Iustina can already be considered a true specialist in Astronomy and Astrophysics. The medals she has won over the years at various national and international competitions are the “living” proofs. Moreover, Iustina managed to be admitted to high school with grade ten. Internationally, Justina collected nine medals. In 2013 she won two gold medals at the International Olympiad of Astronomy and Astrophysics held in Greece (for the individual contest, as well as for the most innovative answers). In 2012 she won two bronze medals in the same competition held in Rio de Janeiro (for both team and individual contests). In 2011 she won the bronze medal at the International Astronomy Olympiad held in Crimea.

Iustina is co-author of a scientific paper called “Astronomy and Astrophysics problems for national and international Olympiads” and worked as a mentor in the National Camp of Astronomy and Astrophysics, also volunteering in many activities. Moreover, in 2014, Justina was part of the scientific committee of the first International Olympiad of Astronomy and Astrophysics held in Romania, at Suceava, where she also won a gold medal and a special award for organization.

She is currently studying at Princeton University, where he won a partial scholarship. She chose Princeton, although she was admitted at four prestigious international universities: University of Pennsylvania, University College London, Manchester University and Glasgow University.

The Ciprian Marica Foundation scholarship covers the remaining part of the scholarship at Princeton, transportation expenses to the United States of America, as well as the costs for obtaining the visa.

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