The Frances E. Wyszynski Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a woman of Polish descent from the Philadelphia area to attend a Kosciuszko Foundation Summer Study Abroad program at the Jagiellonian University. Eligible candidates include women from the greater Philadelphia area and its surroundings who are attending classes on a full-time basis and who are at least 18 years of age. High school seniors and undergraduate student are eligible. The candidate must be a US citizen of Polish descent or a Polish citizen with legal US permanent residency status. A cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher is required.
Apply on-line. Send or e-mail the following materials to the KF Chapter in Philadelphia and a courtesy copy (cc:) to Addy@theKF.org:
I - Complete the on-line application form.
II - Submit your supporting materials to:Frances E. Wyszynski Scholarship Mr. Andrzej Zlotnicki, Scholarship Chairperson 812 Lombard Street, House #9 Philadelphia, PA 19147 Tel. (267) 266-6733 E-mail: Andre.Zlotnicki@verizon.net
Send courtesy copies (cc) to:Summer Study Abroad Office Kosciuszko Foundation, Inc. 15 East 65th Street New York, NY 10065 Tel. (212) 734-2130 ext. 412 E-mail : Addy@thekf.org
The on-line application form must be completed in one session - the computer program will not allow you to save your answers and continue later . It is suggested that you prepare mandatory documents (signed, completed, scanned and saved) and have them ready to upload when you apply on-line.
If you are eligible for any other KF scholarship for summer studies abroad, apply only once. Your application will be considered for its other summer scholarships as well.
Applicants will be informed of scholarship decisions via e-mail by late May. Students who receive scholarship funding will be required to submit a $95 non-refundable registration fee as well as the following required forms:
Health Form, Rules and Regulation Form, Accommodation Form, Data Sharing Form-RODO, a current valid passport number, proof of medical insurance.
Students may also submit optional form including: 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 donor.
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 20th, whichever is later.