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Scholarships for Bulgarian students
The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) is a German political foundation affiliated to the Christian-Democratic movement. At home as well as abroad, our civic education programs aim at promoting freedom and liberty, peace, and justice. We focus on consolidating democracy and the rule of law, the unification of Europe and the strengthening of transatlantic relations, as well as on development cooperation. In line with these principles our Foundation awards scholarships to Bulgarian students who study at a university in Bulgaria.
be able to provide evidence of above average academic performance
be in the second or third year of their studies
bring broad general education and distinct interest in political issues
have a positive attitude towards democracy and human rights
have been actively engaged in voluntary work for the benefit of the Bulgarian society
be open to develop their personal points of view and practice tolerance towards those with different beliefs
be highly motivated and able to convince us with their own plans and potential
be willing to attend meetings and seminars and participate actively in the programme
be willing to actively participate in the work of our Alumni club after graduation
have a very good command of the English language, German is an asset.
Benefits of our scholarship programme:
a monthly scholarship of 300 BGN (12 times a year) for up to 4 years, this period can be extended for the participation in a master course
ideational support by mentoring and being part of an active and living network.
Please attach the following documents to your application:
A meaningful CV in tabular form including details about your previous voluntary work or social commitment
A motivation letter
Copies of your studies performance records and/or examination certificates
Proof of language skills.
You can attach:
An informal academic letter of recommendation: This opinion should provide information about your academic qualifications and potential; it should not be older than two months. The author has to be a university professor or teacher holding a doctoral degree.
An informal letter of recommendation concerning the applicant’s personality: This opinion should focus on your personality and interests as well as on your understanding of values and your social commitment. The author cannot be the same as that providing the academic letter of recommendation.
The closing date for applications is the 17. September 2020.
Please submit your application by e-mail to: