Scholarship Fund

Polish-American Advocates Scholarship Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization, offers scholarships for the Law Students of Polish descent who demonstrated affinity in need of financial aid. You may request more information via email or by contacting Regina Rathnau at (312) 659-2953 or, Ann Melichar at or Kevin Ochalla at


1. Full/part-time student enrolled in law school at a fully accredited college/university in the U.S.
2. U.S. citizen or documented legal alien.
3. Good academic standing and documented financial need
4. Student must be of Polish descent or demonstrated affinity and a Chicago Metropolitan area resident for at least four years
5. Student must be able to attend a scheduled interview in summer and the Advocates Society
6. From time to time, there may be other requirements that must be met in order to qualify for the various benefits through this program.

Also, donations to the Scholarship Fund are welcomed and accepted via check through the mail at the following addresses: Polish-American Advocates Scholarship Foundation, 5214 W. Lawrence, Chicago, IL 60630.