For the past 59 years, the Polish Women's Civic Club has raised and given over half a million dollars in scholarships to deserving, qualified college students of Polish descent attending Chicago area colleges, universities and professional schools.
The award amount is variable and renewable; applicants who have previously received a PWCC scholarship may reapply each year.
a U.S. citizen with at least one parent of Polish descent
an Illinois resident
enrolled and attending a Chicago campus of an accredited college or university for the academic year
a full-time student with sophomore or above standing
in need of financial assistance