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The Robotics Education & Competition (REC) Foundation seeks to increase student interest and involvement in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) by engaging students in hands-on, sustainable, and affordable curriculum-based robotics engineering programs.

We are excited to work with more than 100 universities, colleges, and organizations who offer scholarship opportunities to students who compete in our programs. The REC Foundation encourages every student to continue their education and pursue careers in STEM related fields.


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Johnson & Wales University awards and unlimited number of $2,500 scholarships to students who participate in VEX Robotics Competitions. These awards are renewable for up to 4 years. Students need to have competed during their junior and or senior years in high school. Include information regarding your participation in your general application to the university […]
The Julie A. Keil Women in Hydro Scholarship Fund is an education scholarship program for women enrolled in an accredited college or university and majoring in a discipline relevant to entering the hydropower industry. The scholarship will be based on merit and financial need.
You are outpacing your peers through the hands-on technical expertise and collaborative problem-solving skills that you have gained as a robotics or drone competitor. And while this may be overlooked by others, Kettering University sees you. We invite you to apply to join our alliance! Scholarship Value: An average of 65 students a year are […]
LA Tutors are passionate about sparking the creative genius in students and would love to commend those outstanding students who have a made a difference in the lives of others in some innovative or technological fashion. In order to achieve this, we have established a scholarship for students who meet certain criteria.

Labroots

$8,000
Labroots is offering two $2,000 non-renewable scholarships over the course of the next two semesters to any college or university for students in STEM fields.
Landmark College is exclusively for students who learn differently, including students with a learning disability (such as dyslexia), ADHD, or autism spectrum disorder (ASD). We champion a strengths-based model and give students the skills and strategies they need to achieve their goals. Access to Innovative Education in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (AIE-STEM) Scholarship Program […]
Lawrence Technological University is offering multiple scholarships at $3,000 per year renewable for 4 years up to $12,000 to students who have participated in the VEX Robotics Program. A letter of recommendation from an adult mentor/coach and an essay are required. Students must be admitted to the university to submit.
Twelve scholarships at $4,000 each.
Lockheed Martin launched the STEM Scholarship Program in 2018 as part of investment in the next generation of STEM talent. We are committed to providing access to pathways through education and into the STEM workforce for all students, particularly those from diverse backgrounds and communities historically underrepresented in STEM fields. Each year, the STEM Scholarship […]
The LSU Pre-Engineering VEX is a $1,000 scholarship awarded to one outstanding LSU freshman student entering the College of Engineering each fall. The scholarship is awarded $500 for the fall semester and $500 for the spring semester of the incoming freshman year. For the scholarship to be renewed during the spring semester, the student must […]
Six scholarships valued at $1,000 each.
Since 1976, our programs have supported over 1,000 students and educators seeking pathways to quality educational programs and fulfilling careers. The demands of today’s global economy and fast-paced technological change reinforce the need to draw top talent to sustain and strengthen material handling and supply chain businesses for the future. This opportunity is for undergraduate […]
Three scholarships valued at $1,500 each. There is no special form or application process for first-year students. Your MSU application information will be used to determine scholarship eligibility. Please be sure to include your participation in the VEX robotics program on your application. Scholarships are typically awarded during the first two weeks of April.
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. […]
Millikin University, a national leader in STEM education, is pleased to award as many as 40 scholarships with a value up to $3,000 renewable for 4 years (totaling $12,000) to students who participate in the VEX Robotics Competition (VRC) which can be applied toward full-time undergraduate study at Millikin University. The scholarship is restricted for use toward […]
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