Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Scholarships for Bulgarian students

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.

Applicants should:
– 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
– 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
– have a very good command of the English language, German is an asset.

Benefits of our scholarship:
– 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
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 month. 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 31st August 2019.
Please submit your application by e-mail to: