The Harriet Irsay Scholarship Fund awards a scholarship to American students, preferably of Polish Heritage, who wish to continue their education after high school and through college. With an eye toward the future and the distribution of information regarding Polish culture, history and people, the grants are given to students from a variety of majors and academic disciplines. Since the launch of the program, more than $275,000 has been awarded to students from all over the Country.
To be eligible for the Harriet Irsay Scholarship, applicants must: be a US citizen or a permanent resident; and be majoring in eligible fields (Communication, Education, Film, Music, History, International Relations, Journalism, Liberal Arts, Polish Studies, Public Relations, Graduate students in business programs whose thesis is directly related to Poland, or Graduate students in all majors whose thesis is on a Polish subject). Scholarships are awarded on a merit basis to full time undergraduates or graduates who are American citizens or permanent residents, preferably of Polish heritage. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.