This scholarship supports graduate level research at universities in Poland by American graduate students and university faculty members with funding from the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education and the Kosciuszko Foundation. Research projects may be conducted from October through June at Polish universities and institutions which fall under the jurisdiction of the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education. The scholarship provides a Ministry stipend (approximately 1,350 zloty per month) for housing and living expenses. Additional funding of $300 per month of approved study/research is awarded by the Kosciuszko Foundation.
Transportation to and from Poland is not included. This scholarship does not include tuition to attend classes at Polish universities.
Graduate level students and university faculty members who are US citizens may apply. Polish citizens are not eligible.
Selection is based on academic excellence, motivation and the need to pursue research in Poland, and a clear and a well-defined research proposal. The host institution must fall under the jurisdiction of the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education.
Note: Kosciuszko Foundation's application instructions are slightly different than the instructions on the application form. Follow all directions listed here.
Submit a non-refundable application fee of $50 and the following materials:
If there are any changes in your contact information after you have submitted your application through the scholarship notification date, please update your contact information via e-mail to Addy@thekf.org
THE NEXT STUDIES AND RESEARCH APPLICATION PROCESS BEGINS IN FALL 2015 FOR AWARDS TOWARDS ACADEMIC YEAR 2015/16.
When the on-line application period is closed, write to Addy@thekf.org and ask to be added to the Studies and Research mailing list. We will add your e-mail address to our list for one year. You will receive an e-mail notification when the new application cycle is open.
15 East 65th Street
New York, NY 10065
Tel. (212) 734-2130 ext. 210
Next Deadline date: January 15, 2016.
Please note that the Kosciuszko Foundation cannot confirm receipt of materials by phone.
Scholarship decisions are made in writing in June. In case of a delay in notification, information will post to this page or via e-mail.
Information posted below is for Kosciuszko Foundation's 2014-2015 scholarship recipients.