Welcome to the Miss Polonia Application Page! 



Requirements for Miss Polonia: 

  • A young lady of Polish descent between the ages of 16 to 21.
  • Must be a upstanding resident of Staten Island. 
  • Single, never married with no children.
  • Submit a completed application with a headshot and short bio no later than April 4th, 2020.

Each contestant must be accompanied by a parent at the annual Marshall Ball, where the new Miss Polonia will be chosen. They will also need to be in attendance at the Grand Marshall Ball at the Marriot Marquis in Times Square. The selected Miss Polonia will need to participate in Committee events throughout the year, and will then represent Staten Island at the Pulaski Day Parade alongside the other contestants. 

Once you submit the application below, there are two additional items that must be submitted in order for your application to be complete: 

  • Headshot of the contestant: This will be printed and distributed in our Marshall Ball journal. No selfies, blurry photos, or group photos please!
  • A short statement of around 200-300 words describing the contestant and their accomplishments and interests.

All materials must be sent to monika.nski@gmail.com or to mstwilk@bu.edu. We will begin accepting applications starting on January 12th. Applications are due April 4th, 2020. 


If you have any additional questions, please contact: 

Monika Niebrzydowski: (917)-207-4872; monika.nski@gmail.com

Magdalena Strzeciwilk: (718)-501-3039; mstwilk@bu.edu

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    Choose one of the following essay prompts:
    1. In 500 words or less, describe how your family background and Polish culture affects the way you perceive the world?
    2. In 500 words or less, describe how you incorporate aspects of your Polish culture into your life here in the United States.
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