The Metchie J. E. Budka Award of The Kosciuszko Foundation

For outstanding scholarly work in Polish Literature, Polish History and Polish-American (United States) Relations.

The Competition for the Award is open both to:

  • Graduate students for work in United States colleges and universities, and
  • Doctoral degree recipients from these Institutions who apply during, or at the close of, the first three years of their postdoctoral scholarly careers.

Fields of Study

  • Polish Literature from the fourteenth century to the year 1956,
  • Polish History. The State, The Nation and The People from 962 to 1956.

Material to be Submitted

  • Two original articles, or comparable material, (see Award Statement) written in English in a form appropriate for publication or published in a refereed scholarly journal or
  • Annotated translations into English from the original Polish of one or more significant works which fall within the designated guidelines.

The Award Statement

The full text of the Award Statement must be consulted for complete details of submission requirements. Potential candidates may request a copy of the full text of the Award Statement by writing to the address below or by clicking here.


Four copies of each complete submission for the year 2011 Award should be sent, with a covering letter to:

The Metchie J. E. Budka Award
The Kosciuszko Foundation
15 East 65th Street
New York, New York, 10065-6595.
Phone: (212) 734-2130 Fax: (212) 628-4552

Closing date for receipt of submission is the third Wednesday in July (July 21, 2016).

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