For high school students in grade 11
Deadline for submitting applications: January 9, 2017
The U.S. Embassy in Sofia, Bulgaria and the Bulgarian-American Commission for Educational Exchange are pleased to announce the 2017 competition for the Opportunity Funds-Bulgaria Grants for high school students in grade 11.
The Opportunity Funds-Bulgaria Program is funded by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs,and the U.S. Embassy in Bulgaria, and supported by the services of the EducationUSA Advising Center at the Bulgarian-American Fulbright Commission.
This program is one of the most prestigious U.S. government-funded exchange programs and is designed to support talented international students who need financial help to take their first steps toward study in the United States at an accredited institution of higher learning. The program promotes the Department’s objectives of broadening outreach to youth and underserved audiences, advancing mutual understanding, and supporting social inclusion.