Eligibility

ELIGIBILITY

JPII Catholic University, Lublin

Jagiellonian University, Krakow 

Kosciuszko Foundation Summer Study Abroad programs are open to the following categories of applicants:  

  • high school graduates who are 18 by the first day of the program
  • college students
  • graduate students
  • non-traditional students and adults

If you have an interest in studying the Polish language, Polish history or Polish culture, you may apply and attend our programs.  Applicants including non-traditional students and adults must be able to get around unaided.  Previous knowledge of the Polish language is not required.

All applicants who meet the Summer Study Abroad eligibility criteria listed above are accepted to participate in KF summer study abroad programs.

SCHOLARSHIP ELIGIBILITY

Jagiellonian University, Krakow 

Scholarship funding is available for programs at the Jagiellonian University.  Students who wish to apply for funding must: 

  • have a high school diploma
  • be 18 by the first day of the program
  • have a minimum GPA of 3.0 
  • be an American of Polish descent or a Polish citizen green card holder
  • and meet additional eligibility requirements

Please see the individual scholarship programs for additional eligibility information, required supporting materials, and where to send your scholarship documents.     

Two KF Scholarship programs are available for summer studies at the Jagiellonian University: 

  • Tomaszkiewicz-Florio Scholarships*
  • Wisconsin Study in Poland Scholarships*

*Scholarship deadlines are earlier than the KF Jagiellonian University Program deadline.  KF review committees submit their recommendations to the KF office in NY where final decisions are made.  Every effort is made to inform students of decisions as early as possible in order to meet program deadline dates so that students can make plans and arrangements.  Scholarship decisions are made to students via e-mail.   


APPLICATION FORMS ARE FOUND ON JPII CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY AND JAGIELLONIAN UNIVERSITY program DESCRIPTION PAGES

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