Polish National Alliance of Brooklyn, USA, Inc. Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$2,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

January 15, 2021

Friday
Awarded By:

Kosciuszko Foundation, Inc.

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  3. Must be of Polish descent.
  4. Must be an active member of the Polish National Alliance of Brooklyn, USA, Inc., Lodge #1903.
  5. Must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
  6. Must enroll as a full-time student.
  7. Must be enrolled as an undergraduate student during the award year.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This scholarship is available for U.S. undergraduate students of Polish descent who are active members of the Polish National Alliance of Brooklyn, USA, Inc. Students must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Application requirements for the Polish National Alliance of Brooklyn, USA, Inc. Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Personal statement
  • Official Transcript
  • $35 app. fee
  • Photo
  • Proof of Polish descent
Additional Information: Selection is based on the following criteria: academic excellence, the applicant's academic achievements, interests, motivation, interest in Polish subjects, and involvement in the Polish American community. Financial need is taken into consideration. Only one member per immediate family may receive a Polish National Alliance of Brooklyn, USA Scholarship during any given academic year. Scholarship notifications will be made in writing around May 25.

Award Amount: $2,000 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $2,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, January 15, 2021

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, January 15, 2021

Applications are available online from the Kosciuszko Foundation website. In addition to a completed application, each student must submit the following: a $35 non-refundable application fee; a statement of purpose (discussing his/her academic goals, major, and specialization); a passport-size photo; official transcripts for the last three full years of academic work through summer 2018; two letters of academic reference submitted on letterhead and in sealed envelopes; a copy of his/her letter of acceptance to college; and proof of Polish ancestry (using birth certificates, passports, naturalization papers and other official documents to show the line of descent from the ancestor who was born in Poland to the student). If documentation is not available, a letter from a prominent member of the community verifying Polish ancestry will be accepted. (Letters from relatives are not accepted.) Application materials should not be stapled. Application packets will not be accepted via fax. Certain components of the application packet must be uploaded to the online application, and other parts may be mailed/emailed. The student should visit the Kosciuszko Foundation website for more details. The Kosciuszko Foundation cannot confirm receipt of materials by phone. All applications and supporting documents must be received by the deadline date.
Contact: Addy Tymczyszyn
Address: 15 E. 65th St. New York, New York 10021-6595

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