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KF Grant And
Fellowship Program
Apply Now… Deadline Oct. 15th


Every year the Kosciuszko Foundation awards a number of Fellowships/Grants to Poles for advanced study, research, and/or teaching at universities and other institutions of higher learning in the United States.

The Foundation provides a cost-of-living stipend, which includes transatlantic travel, housing allowance, health and accident insurance coverage, and (when warranted) domestic travel.

There are no restrictions to fields of study/research.

Fellowship awards generally range from $7,650 to $25,500 (for Teaching Fellowships) depending on award category and duration of stay.

Most candidates can expect a stay of up 3 to 5 months.

Applications are being accepted from July 3, 2017 through October 15, 2017.



1. Only Polish citizens permanently residing in Poland are eligible.
2. This program is NOT for Poles residing outside of Poland, or those residing temporarily outside of Poland, whether or not engaged in research/study.
3. Dual citizens (the United States and Poland) as well as individuals holding the United States permanent residency status (green card) are not eligible. There are no exceptions to this requirement.
4. Applicants must hold an M.A. or M.S. degree prior to the commencement date of the award.
5. Current academic affiliation is required in all cases and must be documented with a certificate from an institution of academic employment/study.


Online Application has to include:

• A well-defined typewritten proposal (at most 500 words) for conducting work in the United States with specific study/research plans.
• A current invitation from a US educational institution where the applicant plans to conduct research/studies.
• A detailed curriculum vitae, including a list of important and recent publications of which the applicant is the principal author.
• 3 letters of reference (at least one must be from outside of your academic affiliation) must be received by the Kosciuszko Foundation before October 15, 2017.
•Literary writers, journalists, and critics must support their research proposal with significant samples of their work.
•Visual artists are required to submit (together with their applications) catalogs, photographs, slides, or videos of their work. 

All the information and application online form for 2018-2019 are posted at

Deadline for applications: October 15, 2017, midnight – EST time zone. 

If you have any questions please e-mail Urszula Urban at or call (212) 734-2130 ext. 210