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Rowny Paderewski Scholarship – Full Scholarship Available for a Polish Citizen / Summer 2018 Institutes in Washington, DC

Summer 2018 Institutes in Washington, DC
Rowny Paderewski Scholarship – Full Scholarship Available for a Polish Citizen
Application Deadline – January 22, 2018

The Fund for American Studies has a full scholarship available for one Polish student to attend one of the five summer institutes offered in Washington, DC this summer.

Washington, DC Programs
Each of the five Institutes in Washington enable students to get a firsthand look at the American system of government by living, learning and interning in Washington for the summer.

The following Institutes will be held from June 2 – July 27, 2018:

·         Engalitcheff Institute on Comparative Political and Economic Systems (ICPES): For students interested in economics, politics and government

·         Institute on Economics and International Affairs (IEIA): For students interested in international affairs and economics

·         Institute on Political Journalism (IPJ):  For students interested in journalism or communications

·         Institute on Business and Government Affairs (IBGA):  For students interested in how business influences government and the political process

·         Institute on Philanthropy and Voluntary Service (IPVS):  For students interested in nongovernmental organizations or civil society

Students live in the heart of Washington, DC, earn credit from George Mason University, and hold internships for approximately 30 hours per week.  Experts in journalism, business, public policy, international affairs and the nonprofit sector engage students in weekly dialogues held both on campus and at locations such as the World Bank and Capitol Hill.

Scholarship and Application Information
One full scholarship is available to a Polish citizen through a scholarship named in honor of Ignacy Jan Paderewski and General Edward Rowny. The Rowny Paderewski Scholarship covers full tuition, housing and health insurance premium expenses, $800 toward travel to the U.S., $200 per week in a living-expense stipend, and other funds toward personal expenses.

All students must complete the online application available at Please click here for more details: The application deadline for Polish students is January 22, 2018.

Questions regarding the programs or the application process may be directed to Mallie Woodfin, Recruitment and Admissions Manager, at or 202-986-0384.

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