Through the generosity of a Polish American couple in Wisconsin, the Kosciuszko Foundation will offer two (2) Wisconsin Study in Poland Scholarships at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow. The WSIP Scholarship may be used towards Session A, a 4-week program or Session B, a 6-week program. The scholarship covers the cost of program fees. Previous knowledge of the Polish language is not required.
Program fees include the cost of tuition, language textbooks, a shared room, breakfast and dinner and complementary programs such as sightseeing.
Scholarship recipients will be responsible for their own transportation, health care coverage, travel insurance, airfare and all other costs.
In order to apply for a Wisconsin Study in Poland Scholarship, the applicant must meet KF summer program eligibility requirements - see Eligibility. In addition, the candidate must be a Wisconsin resident of Polish descent. Consideration may also be given to non-resident Wisconsin students of Polish descent if attending a Wisconsin college or university. Candidate must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Students who wish to apply for a scholarship must complete the Summer Study Abroad on-line application form and submit the following supporting materials:
The essay/statement of purpose should be two pages, double spaced, printed on one side of the page only; and must include your full name, "WSIP - 2018" and a page number on each page of the essay. Please save your file as "WSIP2018-Last name-First name-essay" .doc, .pdf and .docx files are also accepted.
Complete the on-line application form and submit supporting materials to:Wisconsin Study in Poland Scholarship Kosciuszko Foundation, Inc. 15 East 65th Street New York, NY 10065
Applicants will be informed of scholarship decisions via e-mail in May. Students who receive scholarship funding will be required to submit a $95 non-refundable registration fee as well as additional application materials such as Health Forms, Rules and Regulation forms, Accommodation form, a current valid passport number, proof of medical insurance. Students may also submit a credit approval form and a Health Care Proxy form.
Scholarship recipients will be required to submit a two page report to the Kosciuszko Foundation after the program is completed. The report will be forwarded to the scholarship donors.
Candidates who are not chosen to receive scholarship funding may attend the program by notifying the KF Summer Sessions Office of their intensions and by following up with registration and program fees. Payment of program fees will be due 2 weeks after scholarship decisions are made or by May 18th, whichever is later.