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.
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.
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.
Fulbright – University of Miami Grant for Math Scholars
The Bulgarian-American Fulbright Commission for Educational Exchange in partnership with the University of Miami and the International Center of Mathematical Sciences-Sofia is now offering a new grant for Bulgarian post-doctoral scholars in mathematics to spend a semester at the University of Miami.
Study Tour for Journalists
The Bulgarian Fulbright Commission together with Fulbright Commissions based in Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania and Slovak Republic invites practicing journalists to apply for a two-week study visit in the U.S. aimed at building skills, knowledge and awareness related to reporting on complex issues. The visit will be organized in October 2022 (tentative dates: October 15-October 29, 2022)