Philadelphia - 2016 Frances E. Wyszynski Memorial and Tomaszkiewicz-Florio Scholarships

The Tomaszkiewicz - Florio Scholarship 2016 Award

Wiktor Pec of Bensalem, PA was awarded the Tomaszkiewicz- Florio Scholarship for the 2016  Summer Study at Jagiellonian University in Krakow. The Jagiellonian University in Kraków was established in 1364, as the second university in Central Europe. It offers summer courses of study in the Polish language, history and culture for eligible students. Wiktor will be attending the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia this coming academic year.

The 2017 Frances E. Wyszynski Memorial Scholarship AND TOMASZKIEWICZ-FLORIO SCHOLARSHIP for Summer Study in Poland


Study in Krakow this Summer!

The Kosciuszko Foundation is accepting applications for Summer study programs at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow.  Undergraduate students have the opportunity to earn college credit while studying language and courses such as history, literature, and contemporary Poland.
Students of Polish descent have the opportunity to apply for funding to attend a 3-week program at the Jagiellonian University via the Frances E. Wyszynski Memorial Scholarship and Tomaszkiewicz-Florio Scholarship. Candidates must be at least 18 years of age by the first day of the program and have a high school diploma.Undergraduate students are also eligible.  Two letters of recommendation, transcripts showing a minimum GPA of 3.0, an essay, and financial need are part of the requirements for scholarship funding. 
Three-week classes begin in July and in August.  Programs include language classes, afternoon classes on Polish history, workshops, Polish traditions, 3 meals a day, a shared room, and sightseeing on weekends.  Singles rooms are available.  Airfare is at the student's expense.
Additional details regarding how to apply for a scholarship and further details regarding courses may be found at
*APPLICATION PROCESS*: The application form and supporting documents should be submitted online.  However, the online application will automatically be sent to the New York headquarters. Applicants should save the online application and supporting documents and e-mail them to the local Chapter  
Parts of the application:

1) application form

2) 2 letters of recommendation 

3) transcripts 

4) an essay/statement of purpose 

5) financial information form

Applicants from the Philadelphia Chapter are asked to e-mail their application and supporting documents to:


and mail the financial form  (5, above) in the postal mail to:

                       Dr. Miron Wolnicki

                736 Cornerstone Lane

                Bryn Mawr PA 19010

**DEADLINE to apply for scholarships: April 18, 2016. Even if you cannot supply the 2 letters of recommendation by this deadline, please send in your other application materials.

Frances E. Wyszynski scholars

2010  Lauren Jenkins

2009 Marcelina Hollender

2008 Adria and Rachel Wyszynski

2007: Natalie Kozdra

2006: Marta Popiolek

2005: Kathleen Colduvell

2004: Karolina Zagajewska

2003: Elizabeth Groch

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