The Dr. Marie E. Zakrzewski Medical Scholarship of $3,000 is awarded to a young woman of Polish ancestry for first, second, or third year of medical studies at an accredited school of medicine in the United States. The next application cycle will will be awarded for academic year September 2013 - May 2014.
United States citizens of Polish descent and Polish citizens with permanent residency status in the United States who are entering first, second or third year of M.D. studies in academic year 2013-2014 and who have a minimum GPA of 3.0. This scholarship is open to female residents of the state of Massachusetts. This scholarship is non-renewable.
Selection is based on academic excellence, the applicant's academic achievements, interest, motivation, interest in Polish subjects and involvement in the Polish American community. Financial need is taken into consideration. First preference is given to residents of the state of Massachusetts. Qualified residents of New England are considered if no first preference candidates apply.
Submit a non-refundable application fee of $35 and the following materials:
Submit all materials to:
Kosciuszko Foundation, Inc.
15 East 65th Street
New York, NY 10065
Tel. (212) 734-2130 ext. 210
Deadline Date: application and essay postmarked by January 7, 2013. All other supporting materials postmarked by January 15, 2013. Acceptance letters to Medical School may be sent at any time throughout the scholarship process which ends May 31st, 2013.
Please forward changes in contact information via e-mail to:
Notification of results is made in writing on or about May 31, 2013. A time-line for scholarship awards towards academic year 2013-2014 is available here.
To be added to the application mailing list for The Dr. Marie E. Zakrzewska Medical Scholarship please e-mail Addy@thekf.org
Information below is posted for Kosciuszko Foundation's 2012-2013 scholarship recipients.