The Marie Sklodowska Curie Professional Women’s Association is announcing another essay contest for the students of Polish Supplementary Schools in the New York, and New Jersey, website and Connecticut Area. This year the subject of the essay is The Baptism of Poland – Chrzest Polski 966, health with an emphasis on the role of the wife of Mieszko I, Dobrawa of Bohemia.  The winning essays will be rewarded at an event on Thursday, June 17th at the Princess Manor in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.


1st Prize – $500
2nd Prize – $300
3rd Prize – $200

Age requirement – thirteen to sixteen year olds

Length – five to six typewritten pages, double spaced


  1. ? the essay should be written using proper spelling, grammar and essay structure
  2. ? information must be accurate
  3. ? research must be evident
  4. ? footnotes should be properly used when necessary
  5. ? creativity is a requirement
  6. ? essay must be in the student’s own words

Deadline – essays must be received by May 20th, 2016

Please fill out the attached application and along with the essay mail to:

Maria Sklodowska Curie Professional Women’s Association
P. O. Box 190348
Brooklyn, NY, 11219


Please mark the envelope “Essay Contest”

Marie Sklodowska Curie Essay Contest 2016 Application