High School Scholarships Program

The Bulgarian Reading Association (BulRA) in partnership with ASSIST and HMC announce a competition for 10 grade students for scholarships for the following programs

  • ASSIST (American Secondary Schools for International Students and Teachers, USA)
  • HMC (The Headmasters’ and Headmistresses’ Conference, UK)
  • Davis (Davis International Scholarship Program, USA)

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The Application Process for 2023/24 Scholarships

1. Important Dates

Online presentations of the competition

October 12, 2022, Wednesday – First meeting
November 16,2022, Wednesday – Second meeting

November 1, 2022 – Early Application Deadline
December 1, 2022 – Application Deadline
January 2023 (TBA) – English Proficiency Testing
January 2023 (TBA) – Essay Writing
January 2023 (TBA)  -  Interview Dates

 2. Country Specific Documents to Read

3. Application Fee Payment

An application fee is due once the web-based application is complete. The application fee for candidates who submit their application by the early deadline, November 1, is 29. The application fee for candidates who submit their application by the final deadline, December 1, is 59. Please follow the payment instructions on the Checklist file. Candidates should e-mail proof of payment (scanned receipt or bank document) to bulrakonkurs@gmail.com.

4. Complete Your Application

This application is for ASSIST, HMC and Davis programs.

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5.  Additional Materials to Complete and Submit Electronically

6. Transcripts

Transcripts should be in English, preferably scanned and uploaded to the student portal. ASSIST, HMC and Davis recommend that all academic transcripts include the school seal.

7.   English Language Testing  

Qualified candidates will be invited to take the Duolingo English Test. BulRA will send you a prepaid coupon code to take the test in advance of the interviews.

Once you have your code, please visit https://englishtest.duolingo.com/applicants and select:

  • Take a Test
  • Create an Account
  • Buy Now
  • Apply Coupon
  • Enter Coupon Code

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To receive more information about the ASSIST program or if you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at bulrakonkurs@gmail.com.

Alumni share

My HMC Experience: Neli Pashova, HMC 2022-24
My HMC Experience: Dimana Davcheva, HMC 2022-24
My ASSIST Experience: Dimitar Minkov, ASSIST 2022-23
My ASSIST Experience: Viktoria Dervisheva, ASSIST 2021-22
My ASSIST Experience: Vanessa Velkova, ASSIST 2019-20
My ASSIST Experience: Iva Tokusheva, ASSIST 2020-21
My ASSIST Experience: Aleksander Terziev, ASSIST 2019-20
My ASSIST Experience: Iliyan Hristov, ASSIST 2018-19
My HMC Experience: Rada Pandeva, HMC 2019-21
My HMC Experience: Ivan Mihaylov, HMC 2018-19
My HMC Experience: Katerina Yakimova, HMC 2018-19
My ASSIST Experience: Valeria Germanova, ASSIST 2018-19
Средно образование в САЩ и Великобритания: Говори Даниел Пенев, 2010-11 HMC
Средно образование в САЩ: Говори Радияна Манчева, 2014-15 ASSIST
Средно образование във Великобритания: Говори Ралица Сливкова, 2010-11 HMC
Средно образование в САЩ: Говори Мария Бурмова, 2013-14 ASSIST