The internship is part of a
The project is organized by the AsociaciÓn Estrategia Siglo 21 and chaired by former Tico astronaut and scientist Franklin Chang, said the association's spokeswoman
To qualify for a full scholarship, students must be high school seniors between the ages of 15 and 17. A full command of English and average grades of 90 or more in physics, math and chemistry is mandatory. Applicants also are required to demonstrate leadership and communication skills, along with the ability to work as part of a team.
Those interested in applying for the internship must submit a 500-word essay in English expressing their interest, stating their purpose in applying and explaining how
The scholarship includes airfare, departure taxes, hosting, tuition and all participation expenses.
Classes will be held at the
Only printed applications will be accepted at the Franklin Chang building, located 1.5 kilometers north of the
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