Staples High School senior Jim Zhang has won a “Discover a New Path — Explore Germany” scholarship trip sponsored by the Goethe Institute of Chicago.

The selection includes an all-expense paid trip to Chicago and then to Berlin from Nov. 27 to Dec. 6. While in Germany, Zhang will participate in STEM classes and visit various sites, such as the German Research Center for Geosciences, Potsdam-Institute for Climate Impact Research, the Spectrum Science Center, the Department of Bionics and Evolution, and the German Aerospace Center.

He will also visit the Wilhelm-Gymnasium to attend STEM classes with German high school students.