Academic Program Fellowship Competition

🏆 Available: 7
💰 $13,000
⏳ 01/15

Last year this scholarship received 25 applicant(s). $13,000 was awarded to 9 applicant(s).

Scholarship Description

Residential fellowships in Sofia (3 or for 9 months) for advanced undergraduate and grad students in social sciences and the humanities, working on topics on Bulgaria or the Balkans. ARCS provides transportation to Bulgaria, $600/month stipend, housing, language training and academic program. The program involves a seminar program, study trips, and work on an independent research project. Eligible are students enrolled in North American academic institutions or institutions accredited in North America, regardless of location.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Type of institution award is open to: four-year college
  • Award is available to U.S. citizens
  • Award is available to Canadian citizens
  • Award is available to citizens of countries other than the U.S. and Canada.

Application Requirements

  • Application form required
  • Transcript required
  • Essay required
  • Recommendations or references required
  • Entry in a contest required
  • Resume Required

How To Apply

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Donor: American Research Center in Sofia (ARCS)

ARCS is a private, independent, non-profit academic institution whose mission is to facilitate research in Bulgaria of North American scholars in the humanities and the social sciences; to promote academic interaction between North American and Bulgarian researchers; and to stimulate American interest in Bulgarian historical and cultural heritage.