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The Kosciuszko Foundation (Poland—MA and Research)

Tuition Scholarship Program - Kosciuszko Foundation Tuition Scholarships support American students of Polish descent for full-time graduate studies in the United States, the one-year Master's program at the Center for European Studies, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, and English Schools of Medicine in Poland. Funding for any major. Scholarships range from $1,000 to $7,000.

Only United States citizens and permanent residents of Polish descent who are beginning or continuing graduate studies are eligible. This is for full-time studies only. United States citizens of non-Polish descent are considered when their studies are primarily focused on Polish studies. The deadline are usually in January; notifications are in May.

  • Graduate Study and Research in Poland Scholarship - This scholarship supports graduate level research at universities in Poland by American graduate students and university faculty members with funding from the Polish Ministry of Education and Sports and the Kosciuszko Foundation. Research projects may be conducted from October through June at Polish universities and institutions which fall under the jurisdiction of the Polish Ministry of Education and Sports. The scholarship provides a stipend for dormitory housing and living expenses . Transportation to and from Poland is not included. This scholarship does not include tuition to attend classes at Polish universities. US citizens and Polish citizens with permanent residency status in the US who are graduate level students and who possess proficiency in the Polish language are eligible. Applications forms are available from October through December 30th; they are usually due in mid-January.
  • Summer Studies Abroad - Kosciuszko Foundation Summer Study Abroad programs are open to: high school graduates who will be 18 years old by the first day of their chosen program, undergraduate and graduate students; and adults who have an interest in studying Polish. Previous knowledge of the Polish language is not required.  Applications are in the Spring. 

Visit the Kosciuszko Foundation website for more information on all of these funding opportunities.

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