC) Foundation and the Ukrainian Federal Credit Union (UFCU) announce six graduate level scholarship award winners. Meghan Flanigen, a law student at the University of Notre Dame, and Thomas Maksymiuk, a recent graduate of the Kline School of Law at Drexel University, each are a recipient of a Rochester Ukrainian Group Centennial Graduate Scholarship award made possible by the generous support of Dr. Christine Hoshowsky, President of the Rochester Ukrainian Group. Olga Osipov (Savka), a student at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte pursuing a Master of Science in Data Science & Business Analytics, Maxim Kostyk, a medical student at Midwestern University pursuing a Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine, Alexandr Bokatch, a student at Case Western Reserve University pursuing a Master of Science in Anesthesia, and Taras Nazarevych, a recent graduate of Daemen College, earning a Bachelor of Science/Master of Science in Natural Science, each were selected to receive a $1,000 scholarship award. Evhen Lylak, Ed.D. (RIT), Olena Prokopovych, Ph.D. (Nazareth College), and Elena Dilai (Monroe Community College) served on the Graduate Scholarship Committee.

The UAC Foundation established a Graduate Scholarship program in 2016 for highly motivated Ukrainian FCU members pursuing a variety of advanced degrees. Over the past ten years (2010 – 2020), the UAC Foundation awarded almost $150,000 in undergraduate and graduate scholarships. For more information on establishing named and/or memorial scholarships as part of the UAC Foundation Inc. program, please write to

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