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Kosciuszko Foundation Announces
Scholarship For Undergraduate Students
Majoring In Natural Sciences

The Kosciuszko Foundation, an American Center of Polish Culture, is pleased to announce a new scholarship for Polish American students who show exceptional promise in the natural sciences. Applications are currently being accepted for The Drs. James and Wanda Trefil Scholarship. The first scholarship in the amount of $5,000 will be awarded towards the 2016/2017 academic year.

Eligible applicants are United States citizens of Polish descent and Polish citizens who have legal permanent residency status in the United States and who evidence exceptional talent in the natural sciences. Qualified applicants will have a minimum GPA of 3.5 or higher. The scholarship is offered towards undergraduate freshman, sophomore, junior or senior year of studies.

For more information on eligibility, selection criteria and a list of supporting materials please refer to   Candidates may apply on-line by clicking on the Drs. James and Wanda Trefil Scholarship. Applications are accepted through March 1st, 2016. Scholarship decisions will be made in late May. Kosciuszko Foundation scholarships are awarded for full-time studies only. All Kosciuszko Foundation scholarships and grants are awarded on a competitive basis.

The Kosciuszko Foundation is a 501 c (3) not-for-profit organization whose mission focuses on educational exchange between Poland and the United States. Each year the Foundation awards grants and fellowships to Polish citizens to conduct research in the US and supports higher education of Americans of Polish descent via Tuition Scholarships at the graduate level studies in the US. In addition, funds are available to non-heritage applicants who are majoring in Polish subject areas.

For more information, call (212) 734-2130.

Submitted by
Addy Tymczyszyn