Since 2005, Casimir Pulaski Foundation (CPF) – a leading Polish think-thank, that specializes in foreign policy and international security has been collaborating with the European Academy of Diplomacy as the founder of the Casimir Pulaski Scholarships. Since 2005 the CFP has awarded more than 80 full scholarships to the best candidates for the Academy of Young Diplomats. In 2019, the Foundation shall award up to 9 full or partial scholarships to best candidates for the 16th edition of the Academy of Young Diplomats. The final decisions will be made by the Board of the Foundation. Decisions will be need-based with the intention of offering scholarships to as many applicants as possible. Please be advised that the scholarship does not cover the costs of accommodation and transportation during the Program.

The Academy of Young Diplomats (AYD) is an annual diplomatic program for emerging global leaders, preparing future diplomats, civil servants and social entrepreneurs for international careers in a spirit of responsibility for the surrounding world. Addressed to senior students, graduates and young professionals, the pthe program offers 140-hours of hands-on diplomatic training, a special workshop session and embassy study visits.
Since 2004 over 3000 participants from 60 countries have graduated from the Academy of Young Diplomats. AYD Alumni found work in the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of their respective countries, while others are employed in European institutions, international organizations, public administration, and business.

Detailed information about the program can be found here.

Please make sure you meet the criteria listed in Participant Profile and Admission Requirements section of the AYD website.

Please note that the scholarships are merit-based only. Applications are reviewed without distinction on grounds of age, race, nationality, political, philosophical or religious conviction, sex or sexual orientation and regardless of disabilities, marital status, family or financial situation.

The applications are accepted until June 7, 2019.
Applications sent after the deadline will not be considered. Information about the results will be announced in the second half of June 2019.

To apply for the Casimir Pulaski Foundation Scholarship please fill the application form available HERE.

The Casimir Pulaski Foundation is an independent, non-partisan think-tank specializing in foreign policy and international security. The Pulaski Foundation provides analyses that describe and explain international developments, identify trends in international environment, and contain possible recommendations and solutions for government decision makers and private sector managers to implement.

The Foundation concentrates its research on two subjects: transatlantic relations and Russia and the post-Soviet sphere. It focuses primarily on security, both in traditional and non-military dimensions, as well as political changes and economic trends that may have consequences for Poland and the European Union. The Casimir Pulaski Foundation is composed of over 60 experts from various fields. It publishes the Pulaski Policy Papers, the Pulaski Report, and the Pulaski Commentaries. The Foundation experts cooperate with media on a regular basis.

Once a year, the Casimir Pulaski Foundation gives the Knight of Freedom Award to an outstanding person who has promoted the values represented by General Casimir Pulaski: freedom, justice, and democracy. Prizewinners include: Professor Władysław Bartoszewski, Professor Norman Davies, Alaksandar Milinkiewicz, President Lech Wałęsa, President Aleksander Kwaśniewski, President Valdas Adamkus, Bernard Kouchner, and Richard Lugar, President Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga, President Mikheil Saakashvili, Radek Sikorski i Carl Bildt and President Toomas Hendrik Ilves.

One of the leading projects in the field of international security is the annual Warsaw Security Forum, organized in partnership with the Polish and foreign partners and institutions, which is bringing together policymakers from European Union and NATO countries to discuss major security challenges.

The Casimir Pulaski Foundation has a partnership status with the Council of Europe.

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