BRIDGES TO POLAND Kosciuszko Foundation Scholarships

BRIDGES TO POLAND

Kosciuszko Foundation Scholarships For Gifted Polish-Americans To The Kosciuszko Foundation is pleased to announce that it will award several special scholarships for gifted Polish-American students to study Polish language and culture this summer in Krakow and Lublin, Poland.

Study Polish Language, Culture and History In Krakow & Lublin

Language courses are available for three week intensive summer programs at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow and the John Paul II Catholic University in Lublin. „Studying Polish in Krakow changed my life,” said Kosciuszko Foundation President Alex Storozynski. „When I took part in the program as a graduate student, I fell in love with the homeland of my parents. Thanks to the Kosciuszko Foundation, I learned to speak Polish and became proud of my roots. Now, more college students in America will have this same opportunity.”
The scholarship covers: tuition, a shared room, three meals a day, course materials, various cultural events and sightseeing trips.
Eligible candidates are full-time undergraduate or graduate students, American citizens of Polish descent. To apply for a scholarship, please submit:
– completed KF Bridges to Poland application and financial information forms
– one official university transcript showing grades for the past three years through Summer 2012
– academic letters of reference from two professors

– a two-page essay explaining your academic goals and interest in Poland  – a passport sized photo  – $35 – non-refundable scholarship application fee Application Form  Financial Information Form  Applications are to be mailed to: The Kosciuszko Foundation 15 E 65th Street New York, NY 10065 Att: Ewa Zadworna Please, write: The Bridges to Poland Scholarship Program on the envelope. Mailed applications must be received by April 15th. You can also submit your application via e-mail and send it to: ezadworna@thekf.org Successful students will be required to submit additional documents as required by the program. For more information, please contact: Ewa Zadworna Project Manager ezadworna@thekf.org(212) 734-2130

The Bridges to Poland scholarship opportunity is part of the Kosciuszko Foundation

Summer Study Abroad Program and was made possible thanks to a special grant from 

the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Poland.