Polish Heritage Association of Michigan City 2020 Essay Competition

Polish Heritage Association of Michigan City 2020 Essay Competition
By: Polish Heritage Committee Last Updated: May 17, 2020

This year's theme is "The Polish-Soviet War and the 'Miracle on the Vistula.'" (The "Blue Army" was part of the successful effort of Polish-Americans to help restore Polish independence during and after the First World War.)

The essay competition seeks to raise awareness about Poland, Poles, and Polish-Americans among local high school and college students.

Applicants are eligible for 1st Place ($1,000), 2nd Place ($500), or 3rd Place ($250) awards.

Competition is open to any high school or college student legally residing in Northwest Indiana (the counties of Lake, Porter, LaPorte, Starke, and St. Joseph). Applicants do not need to be of Polish ancestry.

The deadline for entries is July 15th, 2020.

To obtain complete information on the essay competition and an application form, please contact Prof. Janusz Duzinkiewicz at jduzinkiewicz@pnw.edu.