Kosciuszko Foundation Tuition Scholarships support American students of Polish descent for graduate studies in any field at colleges and universities in the United States. Funding is for academic year September 2014 - May 2015. Scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $7,000 are awarded on a competitive basis for one academic year.
The scholarship program also supports masters degree studies at the Jagiellonian University Center for European Studies and various English Schools of Medicine in Poland.
United States citizens of non-Polish descent may apply for funding when their studies are primarily focused on Polish subjects.
Dedicated funding within the program is used to support the following geographic areas and fields of study:
United States citizens and permanent residents of Polish descent who are beginning or continuing their graduate studies and who have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Scholarships are awarded for full-time studies only. Only one member per immediate family may receive a tuition scholarship during any given academic year. Applicants may re-apply. Awards are limited to only two tuition scholarships per individual during the period of his/her studies.
Selection is based on academic excellence, the applicant's academic achievements, interests and motivation, the applicant's interest in Polish subjects or involvement in the Polish American community. Financial need is taken into consideration.
A complete application includes the following materials:
H - Submit the $35 non-refundable application fee together with the Checklist to the KF. A hard copy of the Checklist is found with application forms above. Please make your check or money order payable to the Kosciuszko Foundation.
Notes for Re-applicants:
Please see Notes above for additional information and file naming conventions or contact the Grants Department.
Notes for all applicants:
Submit all materials to:Grants Department Kosciuszko Foundation, Inc.
Deadline Dates:January 7, 2014 - Application, Financial Information Form, Statement of Purpose, Passport sized Photo, and $35 non-refundable application fee January 15, 2014 - Transcripts, Letters of Recommendation, Outline of Polish Ancestry and Supporting Documents and optional items such as curriculum vitae/resume. May 31, 2014 -copy of your Letter of Admission to Graduate School
You will need to upload several documents to complete the online application: