Scholarships by the Copernicus Foundation

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The Copernicus Foundation is proud to provide scholarships to college, university, or trade school students of Polish descent. Fulfilling its mission of supporting Polish Culture and Chicago’s Polish community we invite students to submit applications via the forms below.

Scholarships will be awarded based upon scholastic achievement in the areas of:

  • Performing Arts,
  • Cultural education,
  • Business,
  • Sciences and
  • Professional Certificate or Degree.

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Please download & complete the form below.  Return the completed application by mail or Email to:

[email protected]     OR   Copernicus Foundation, 5216 W Lawrence Ave, Chicago, IL 60630 

Applications must be postmarked or date stamped (email) by July 15th of the current year.

The application may be downloaded in either PDF format or as a Microsoft Word document.

Download Application – PDF ~ ~ ~ Download Application – MS WORD




Scholarship Results 2018:

Scholarships, scholarship, polish, polish culture, Copernicus Foundation, academic scholarships, need scholarships, polish scholarships, chicago, performing arts scholarshipsThe Copernicus Foundation awarded $12,000 to Scholarship recipients at the Taste of Polonia Festival.

CONGRATULATIONS to the very deserving winners who are all on Dean’s Lists or in the Honor Society:

  • Jessica Cislak 4.8 Soph Micro Biology
  • Wiktoria Dygon 3.89 Junior Health System Management
  • Veronica Materna 4.0 Junior International Studies – Pre Law
  • Emilia Wojciak 3.46 Soph. Phychology and Spanish
  • Rafal Wojcik 3.84GPA Soph. Assc. Of Science
  • Dominika Wojtowicz 3.82 Soph Data Science