ELIGIBILITY requirements

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a current (senior or junior) FIRST team member/participant in the 2015-2016 school year

  • Must have a 3.0 GPA unweighted or higher

  • Must have a minimum of 2 years on either a FRC and/or FTC team

  • Applicant must be a legal United States resident

  • Must provide contact of current lead mentor of FRC/FTC team

  • Team of applicant must have either attended RoboProm 2015 or is going to attend RoboProm 2016. 

  • Team 399: Eagle Robotics members are ineligible

Judging Criteria

  • Essays will be scored on a 1-5 scale

  • Minimum of 2 judges will score each essay


  • All 3 questions must be answered in essay form

  • 500 characters or less per essay 

  • Essay Questions:

    • Describe your current position/responsibilities on your team.

    • What do you feel is your biggest personal accomplishment on your team?

    • How has being on a FIRST team made a positive impact on your life?

Submissions and Awards

  • Online Secure Submission

  • Only one submission per applicant

  • Winner will be announced at RoboProm 2017 at respective location

  • One time scholarship of $500 paid to an accredited two or four year college.  
  • Applications are due by 6PM PST, April 8th, 2017
  • Late applications will not be accepted.