Atanas Bliznakoff Scholarships – Celebrating Excellence at the MK2025 Summit


Skopje, May 16th, 2024

Join us as we honor the brightest minds at the Atanas Bliznakoff Certificates of Excellence Awarding Ceremony on the second day of the Macedonia2025 Summit.

The Atanas Bliznakoff Foundations in the US, the Atanas Bliznakoff Foundations within the University “St. Cyril and Methodius” Skopje, and the Foundation MK2025 take immense pride in presenting these certificates to selected scholarship beneficiaries for their unwavering dedication to academic excellence. These Certificates were awarded to students who have demonstrated extraordinary commitment and perseverance, maintaining a remarkable Grade Point Average (GPA) of 9.5 or higher for three consecutive years.

Out of the 74 scholars completing their third year of studies, we are proud to present our 13 top achievers:

  • Jovan Bozhinovski – Iustinianus Primus Law Faculty
  • Kliment Sinikoski – Faculty of Economics
  • Ana Sofronievska – Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies
  • Mihail Stojkoski – Faculty of Medicine
  • Anastasija Uzunska – Faculty of Pedagogy “St. Kliment Ohridski”
  • Jovana Stojcheska – Faculty of Pharmacy
  • Aleksandra Isajlovska – Faculty of Philosophy
  • Mihaela Lazarovska – Faculty of Philosophy
  • Tijana Toshevska – Faculty of Philosophy
  • Petar Petreski – FINKI – Faculty of Computer Science and Engineering
  • Lucija Tonkovikj – FINKI – Faculty of Computer Science and Engineering
  • Mila Gjorgjevska – Hans Em Faculty of Forest Sciences, Landscape Architecture and Environmental Engineering
  • Sofija Jovanovikj – Iustinianus Primus Law Faculty

Through their dedicated work, passion for learning, and relentless pursuit of knowledge, these students have distinguished themselves as exemplary scholars. Their exceptional academic performance not only reflects their commitment but also contributes to the advancement of education and the betterment of society as a whole.

We trust that they will continue to shine as beacons of inspiration to their peers, institutions, and the community at large. May this recognition serve as a source of pride and motivation as they continue their educational and professional journeys. Their accomplishments today symbolize the great things they will achieve in the future, and we eagerly anticipate their continued success.

On the same day, the ABF scholars had an annual gathering with Sophie and Mitre Kutanovski, representing the Atanas Bliznakoff Foundations in the US, Rector of the University “St. Cyril and Methodius” Skopje Biljana Angelova, and Nena Manchev, Macedonia2025 Program Manager for Leadership and Education Program.

Let’s applaud their hard work and achievements as they continue to set standards of excellence.