Kosciuszko Foundation Inc.
15 East 65th Street, New York, NY 10065
Polish American Club of North Jersey Application for
academic year Fall 2021/Spring 2022
F. Attach Proof of Polish Heritage. Use birth certificates, passports, naturalization papers, marriage certificates, ship manifests and other official documents to trace your lineage to the ancestor who was born in Poland. It is recommended that you choose the ancestral line which is easiest to document. One line of descent is needed to prove Polish descent.
For example: if your maternal grandmother was born in Poland, submit a copy of your birth certificate and your mother's birth certificate. Birth certificates usually include the name, date and place of birth of an individual as well as information about his/her parents including their names and places of birth. These documents together illustrate your ancestral lineage to the person who was born in Poland. Arrange your documents chronologically and scan them to one file. Save your file as, PAC22-Last Name-First Name-Heritage". Upload below.
G. Attach a photo of yourself, which is suitable for publication in Kosciuszko Foundation's Newsletter. The passport sytle photo (headshot) is suggested. Save the file as, PAC22-Last Name-First Name-Photo and upload below.
By checking the box below, I certify that the information supplied in this application is true and correct to the best of my knowledge. I authorize the KF Scholarship Committee and administrative staff to process, review and discuss my application materials.
By checking the box below, I confirm that I have ordered official transcripts (3 years) to be sent to the KF. Official transcripts must be mailed by your school directly to : Grants Department, The Kosciuszko Foundation, 15 East 65th Street, New York, NY 10065.
Electronic transcripts are accepted and are considered official if delivered securely through an organization authorized by your university and e-mailed directly to the Foundation. The Foundation accepts electronic transcripts from Transcript Network by Credentials Solutions, LLC; Transcript Services at Parchment; Credentials eScrip-Safe and from the National Student Clearinghouse.
By checking the box below, I confirm that I have requested letters of recommendation from the persons listed above. I have provided my professors with the proper e-mail and mailing addresses, Addy@thekf.org and Grants Department, The Kosciuszko Foundation, 15 East 65th Street, New York, NY 10065.