Research Scholarship for the Study of Civil Society

 

Research activities for representatives of NGOs

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For members of non-profit organizations

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Elite universities and science institutes in the USA

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3-5-month stay

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Official invitation from an American organisation

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Application deadline: December

Eligibility Requirements

Citizenship, degree, language competence

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  • Applicants must have Bulgarian citizenship. Green card holders and persons with dual (Bulgarian and US) citizenship are ineligible.
  • Applicants must hold at least a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Applicants must show proficiency in English, appropriate to the proposed research project.
  • Applicants must be in good health.

All candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, or sex.

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Checklist

Application form, recommendations, diplomas 

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  1. Application form (please use the standard web-based Fulbright Visiting Scholar application at https://apply.iie.org/fvsp2022/);
  2. Three letters of reference (can be submitted online or sent directly to the Fulbright Commission office);
  3. Letter of invitation from a prospective host institution (scanned and attached to the online application);
  4. Copies of original academic transcript and degree certificate from each university or post-secondary institution (scanned and attached to the online application).

More details

All items should be translated into English.

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All supplementary documents should be submitted as scanned attachments in the online application form. Only reference letters that are not submitted electronically can be mailed to the Commission.

The Fulbright Commission will advise applicants to submit a medical history and examination report if and when necessary.

Prospective Fulbright participants should be aware that public health conditions, availability of consular services and travel, as well as U.S. institutional operating status and policies may affect their ability to travel to the U.S. and participate in academic programs.

Interviews of eligible candidates are conducted in person. Date and time are fixed.

Application deadline: December 

Why should you apply

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Experience at a top university in the USA

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Contact with the most prominent specialists in your area of expertise

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Cultural exchange in a new environment

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Opportunities for exchange of ideas

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Scientific and creative growth

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Maria Kostova

Maria Kostova

Program coordinator for scholarship holders from Bulgaria