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Scholarship Programs

Pension insurance share company CCB SILA AD and St. St. Constantine and Helena Foundation declared a contest for scholarship grantees for the academic year 2014–2015.

1. Criteria for application under the scholarship programme:

For scholarships under the joint scholarship programme of St. St. Constantine and Helena Foundation and PISC CCB Sila AD, entitled to apply are regular students studying for a Bachelor's Degree in all higher education institutions in the Republic of Bulgaria created in compliance with the Higher Education Act and who have completed at least one semester of their higher education with minimum GPA: Excellent 5.50

Advantages during rating:

- Socially disadvantaged students, including children with special social or health status, i.e.:

- Children raised in institutional care;

- Children from socially disadvantaged families whose monthly income is below BGN 240 per family member;

- Orphans and half-orphans;  

- Children with disabilities;

- Children with special educational needs (disabled children).

- Students in any of the following majors:

- Insurance and social activity – D. Tsenov Academy of Economics, Svishtov; 

- Insurance and social activities – University of National and World Economy, Sofia; 

- Social management – TU Varna.

2.  Periodicity:

The scholarship shall be extended for a semester, i.e. twice a year.

3. Quota under the scholarship programme: two students for each semester of the academic year.

4. Size per 1 scholarship: BGN 1500 allocated into 5 equal monthly installments of BGN 300 each.

5.  Naming the beneficiaries:

a commission comprising representatives of PISC CCB Sila AD, St. St. Constantine and Helena Foundation and representative(s) of the academic circles reviews the applications and names the beneficiaries based on the following criteria:

 – GPA from the previous semester.  Minimum required GPA: Excellent 5.50;

- social status of the scholarship applicants.  

- students of majors in the field of social activity and/or pension insurance. (major Insurance and social activity – D. Tsenov Academy of Economics, Svishtov; Insurance and social activities – University of National and World Economy, Sofia; major Social Management at TU in the city of Varna).

Application:

1. Term for filing applications: by 15.06.2014

2. Necessary application documents:

- Application form for the scholarship programme (as per sample)

- Cover letter

- Academic reference for GPA, form of education and specialty

- A document certifying the social and health condition of the applicant.

The application kit will be submitted as a hard copy on site in the St. charity martenitsa Constantine and Helena Foundation (Administrative building, charity martenitsa charity martenitsa Constantine and Helena resort, Varna 9006) or by sending via mail or a courier.

Submitting the documents is mandatory both for the new applicants and for former and existing scholarship grantees who apply again for a subsequent semester.

3. Term for applications review: 15.06 – 15.07.2014

The applicants will be reviewed by a commission comprising representatives of PISC CCB Sila, St. St. Constantine and Helena Foundation and representatives of the academic circles.

4. Beneficiaries shall be declared (in person and in public): by 31.07.2014

5. Payment of scholarships:

- St. St. Constantine and Helena Foundation, in accordance with contracts signed with scholarship grantees, shall pay the sum in 5 equal monthly installments of BGN 300 each to the account of scholarship grantees.