Applications open for 2021 National Youth Science Camp


    The US Embassy says applications are now open for the 2021 National Youth Science Camp, which will be held virtually.

    The Camp is a free residential honors program for accomplished high school graduates from across the US, as well as selected candidates from certain other countries including Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, and T&T.

    The Embassy says three high school students or recent graduates between the ages of 16-18 years will be selected from this year’s eligible school districts which are: North East District, St. George East District, Port of Spain District, and Caroni District.

    The successful students will receive a full scholarship to exchange ideas with scientists and other professionals from academic, government, and corporate worlds.

    The virtual Camp will run from June 28th to July 21st 2021 and includes lectures and hands-on research projects presented by prestigious and up-and-coming STEM professionals.

    Although camp activities will be offered throughout the day, selected delegates must also commit to a minimum 4.5 hour daily virtual participation between 6pm and 10:30pm Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).

    Applications must be submitted by May 17th 2021.

    For more information, click HERE.