The Friends of Polish Art Is Accepting Scholarship Applications for 2015

The Friends of Polish Art announce that applications are now being accepted for the 2015 Frank Filipek and the Lillian & Chester Mitchell Fine Arts Scholarship beginning January 15 until April 1, 2015.

Through the generosity of the late Frank Filipek of Battle Creek, five $1,500 scholarships are available for academic studies in such areas including but not limited to: law, medicine, architecture, engineering, sciences and the liberal arts.

This year, two $1,500 awards for the Lillian & Chester Mitchell Fine Arts Scholarship are available for students pursuing studies in painting, sculpture, music, drama, theatre, dance and other forms of creative expressions as well as history, literature, religion, philosophy and Polish Studies.

All applications and required documentation must be postmarked no later than March 25, 2015 and received no later than April 1, 2015. Previous recipients as well as non-Michigan residents are not eligible. Applicants must be of Polish Ancestry. Notifications of awards will occur on or before May 1, 2015.  Awards will be made payable to the individual and the institutions where recipient is enrolled. All scholarships will be presented at the Friends of Polish Art General Meeting scheduled for May 15, 2015. In the event that submissions do not qualify, or are unacceptable, the Friends of Polish Art Scholarship Committee reserves the right to not award a scholarship. For further information as to eligibility, and application, or membership in the Friends of Polish Art, please see: