FIRST Scholarship

Students working with robotics

Michigan Technological University is pleased to recognize exceptional incoming first-year students pursuing any major who have actively competed on a FIRST Robotics Competition, FIRST Tech Challenge team, or in VEX Robotics during their high school career. Michigan, non-Michigan, and international students are welcome to apply. Test scores are not needed to apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship Value

A total of sixteen (16) scholarships valued at $4,000 per year will be awarded annually. The scholarship is renewable for four years (eight semesters) of full-time undergraduate study based upon meeting renewal criteria.

Students pursing any major may receive the FIRST Scholarship in addition to any merit-based scholarships.