High School Scholarships Program

The Bulgarian Reading Association (BulRA) in partnership with ASSISTand 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 2022/23 Scholarships

1. Important Dates

November 16, 2021,6 pm., – Online Presentation – ZOOM Meeting
November 1, 2021, Monday - Early Application Deadline
December 1, 2021, Wednesday – Application Deadline
January 2022 (TBA) – English Proficiency Testing
January 2022 (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 20 BGN. The application fee for candidates who submit their application by the final deadline, December 1, is 40 BGN. 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 emailed directly from the school to bulrakonkurs@gmail.com. ASSIST, HMC and Davis recommend that all academic transcripts include the school seal.

Mailed originals will also be accepted at the following address:

Bulgarian Reading Association
11, Slaveikov Sq.
Sofia 1000

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 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