Polish Heritage Society offers scholarships

Eighth-graders of Polish descent in Omaha-area Catholic schools who plan to attend a Catholic high school can compete for one of up to three $1,000 high school scholarships from the Polish Heritage Society of Nebraska.

To win a St. John Paul II Scholarship, students must write an essay about a Polish-American ancestor and the impact that person had on the student.

Deadline is April 15. Winners will be announced May 7.

An application form and instructions can be requested by email, with "scholarship" in the subject line, at

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