Scholarships for Costa Rican Students 2016
Scholarships for Costa Rican Students 2016

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2016 / 2017 Scholarships in Costa Rica and Abroad

Scholarships for Costa Rican Students 2016

Republic of Costa Rica is a country in Central America and it surrounded by Nicaragua, Panama, Pacific Ocean, Caribbean Sea and Ecuador in the north, southeast, west, east and the south of the country. Costa Rica has 4.5 million populations. San José is the capital of Costa Rica and also old and largest city of the country. Costa Rica is an active member of the United Nations and the Organization of American States. It has good and friendly relations with neighbor countries and other countries.  Christianity is the dominant religion of the Costa Rica’s, with Roman Catholicism becomes the official state religion in the 1949 law. Spanish is the State language in the Costa Rica. Football is the most famous sport in the country.

Costa Rica literacy rate is 96.3%. This is the one of the highest literacy rate in Latin America. In Costa Rica, public education is guaranteed in the country; primary education is mandatory, and both preschool education and high school education are free. In Costa Rica, there are only a few schools that provide higher education. Costa Rican students who finish 11th grade receive a Costa Rican Bachillerato Diploma accredited by the Costa Rican Ministry of Education. Costa Rica has both public and private universities in the country. The University of Costa Rica has been awarded the title “Meritorious Institution of Costa Rican Education and Culture”. There are 5 public universities and several privates’ universities. Five Public universities are: Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica (ITCR) or (TEC), Universidad de Costa Rica (UCR), Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica (UNA), Universidad Nacional Estatal a Distancia (UNED), Universidad Técnica Nacional de Costa Rica (UTN).

International scholarships for Costa Rican Students 2016

International Scholarships for Costa Rican students who want to continue their education in foreign schools, colleges, and universities who are offering scholarships on the basis of their excellent academic record. There are several international scholarships such as The University of Amsterdam Scholarships, Humber College Scholarships, The Cultures of Resistance Scholarships, University of Bristol Scholarships, Amgen Scholars Programs and many other scholarships.