PACCF Scholarship Opportunity

The Polish American Congress Charitable Foundation is formally announcing that it is accepting applications for the Richard Gorecki Scholarship for this year. The amount of scholarships will be between $500 and $1,000, as determined by the Scholarship Committee.

To be eligible, the applicant must be a citizen of the United States of America and of Polish ancestry.

Applicant must be a full-time student enrolled as a sophomore, junior, senior or post-graduate in an accredited undergraduate or graduate program at a college or university, with a minimum GPA of 3.0 out of 4.0.

Applicant must be a member of their local Polish American Congress Division, or if none in their area, then a member through the National PAC.

Application process is as follows:

1. Completion of a PACCF Scholarship application.

2. Submit a resume, including: a. Name and relationship to you of the nearest family member(s) from whom you ascribe your Polish ancestry; b. Description of your academic and career goals

3. Submit an original certificate of your most recent transcript, including an original certified copy of your GPA.

4. Submit a description of your personal involvement in the community.

Applications can be obtained at, by emailing, or by calling 773-763-9942. Deadline to apply is April 15, 2014.