$26,000 IN SCHOLARSHIPS TO BE AWARDED IN 2020

The Board of Directors of the Polish-American Board of Education of Berks County (PABEBC), Pennsylvania, are pleased to announce a total of $26,000 in scholarships to be awarded in 2020, as follows:

  • Walter Bialas Scholarship – $ 6,000
  • Mary Oziemkiewicz Scholarship –  $ 5,000
  • Walter Bialas Scholarship –  $ 4,000
  • PABEBC Scholarship –  $ 2,000
  • Jess Cwiklinski Scholarship –  $ 2,000
  • Stella M. Hendel Scholarship –  $ 2,000
  • Stanley B. Lewandowski Scholarship –  $ 1,000
  • Dr. Edmund F. Gallman Jr. Scholarship –  $ 1,000
  • Polish-American Political Association Scholarship –  $ 1,000
  • Leon and Stella Zerkowski Scholarship –  $ 1,000
  • Polish-American Heritage Association of Berks County  – $ 1,000 *this scholarship is sponsored by and paid for by the Polish American Heritage Association of Berks County (see below)

Scholarship application forms and guidelines will be available in the office of the Guidance Counselor in all Berks County high schools and in the Polish-American Cultural Center in the Goggleworks, 201 Washington Street, Reading PA  19601 beginning Monday, January 6, 2020.  Guidelines and application forms may also be downloaded from this website.  Completed application forms are due no later than Saturday, March 28, 2020, to our Scholarship Secretary, Mr. Ronald Savitski, 159 Texter Mountain Road, Wernersville PA  19565-9442.  Questions may be directed to Mr. Savitski by phone at 610-693-9792, or email rsavitski@msn.com.

Additionally, we are pleased to announce that the Polish-American Heritage Association of Berks County will again partner with PABEBC and award a $1,000 scholarship to a Berks County high school senior of Polish-American descent. For this scholarship, students are asked to submit a project on Polish history, culture and/or traditions. Students are encouraged to explore their Polish heritage and “think outside the box.” More information regarding this scholarship can be found at:

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