The President of BAS Prof. Julian Revalski, Full Member of the Academy, awarded a student team with a scholarship after the name of Professor Dan Shechtman which is awarded to students from 134 “Dimcho Debelyanov” High School. The ceremony was held on the occasion of the 130th anniversary of the school.

The scholarship in the category Natural Sciences, high school stage, has a total value of BGN 1,000 and was awarded to a student team that participates in the STEM lesson “Forest and Light”.

In April 2022, the Center of Competence “QUASAR” at the Institute of Robotics of BAS established an annual scholarship named after Professor Dan Shechtman for students of 134 “Dimcho Debelyanov” high school.

The award is given to students and student teams who have actively participated in STEM activities, STEM lessons, creation of innovative and integrated STEM curriculum content, and for real-world achievements in mastering interdisciplinary knowledge and key competencies.