Apply for SPACE CAMP

Suit up for a mission to the International Space Station or train for a landing on the moon this August! Space Camp is the ultimate educational experience that illuminates real-world applications of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.  You can work as a team and confront mission scenarios that require dynamic problem solving and critical thinking — skills required in the 21st century workplace.  Throughout the week, you will be immersed in astronaut training techniques using equipment adapted from NASA’s astronaut program. You will learn about space hardware, enjoy an educational water activity and experience a spaceflight mission while learning about aerospace career opportunities.

This once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, to attend Space Camp with all expenses paid, will give you a taste of what it takes to be an astronaut and other careers in aeronautics, engineering, information technology, and physics, among others.

Embassy Suva is sponsoring this competition to encourage youth to pursue Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) and prepare them to be competitive members of the 21st century workforce.  This competition, in conjunction with other STEAM activities and an upcoming girls’ science camp in August, demonstrate the United States’ commitment to developing the youth and opening doors to new opportunities.

Camp Dates: August 21-29, 2020

Application Dates: February 11 – March 31, 2020

Requirements:  Aged 16-18 during the Space Camp; Fluency in English; B Grade (80%) Average or higher; citizen and resident of Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Tonga or Tuvalu; a valid passport; and complete on-time application.

For consideration you must submit the application and all required documents to PDSuva@state.gov by March 31.  Finalists will be invited to participate in an interview.

Click HERE for the application form

Please include a copy of your passport, school transcript from 2019, along with the application to PDSuva@state.gov by March 31, 2020