Grants for Bulgarian Citizens

Visiting Scholar Grants in the U.S.

The Bulgarian Fulbright Commission offers grants to Bulgarian scholars and professionals for research and lecturing in the United States. Grants last up to 5 months and are awarded in all fields, except clinical medicine and dentistry, through open competition supervised by binational selection committees.

Fulbright Graduate Study Grants

The Bulgarian Fulbright Commission offers grants to Bulgarian citizens for graduate study in the United States. 6-8 grants for Master’s and Doctoral degree programs are awarded annually in open competition supervised by binational selection committees.

Non-Degree Research Programs for Doctoral Students

The Bulgarian Fulbright Commission offers grants to doctoral students for non-degree research programs.

1 or 2 grants for six-month research in a U.S. academic institution are awarded annually in open competition supervised by binational selection committees.

Research Scholarship for the Study of Civil Society

The Fulbright Commission offers a 3-5 month research scholarship for leaders and representatives of Bulgarian NGOs working for the development of civil society. 1 or 2 grants are awarded annually in open competition supervised by binational selection committees.

Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowships

The Hubert H. Humphrey Program provides mid-career professionals in the private and public sector with an opportunity for a 10-month non-degree academic and professional training in areas of public policy, sustainable development, journalism, law and human rights, economic development, educational training, health policy, agricultural development, etc.

Fulbright-Schuman Program

The program is jointly financed by the U.S. State Department and the Directorate-General for Education and Culture of the European Commission. The program funds graduate and post-graduate study, research, and lecture proposals in the field of US-EU relations, EU policy, or EU institutions for interested American and EU citizens.