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Costa Rican Students Win US Tech Scholarships

Six Costa Rican students have been granted scholarships to study technical skills in the United States, according to report from the Tico Times.

The students are María Nazareth Mata Castillo, Valeria Saborío Barquero, Diego Hernández Montero, Maxwell Jornae Pita Nelson, Josué Ortega Ramírez and Antony Ramírez Montero

The Dr. Ana Sittenfeld Specialized Technical Grant exists through an alliance between the Costa Rica USA Foundation for Cooperation, the Costa Rican Investment Board, the U.S. Embassy, United Airlines, and the Costa Rican-North American Cultural Center.

“We know that the country is increasing its numbers of new professionals in science and technology, but it’s not enough to meet the demand of the business sector,” said a spokesperson from the CRUSA Foundation in a statement.

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Matt Kendall

During his 2+ years as Chief Editor at Nearshore Americas, Matt Kendall operated at the heart of both the Nearshore BPO and IT services industries, reporting on the most impactful stories and trends in the sector.

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