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Grant Information for Bulgaria

Eligibility Criteria – EN

  1. The applicant shall be a Bulgarian citizen (regardless of the country of residence) or a citizen of another member state of the European Union, who has resided permanently in Bulgaria for not less than 5 years by the deadline for application;
  2. By the deadline for application the applicant must have obtained a Master’s degree;
  3. The applicant shall have a Master’s degree diploma with a Grade Point Average of minimum “Very good 5” or the respective equivalent from the evaluation system in the country, where the degree is obtained.

Grant and Allowances

  • Monthly grant: 1.315 EUR per month.
  • Family allowance: 225 EUR per dependent/per month.
  • Travel allowance: 350 EUR per year.
  • Health Insurance: the medical insurance cover is provided to the scholarship holders and their dependents.

The Grant Authority provides a monthly grant for the first three years of EUI Ph.D. Programme. The fourth year is covered by the EUI (2020 grant is 1,350 EUR per month, in addition to other allowances).

Grant-awarding Authority

Ministry of Education and Science, Republic of Bulgaria

  • 2A Dondukov Blvd.
  • Sofia 1000
  • Bulgaria

Website: http://www.mon.bg/bg/100561



Anita Dimitrova

Senior Expert

International Cooperation Directorate

Ministry of Education and Science

Tel: 359 2  424 11 56.
email: [email protected];

Page last updated on 04 November 2019