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Scholarships by the Copernicus Foundation
2020 Sponsorship Applications Closed: Thank you for your interest. We are no longer accepting applications for 2020.
This opportunity is funded by the Copernicus Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non profit organization.
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
- Professional Certificate or Degree
For Dedication to Community, Academics and Charity
Please download and complete the form below. Please return the completed application by email to: [email protected]. or mail to Copernicus Foundation, 5216 W. Lawrence Ave, Chicago, IL 60630.
Applications must be postmarked or date stamped (email) by July 15 of the current year.
The application may be downloaded in either PDF format or as a Microsoft Word document.
Please note that 2020 applications are closed.
Download Application (PDF) Download Application (MS Word)
Scholarship Results 2018
The 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