The Fund was established in 2008 by friends and family of a tragically deceased lawyer, Iwona Winiarska-Feleszko with an aim to help young people from small towns and low-income families who enroll at Warsaw-based state universities. It is supported by donations from individuals and 1% personal income tax designations.
The Fund offers one year scholarships for 1st year students in the amount of PLN 700, for 2nd year students in the amount of PLN 600, as well as assistance with settling in Warsaw ( finding an apartment, a traineeship, part-time work, etc).
Since 2008, the Jury of the Fund has awarded 45 scholarships totaling PLN 270 800.
Note: Individuals who would like to make donations to the Fund are requested to make payments to the Batory Foundation account: 74 1030 1016 0000 0000 6145 0029 or donate online with the transfer title: Iwona Winiarska-Feleszko Fund.