Tentative Program Dates: July 7th – July 21st, 2013
Program Includes: Round-trip air fare from Chicago, airport departure tax, host family accommodations with full board (three meals per day), full medical insurance, local support, full schedule of activities and excursions, full-time group leader, and passport application fees.
Cost: No cost to the scholars, just spending money (we suggest around $100)
Requirements: Participants must be between 15 and 17 years old, have 1 or 2 years of high school Spanish, be sincerely interested in the environment and cultural exchange and be willing to learn about and adapt to the customs of the culture, food, community, and host family in Costa Rica.
How to Apply: I’ve linked the application here! You should fill out the application and submit it along with 2 letters of recommendation by March 1, 2013.
For more information please see our website: http://www.cci-exchange.com/scholarship/chicago-youth.aspx
“Before this trip, dozens of doors were unknown to me. I didn’t know about the doors that led to a true love of nature, a foreign country, traveling and the different people of the world.” -- Braulio Fernandez, 2010 scholarship participant