The Museum of Polish History or Polish History Museum is a museum and national cultural institute in Poland. The purpose of the museum is to present the most important events in Polish history, with a particular emphasis on Poland traditions of freedom. The idea to create a Museum of the History of Polish Jews emerged at the Association of the Jewish Historical Institute. The Polish History Museum is a state institution of culture involved in activities promoting open science and in broadening the availability of works supported by public funding.
The Polish History Museum funded endowed by the Polish History Museum is charged with supporting academic research on the history of Poland as well as activities propagating Polish History abroad. The scholarship is addressed to foreigners who study or wish to study Polish History.
The scholarships will be awarded to the winners of competition for the best project, either educational, research or promotional in nature. The museum may also support the publication of works that result from materials gathered over the course of the scholarship. There is no limit to the number of times one may apply for the scholarship.
Scholarships are awarded for a period of 1-3 months. The amount of the grant is $1,200 monthly. The scholarship holder is responsible for travel and accommodation expenses.