Polish Studies

Polish studies, or Polonistics (Polish: filologia polska, or polonistyka) is the field of humanities that researches, documents and disseminates the Polish language and Polish literature in both historic and present-day forms.

In the United States, students taking Polish studies majors focus on the nation, current and historical inhabitants of Polish lands, both current and historical, and instruction includes a wide range of and humanities, such as culture, politics, and economics.

Academic activities in Polish Studies include conferences, workshops, and book publications by scholars who work and teach on Polish history, culture, art, and politics. The Polish Studies Association is part of the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies and facilitates "the exchange of academic information regarding Polish history, culture, arts, politics, economics, and contemporary affairs, and seeks to enhance contacts between Polish and Western Affairs."

The Departments of Polish Studies exist in all major universities across Poland, and in many academic institutions across the world. They offer students a range of academic programmes with Bachelor and Masters' degrees in the field.

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Scholarships for Polish Studies Majors

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CIA Undergraduate Scholarship Program

Central Intelligence Agency

Up to $42,230 July 18, 2021 See Details
 

CIA Undergraduate Scholarship Program

Central Intelligence Agency

award

Up to $42,230

deadline

July 18, 2021
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Humanities & Social Sciences Tiger Athletic Foundation Scholarship

Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, College of Arts and Science

$1,000 Varies See Details
 

Humanities & Social Sciences Tiger Athletic Foundation Scholarship

Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, College of Arts and Science

award

$1,000

deadline

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Catherine F. Vuozzo Scholarship

University of Maryland, College Park - College of Arts and Humanities

$1,000 Varies See Details
 

Catherine F. Vuozzo Scholarship

University of Maryland, College Park - College of Arts and Humanities

award

$1,000

deadline

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Broward Leadership Scholarship

Nova Southeastern University

$1,000 Varies See Details
 

Broward Leadership Scholarship

Nova Southeastern University

award

$1,000

deadline

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AEL Collegiate Essay Contest

Americanism Educational Leaders

Up to $2,500 June 30, 2021 See Details
 

AEL Collegiate Essay Contest

Americanism Educational Leaders

award

Up to $2,500

deadline

June 30, 2021
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Karl and Sue Roider Undergraduate Scholarship

Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, College of Arts and Science

$500 Varies See Details
 

Karl and Sue Roider Undergraduate Scholarship

Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, College of Arts and Science

award

$500

deadline

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Herbert Huey McElveen Scholarship

Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, College of Arts and Science

$500 Varies See Details
 

Herbert Huey McElveen Scholarship

Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, College of Arts and Science

award

$500

deadline

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Harvey Jay and Betty Adele Jacobs Schwartzberg Fellowship

Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, College of Arts and Science

$500 Varies See Details
 

Harvey Jay and Betty Adele Jacobs Schwartzberg Fellowship

Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, College of Arts and Science

award

$500

deadline

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Barbara Sims Newsletter Scholarship

Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, College of Arts and Science

$500 Varies See Details
 

Barbara Sims Newsletter Scholarship

Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, College of Arts and Science

award

$500

deadline

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Lee and Byun International Relations and Cultural Awareness Scholarship

Lint Center for National Security Studies, Inc.

$500 July 31, 2021 See Details
 

Lee and Byun International Relations and Cultural Awareness Scholarship

Lint Center for National Security Studies, Inc.

award

$500

deadline

July 31, 2021
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