The Year Abroad scholarship is awarded to American students who wish to spend a semester or year abroad at the Center for Polish Language and Culture in the World, Jagiellonian University in Cracow, Poland. Studies focus on Polish language acquisition and Polish history and culture. Undergraduate sophomores, juniors, seniors and graduate students who are US citizens may apply. Scholarship winners receive $900 per semester from the Kosciuszko Foundation. Students also receive a tuition waiver and 1,600 zloty per month from the Polish agency NAWA, National Agency for Academic Exchange. Applicants must submit letters of recommendation, a personal statement, photo, C.V. copy of US passport ID page, official transcripts and a $50 application fee. A report is required at the end of the program. A minimum 3.0 GPA required. This program is restricted to U.S. citizens.

Award Information

Award Amount
$900 - $1,800
Number of Awards
4
Application Deadline
Not reported
Available to Class Level
Juniors, Seniors
Renewability
Not reported

Eligibility Requirements

Minimum GPA Required
0
Ethnicity/Heritage
None specified
Residency
None specified
Gender
None specified
Religious Affiliation
None specified
Location of College
None specified
Area of Study
Foreign Language
Financial Need
Financial need analysis is not required

Scholarship Sponsor

Organization
Scholarship and Grant Officer for Americans
Kosciuszko Foundation
Address
15 East 65th Street
City, State, Zip
New York, NY , 10065
Telephone
(212) 734-2130-412
E-mail
addy@thekf.org
Website
Website

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