The Polish American Cultural Institute of Minnesota (PACIM) established an endowment fund honoring one of its founding members, Chester Rog. The fund grants stipends up to $2,000 per year to individuals and/or groups who seek further professional growth in the study of Polish language, art and culture both locally and abroad, and who are committed to use what they have achieved to benefit the cause of Polish heritage in Minnesota or Wisconsin. Applicants must demonstrate their involvement in the Polish American community.
Applicants must be of Polish descent and must submit application by the due date. Applicants must submit a short biographical statement, including a brief description of your Polish heritage/descent and demonstrate their involvement in the Polish American community. Applicants must submit two letters of recommendation. Successful applicants are expected to volunteer at one PACIM event.