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Wisconsin Study in Poland Scholarship Description

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.  

Wisconsin Study in Poland Scholarship Eligibility

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.  

To Apply for a Wisconsin Study in Poland Scholarship

Students who wish to apply for a scholarship must complete the Summer Study Abroad on-line application form and submit the following supporting materials:

  •  Financial Information Form saved as "WSIP2018-Last name-First name-FIF" 
  • 3 hard copy passport size photos with your name printed on the reverse side or an electronic photo saved as "WSIP2018-Last name-First name-photo"
  • official transcript(s) for the past three years through the most recent Fall semester
  • academic letters of reference from two teachers or professors submitted on university/school letterhead; hard copy and e-mail submissions from professors are accepted
  • an essay/statement of purpose saved as "WSIPS2018-Last Name-Frist name-essay"
  • a $35 non-refundable scholarship application fee - check or money order made payable to the Kosciuszko Foundation

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

Supporting materials except official transcripts may be e-mailed to:  Addy@thekf.org

If you have any questions,  please contact:
(212) 734-2130 ext. 210

Scholarship Decisions

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. 


April 23 (extended deadline)       
  • Tomaszkiewicz-Florio Scholarships
  • Frances E. Wyszynski Scholarship 
  • Wisconsin Study in Poland Scholarships
May 18 
  • Final day to apply for summer studies in Poland
  • Payment of all program fees are due
May 25
  • Health Form  
  • Passport number
  • Passport size photos
  • Proof of medical insurance
  • Rules and Regulations Form
  • Accommodation Form - Jagiellonian applicants only 
  • Health Care Proxy - optional
  • Credit Approval Form - optional
  • Final day to cancel and receive a full refund


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