- Marius Jakulis Jason Foundation
- Vilnius University Foundation (endowment return)
VU Foundation together with philanthropic Marius Jakulis Jason (MJJ) Foundation, provided 2-year grants for young researchers with recognized international experience dr. Mantas Šimėnas and dr. Thomas Peak.
The young researchers were selected from 9 applications that participated in a co-financing competition organized by the VU Foundation. Each winners of the competition were awarded 30K 2-year grants. The young researchers have started their academic activities at VU in autumn 2021. Dr. M. Šimėnas has joined VU Faculty of Physics, dr. T. Peak has joined VU TSPMI (Institute of International Relations and Political Science).