In the spring of 2020, the American University in Bulgaria established the Student Support Fund to help students facing financial hardship caused by the COVID-19 pandemic continue their education at AUBG without disruption. The fund offered eligible students aid of up to $1,500 for the 2020-2021 academic year. A second round of support was provided to students in the greatest need in the form of the Student Emergency Fund.
We received enthusiastic support from alumni, faculty, staff and the university board of trustees. The America for Bulgaria Foundation generously matched alumni donations as part of its 2020 support for the university.
Joining our efforts towards this worthy cause once again proved the bond and strength of our community to overcome crises together. We once again reminded ourselves how agile and resilient our community had always been and would continue to be, to ensure the sustainability of our one-of-a-kind institution. Thank you all for your unceasing dedication!
See the results for 2021/2021
- Total Aid Distributed $309,934
- Student Support Fund $201,600
- Student Emergency Fund $108,334
- Total 213
- Student Support Fund 164
- Student Emergency Fund 45
- Both 30
- Faculty & Staff 86
- Alumni 106