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May 18, 2024

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Scholarships Available To Study
At The Jagiellonian University
This Summer

The Kosciuszko Foundation in NYC and its Chapters in Chicago, New England, Ohio, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Texas, Washington, DC, and Western New York are currently accepting applications for Tomaszkiewicz-Florio Scholarships to study in Poland this summer.  Several scholarships are available for Polish language and culture classes at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow.  The scholarship covers program fees\of the three-week programs, Session C and D.  Programs begin on July 3rd and July 24th, respectively.

Scholarships are open to Americans of Polish descent and US legal residents of Polish descent who will be high school graduates and at least 18 by the first day of the program.  Undergraduate freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors are eligible and may apply.  A  minimum GPA of 3.0 is required. Candidates must submit an application, financial information form, 2 letters of recommendation, transcripts and an essay/personal statement discussing why they wish to attend the program. Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis.  The deadline to apply is April 10, 2019.

Programs include Polish language classes in the morning, culture and history classes in the afternoon, and workshops and cultural events in the evening.  Also included are local sightseeing and trips on weekends. Students are responsible for application fees, single room fees, medical insurance, airfare, and out-of-pocket expenses.

For additional details regarding eligibility, how to apply for a scholarship, and course descriptions please