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 www.paccf.org, by emailing email@example.com, or by calling 773-763-9942. Deadline to apply is April 15, 2014.