High-school students participating in the FIRST Robotics Competition program are eligible to apply for more than $30 million (!!) in scholarships from ~200 scholarship providers. FIRST scholarship opportunities exist for all FIRST high-school-aged student team members, regardless of the teams’ robot performance or competition outcome.
For more information see www.firstinspires.org/scholarships, where you can view & search the list of scholarship opportunities. More are being added, so check back if yours is not listed yet.
Tip: Search on “All Areas” to see scholarships that could be used at any college or university.
Teams & Mentors: Find more scholarship resources here. Resources include FAQs, videos, widgets for your team website, and more. Check it out!
Is the college/university of your choice not currently making available FIRST Scholarships? Reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org and we can begin discussions.
Past scholarships in Western & Central PA have included the following universities. For current listings, see www.firstinspires.org/scholarships.
- Carnegie Mellon University
- California University of Pennsylvania
- Robert Morris University
- Bucknell University
- Drexel University
- Temple University
- Pennsylvania State University
- Pennsylvania College of Technology