This scholarship from the American University of Bulgaria, allows applicants to share how they are creating a social impact. With this scholarship the Bulgarian Social Impact Scholarship, students must show incredible potential leadership skills.
Students that are attending the American University of Bulgaria will find these available programs to pursue if they are able to receive an invitation to apply or if their admissions are accepted:
- Foundations of Computing
- Software Development
- European Studies
- History and Civilization
- Information Systems
- Data Science
- Journalism and Mass Communication
- Political Science and International Relations
- Fine Arts
- Film and Theater Studies
- Public Policy
- Modern Languages and Cultures
This is not a complete list of all of the available programs to take in Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Ph.D. studies.
There are multiple scholarships available at the American University of Bulgaria for students to look through to see if they fit the eligibility requirements completely. Student should always check out the FAQ’s on the original university website.
- For this scholarship students will need to present a 3.5-grade point average out of 4.0.
- This scholarship is only available to first-year students.
- In order to be eligible, projects should have been implemented in Bulgaria and should have impacted positively the Bulgarian society, community group(s) or citizens permanently residing in Bulgaria.
- Students will have to use the same application eligibility requirements for admission since students have to be admitted to the American University of Bulgarian first before applying for this scholarship.
- There is an online application form for admissions.
- For admissions students will need to have an essay, letters of recommendations, transcript, proof of English proficiency, CV, portfolio, admissions interview, SAT and ACT scores are required, and application for financial aid. The financials aid does depend on the students income amount.
Base requirements for students to send in these items to complete the application process:
- A video or presentation telling the student’s story about their social impact
- An essay
- Show proof and have valid reviews from the individuals who are being affected in a positive way by the social impact that is helping them.
How to Apply
There is only one full scholarship available so this is considered a competitive scholarship in Bulgaria. Eligible individuals will need to show that they are taking a 4-year course to be able to be eligible for this scholarship opportunity.
Reward – Extra Benefits
The full reward of this scholarship is for students to receive a full covered tuition coverage option. This allows students to not pay out of pocket or with a student loan. The university will cover the complete cost of this 4-year education.
This scholarship has the power to help change a students life.
A student visa is only needed if the student is from a different country other than Bulgaria. This way the student will need to present credible and correct information to send to the Embassy of Bulgaria. Students will need to have their student visa before they arrive in the country.
Deadline Time Line
Scholarship recipients will be required to maintain CGPA of a minimum 3.50 on a scale of 4.00 during their entire course of study at AUBG to retain the scholarship and will be encouraged to demonstrate continued social engagement via extracurricular activities.
The official deadline date is the same as the deadline for the application date.
Early admission has the deadline date of March 1, 2024. Since the 2023 year has already selected a new batch of freshmen students, students will have to watch for the 2024 school year.
Open Submission Window Time Frame
The open submission window time frame is the same as the open window as the application. The open window is from January 1 – March 1, 2024. There is a potential date for an extended open window that students can apply for. However, this date needs to be inquired about until the university through the contact information section that is located on this article.
Annual or Renewable Scholarship Options
This is an annual scholarship that lasts for the given time frame or how long the research project needs to be conducted. This is not a renewable scholarship research option. There may be option to receive a higher funding percentage depending on the student financial or low income background and current state of living.
All applicants should consult the contact webpage that is in the contact section of this page if a question has not been answered. Beforehand check the university’s FAQs page to see if anything can be answered right away.
Anyone can sign up to receive a university website newsletter to stay updated on the latest information.
We also suggest that all applicants read through the information guideline page that is available through the original scholarship link. This way, the individual can navigate the website correctly and identify the real scholarship online application. So far there has been no mention of any delays for this opportunity or any cancellations.