2021 POLONIA PROJECT SCHOLARSHIP
ABOUT THE SCHOLARSHIP
Each year, one Berks County high school senior is awarded a $1,000 College Scholarship presented by the Polish-American Heritage Association of Berks County
One scholarship each year will be awarded to a Berks County High School Senior whose project is judged by the following criteria:
-Provide evidence that he/she is at least 25% of Polish heritage
-Must provide official high school transcripts with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better
-Complete a personal profile essay which includes accomplishments, activities in and out of school, and future goals, including how you celebrate your Polish heritage
-Submission of a projects in any form based on Polish culture, traditions and/or history. Students are encouraged to explore the Polish heritage and "think outside the box!"
-Project will be judged on content, neatness, accuracy and authenticity
-The application and all required documentation (listed above) will be due at a later date to be determined. Be sure to check back later this year for deadline information.
-Applications for this scholarship are available at Berks County high schools guidance offices, by contacting Ms. Sandy Lubas Hummel at firstname.lastname@example.org, or in the Polish American Cultural Center. Questions regarding the scholarship guidelines may be directed to Ms Hummel at email@example.com or call 610-207-7065.
-Announcement of this award will be made in late Spring, 2021.
2021 Polonia Project Scholarship Winner
Congratulations to Karleigh Patton the 2021 PAHABC Polonia Project Scholarship awardee. Karleigh is a senior at Exeter High School who plans to attend Kutztown University and major in Communication Design. Presenting her with the award is Marilyn Wlazewski, PAHABC President.