FIRST Scholarship

FIRST Scholarship

Michigan Technological University pleased to recognize exceptional students who have actively competed on a FIRST Robotics Competition, FIRST Tech Challenge team, or in VEX Robotics during their high school career.

Michigan Resident Value: Eight Michigan resident students will be awarded scholarships valued at $5,000 per year. The scholarship is renewable for four years (eight semesters) of full-time undergraduate study based upon meeting renewal criteria.

Non-Resident Value: Ten non-resident students will be awarded scholarships valued at $14,000 per year. The scholarship is renewable for four years (eight semesters) of full-time undergraduate study based upon meeting renewal criteria.

Students receiving a Presidential Scholars Program, National Scholars Program,  or International Ambassador scholarship and who are selected for a FIRST Scholarship will receive the award with the highest value—students can not receive both awards.

Non-resident students receiving the Alumni Legacy Award or Military Family Education Award are not eligible to receive a FIRST Scholarship.