Annual awards for Amsterdam, New York, Chicopee, Massachussetts, or New Hampshire residents who are graduate students of Polish descent enrolled full-time a postsecondary institution. Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be U.S. citizens/permanent residents, and demonstrate academic excellence, academic achievement, interest in Polish subjects or involvement in the Polish American community. Consideration given to financial need. Number of awards may vary. A $35 non-refundable application fee, a personal statement, proof of Polish ancestry, and two passport photos must be included with application packet.