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Support for Ukraine

Ukraine Commitment Project

LCC is seeking 588,000 EUR for current and future war-affected students from Ukraine.  We are seeking this significant funding from larger foundations, from government grants, and from Ukraine-focused sources.  Below are the categories of support for the project. 

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Free Summer Housing

for Ukrainian students

Financial support

for current war-affected students

Tuition & Housing

for new student from Ukraine

Campus Housing for Summer 2022

  • In order to offer a place of safety, LCC will provide free housing (May, June, July, August) for our current war-affected students from Ukraine who have no other options.
  • Amount to support up to 120 current students: 48,000 EUR

Tuition/Stipend for 2022-2023

  • LCC wants to be a place of academic support, including for those students who might otherwise have to interrupt their studies due to the war in Ukraine.
  • In addition to all financial aid/scholarship awards, LCC is committed to offering an additional tuition discount for all war-affect students from Ukraine.
  • Stipends may also be available.
  • Amount to support up to 140 current students: 94,000 EUR 

Tuition/Housing for 2022-2023

  • LCC is committed to offer up to 100 free spots (full housing and tuition) for the 2022-2023 academic year for new war-affected students from Ukraine. 
  • Amount to support up to 100 new students: 446,000 EUR

Other Initiatives

Support for war-affected students

LCC is uniquely prepared to teach and support students who have been traumatized or otherwise adversely affected by war. Our two most prominent examples of expertise and experience in this area are:

The Center for Dialogue and Conflict Transformation

This LCC initiative offers opportunities for building bridges of trust, transforming relationships, and equipping communities to advance understanding and action towards peace in local and global pathways through seminars, dialogue, trainings, and action.

Learn more >

The Middle East Scholars program

has been recognized by the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) as an exemplary educational pathways program for war-affected students. In addition to the strong academic programs, LCC also offers all of the support elements, including psychological help, trauma support, and a pathway for these individuals coming out of war settings to start building a new life in Lithuania and beyond.

Since 2018 our program has been supported through the Foreign Affairs Ministry in Lithuania. Our program is listed on UNHCR’s webpage for educational opportunities for refugees: Currently in the program: 53 students. 16-Afghanistan, 35-Iraq, 2-Syria (as of September 2021).

Learn more >

Additional Information

Contact Information

For details and further explanations, please contact: 

  • Dr. Rob Bethke, Associate VP for Advancement (Washington, USA) at rbethke@lcc.lt 
  • Dr. Marlene Wall, LCC President (Klaipeda, Lithuania) at mwall@lcc.lt


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