Scholarships

The Kosciuszko Foundation Scholarships and Exchange Programs

 

The Kosciuszko Foundation is dedicated to promote educational and cultural exchanges between the United States and Poland and to increase American understanding of Polish culture and history.

The following scholarships and exchange programs are available to students of Polish descent:

Kosciuszko Foundation Tuition Scholarships support American students of Polish descent for graduate studies at colleges and universities in the United States. Scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $7,000 are awarded on a competitive basis for one academic year. Funding is only for full-time studies. Scholarships are for academic year September 2018 – May 2019. 

Application deadline: January 15, 2019

 
The Graduate / Postgraduate Studies and Research Scholarship supports research by American graduate students and university faculty members at various universities in Poland.  Scholarships are awarded under the auspices of the Foundation’s Exchange Program with the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education. The Polish Ministry provides a stipend of 1,350 zloty per month for housing and living expenses. In addition, the Kosciuszko Foundation awards $300 per month of approved study/research as a supplement to awards provided by the Ministry.
 
Application deadline: January 31, 2018
 
 
The Year Abroad Scholarship supports Polish language studies at the Jagiellonian University’s Center of Polish Language and Culture in Cracow, Poland. Scholarships are awarded under the auspices of the Foundation’s Exchange Program with the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education. The Polish Ministry provides scholarship recipients with admission to the program, a tuition waiver and 1,350 zloty per month for living expenses. Additional funding of $900 per semester is awarded by the Kosciuszko Foundation. Airfare is not covered by the scholarship. Studies in Poland begin in early October and end in late June.  Students may apply for an academic year or one semester. Please note that the Ministry may elect to award semester-only grants.
 
Application deadline: January 31, 2018
 


Other scholarship opportunities for Polish-American Students can be found on the national PAC website – http://www.pac1944.org/scholarships.htm

 
 
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