For excellence in education, sciences and arts

Petko Staynov Scholarships

Since 2010, American Foundation for Bulgaria - branch Bulgaria, in cooperation with Petko Staynov Foundation, Bulgaria, gives scholarships to blind students, from the specialised, and arts high schools, who excel in music, to honor the memory of the great blind musician, composer and academic, Prof. Petko Staynov.


After a difficult choice between 89 films preselected from 1420 entries the International Jury gave awards in 11 categories and assigned 6 special mentions. 

Winners at the jubilee 15th edition of International Early Bird Student Film Festival which took place in Cultural Centre G8 and NATFA Cinema Hall between 01 and 05 th November, 2019: