FRC

FIRST Robotics Competition is a worldwide programĀ for 9th to 12th graders. Founded by Dean Smith, this program allows students to:

  • Learn from professional engineers
  • Build and Compete with a robot of their own design
  • Learn and Use sophisticated software and hardware
  • Compete and cooperate in alliances and tournaments
  • Earn a place in the World Championship and
  • Qualify for over $19 Million worth of scholarships

FIRST offers a diverse amount of scholarships ranging from $500 to full 4-year tuition in certain colleges. These scholarships are available to all rising or current alumni of FRC in their senior year of High School.
These scholarships do not have to be used in the engineering field, about 35% of scholarships are used in other fields

 

http://www.usfirst.org/aboutus/scholarships