The son of a friend is currently doing his AS levels at an international school Muscat. He completed his International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) examinations last year with A*s in all 8 subjects (English as a first language, English as a second language, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Maths, French and Geography). For his higher studies he would like to take up mechanical engineering, specifying in astrophysics or aerospace engineering. Being of limited means, his is looking for a scholarship in one of the better universities abroad. However, in order to apply to universities he needs to obtain some work experience in an engineering related field. Note that the guy is in his second to last year at the age of 14.