Kosciuszko Foundation Tuition Scholarships support American students of Polish descent for graduate level studies, such as masters and Ph.D. studies, at colleges and universities in the United States. Scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $7,000 are awarded on a competitive basis for one academic year. Funding is for full-time studies. Scholarships are for academic year Fall 2020 - Spring 2021.
All fields and majors are eligible for scholarship funding under the Kosciuszko Foundation's Tuition Scholarship program. In addition, the Foundation has funds dedicated for :
United States citizens and legal permanent residents (green card holders) of Polish descent who are beginning or continuing their graduate studies and who have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Scholarships are awarded for full-time studies only. Only one member per immediate family may receive a tuition scholarship during a given academic year. Applicants may re-apply for funding, however, scholarship renewals are not guaranteed. Awards are limited to two tuition scholarships per individual during the period of his/her studies. Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis.
Selection is based on application completeness, recommendation of teachers and professors, academic excellence, achievements, interests, motivation, the applicant's essay (statement of purpose), interest in Polish subjects or involvement in the Polish American community. Financial need is taken into consideration.
A complete application includes the following materials:
Notes Regarding Supporting Documents:
I - Submit the $35 non-refundable application fee together with the Checklist to the KF via USPS. Check and money orders made payable to the Kosciuszko Foundation are the only acceptable forms of payment.
Notes for students who wish to reapply for scholarship funding:
Questions: Addy (212) 734-2130 ext. 412
Application Deadline : closed
Scholarship Notification Letters : JuneScholarships are awarded based on the information you supply on your application form. Candidates are matched with appropriate funds which may specify or limits subject area, state of residence, and or other factors. Changes in subject area, university and/or degree sought which are made following scholarship notification must be communicated to the Kosciuszko Foundation Grants Department and may result in re-consideration of your scholarship so that an appropriate fund can be found. If an appropriate match is not found, cancellation of the scholarship award may result.
Please send changes in address and other contact information via e-mail to Addy@thekf.org
THE ONLINE APPLICATION IS CLOSED
A green check mark within a circle indicates that your application has been successfully submitted.
When the application period is closed e-mail us and ask to be added to the Tuition Scholarship mailing list. Include information that clearly illustrates your eligibility for this scholarship, for example: I am an American citizen of Polish descent and a first year student of law at DePaul University School of Law. I live in Chicago, IL. Also: I am an undergraduate senior expecting to begin graduate level studies in social work in the upcoming Fall semester. I live in Portsmouth, NH.
We will add your e-mail address to our list for one year. Notification will be sent when the new application has posted and the scholarship application period has begun. Please add Addy@thekf.org to your address book/white list/safe senders list to insure that the notification is not directed to your Spam folder.
Scholarships for Academic Year:
Fall 2020/Spring 2021
Decision Letters for Fall 2020/Spring 2021:
will mail on June 30, 2020
Tuition Scholarship Deadline:
mid-Fall thru mid-January
Scholarship application period:
Scholarship and Grant Officer for Americans :
Phone: (212) 734-2130 ext. 412