LRSM summer high school science program participant receives MUREP NASA scholarship

posted: 09/11/2015

Jordan Caraballo Vega, a freshmen at the University of Puerto Rico in Humacao, was chosen as one of ten students across the United States and Puerto Rico to receive the Minority University Research and Education Programs Small Projects scholarship awarded by NASA. The scholarship covers tuition and summer internships in NASA research laboratories up to a maximum of $15,000 annually for two years. Jordan, a PREM undergraduate, attended the Penn Summer Science Initiative program for high school students in 2014 and worked with Penn professor Jorge Santiago to form the idea for this proposed research project.

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