The following programs are available to U.S. Scholars in Costa Rica

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Costa Rica

Congratulations on receiving a Fulbright grant! The resources on this page are designed to familiarize you with your host location and provide important context and information as you prepare to travel abroad. We encourage you to review the readings, websites, and logistical information offered by local contacts. Click the section headings below to display the information.

Orientation Information

As part of your Fulbright grant, you are required to attend a virtual Pre-Departure Orientation (PDO) from July 8-11, 2024. The PDO will provide sessions and activities to help you prepare for your upcoming experience. You will receive an email in mid-June that will direct you to the PDO website, where you can register for the event. If you have any questions regarding the PDO, please email

Contact Information

Embajada de los Estados Unidos - San Jose, Sección Cultural
Apartado 920-1200
Pavas - Frente al Centro Comercial Plaza del Oeste
San Jose, Costa Rica
Tel: +506-2519-2211

Points of Contact

Kristin Haworth,
Public Diplomacy Section Head

Shirley Brenes,
Established Opinion Leaders Specialist

Angie Robles,
Professional Exchanges Coordinator

Country Information

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