Call for applications: Scholarship Support for the Next Generation of Roma Health Professionals


The Trust for Social Achievement Foundation is launching a call for scholarship applications in support of Roma students enrolled in medical studies for the 2018-2019 academic year. The call is organized within the framework of the Active Citizens Fund Bulgaria under the European Economic Area Financial Mechanism 2014-2021. Funding is provided by the donor states Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway. The objective of the Active Citizens Fund Bulgaria is: “Civil society and active citizenship strengthened and vulnerable groups empowered”.

The scholarship program aims to contribute towards the creation of a community of qualified health professionals who are not only motivated to contribute to solving health issues surrounding Bulgaria’s Roma communities, but will also become role models for aspiring Roma youth. The beneficiaries of the program will receive financial support for one academic year with the possibility to extend this period as well as mentorship support from experienced health professionals.

Application deadline: September 27, 2018 at 6 PM.

More information about the call, the required documents and how to apply is available here.