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If you are a 10 grader at a Bulgarian school during 2017-18 academic year and are interested to get a scholarship and study in UK or USA you could apply for the competition High School Exchange in USA and UK (ASSIST, HMC, Davis).  See the updated information and application documents (here).

The competition is administered by the Bulgarian Reading Association (BulRA). The finalists get scholarships from our foreign partners to study in prestigious high schools in USA or UK during 2018-19 academic year.

As a result of the competition last year 8 students got scholarships from ASSIST, USA and 5 students from HMC, UK and will study in UK and US during 2017-18 academic year.

For 2018-19 AY we are expecting 10 scholarships from ASSIST and 5 from HMC.

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Bulgarian Reading Association (BulRA)

BulRA was registered in 2001. In 2003 it was chartered as a national affiliate of the International Literacy Association (ILA) ( and a member of IDEC (International Development of Europe Committee) ( ) . It is a founding member of the Federation of the European Literacy Associations (FELA) (  and the RWCT IC (Reading & Writing for Critical Thinking  International Consortium) ( ).

BulRA is an NGO involved in various educational projects and activities outreaching diverse target groups – students of different age, parents, school and university teachers and educators in general. Its national network of members and partners makes it possible to reach directly prospective learners from different geographical sites, of different social and ethnic background and thus disseminate the good practices.