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Civic Medal of Honor

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The AUBG Civic Medal of Honor recognizes deserving young people, juniors in high school, who have demonstrated exceptional accomplishments in leadership, academic pursuits, and civic engagement with their own community or around the world.


Become a partner

Become a partner of this honorable program and nominate one junior, graduating in '24, whose exceptional leadership qualities, academic merit, social engagement and civic activism deserve high recognition.

    • Advanced Level of English or be a native speaker.
    • Commitment to democracy and civic engagement.
    • Following the nomination and successful completion of AUBG’s application, we would award $20,000 in merit scholarship for the full course of study to the future.
    • AUBG Civic Medal awardees* from your school in recognition of their exemplary effort to ensure that the world is a safer and more supportive place for free societies.
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This Medal aims to recognize young people who best exemplify the courage and protection of the civic freedoms of the citizens. Bulgaria has passed a long way in its strive for democracy and is now an independent country and a member of the European Union. The American University of Bulgaria celebrates Bulgaria’s hard-won independence and wishes to recognize the accomplishments of youth all over the world that demonstrate the attributes required to uphold and maintain those civic principles required for a free and open society.

* The award doesn’t guarantee admission to the American University in Bulgaria. The medal recipients need to apply and follow admissions requirements in order to be accepted and claim the award. In case you are admitted and you receive a better financial offer from AUBG this will be applied instead of the Civic Medal award. 

Partner Schools and Organizations

  • 18th William Gladstone High School, Sofia
  • 97th School Bratya Miladinovi, Sofia
  • Association of Bulgarian Schools in America (ABSA)
  • Acad. Lyudmil Stoyanov Foreign Language High School, Blagoevgrad
  • Acad. Nikola Obreshkov Mathematics and Natural Sciences High School
  • Acad. Sergey Korolyov Math High School, Blagoevgrad
  • Arkansas School For Mathematic, U.S.
  • Aleko Konstantinov Language School, Pravets
  • Baba Tonka High School of Science and Mathematics, Ruse
  • Dobri Chintulov High School of Natural Science and Math, Sliven
  • Exupery High School, Varna
  • First English Language High School, Sofia
  • First Private Mathematical High School, Sofia
  • Geo Milev English Language High School, Burgas
  • Geo Milev English Language High School, Ruse
  • Dr. Petar Beron High School of Mathematics, Varna
  • Hristo Botev Academy, Silver Spring, MD, U.S.
  • Ivan Vazov Language High School, Plovdiv
  • John F Kennedy High School, Granada Hills, CA, U.S.
  • King Kekaulike High School, Hawaii, U.S.
  • National High School of Business and Finance, Sofia
  • Goethe High School, Burgas
  • Neofit Rilski High School, Harmanli
  • Paisii Hilendarski High School, Zlatitsa
  • Petar Bogdan Foreign Language High School, Montana
  • Private High School Druzhba, Sofia
  • Professor Emanuil Ivanov High School of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Kyustendil
  • Romain Rolland Foreign Language High School, Stara Zagora
  • Secondary School - Brico, Delcheva, North Macedonia
  • St. George International School and Preschool, Sofia
  • Stoyan Sariev Private English High School, Plovdiv
  • Technology School Electronic Systems (TUES), Sofia
  • Yordan Radichkov Foreign Language High School
  • St.st. Cyril and Methodius Comprehensive School

Become a partner