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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 80 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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High School Juniors and Seniors who are in attendance at the VEX World Championship that are interested in attending Missouri University of Science and Technology will be able to apply for this scholarship at their booth in College Row.
Since 2002, NSHSS has supported young academics on their journey to college and beyond as they prepare to become the leaders of tomorrow. The mission behind NSHSS is to recognize academic excellence and honor high-achieving students, providing them with the resources and network to excel in college, career and community. In doing so, NSHSS connects […]
The NAWIC Founders’ Scholarship Foundation (NFSF) assists in providing the construction industry with trained employees through higher education. Each year we are pleased to award over $100,000 to worthy recipients in construction-related programs. Award amounts range from $500 to $2,500. Some local chapters award scholarships as well.
Newfangled Networks celebrates students who strive for excellence and is proud to launch their first scholarship for an outstanding university student. This scholarship will be open to both undergrad and graduate students attending an accredited university within the United States as well as high school seniors who have been accepted into a university program in […]
The National Fluid Power Association offers one merit-based scholarship, for $30,000 ($7,500 per year for up to four years), to a high school senior who participates as part of a FIRST® Robotics, National Robotics League, or VEX Robotics Competition Team and uses fluid power in their robot. The money awarded is used to study engineering […]
North Dakota State College of Science offers 20 renewable scholarships. Applicants must enroll in one of 18 eligible NDSCS STEM Programs and have a high school or college GPA greater than 3.0 and an ACT Score greater than 24 for liberal arts programs or 22 for selected STEM Programs. Award varies, with a maximum $10,000/year.
The Nuts Bolts and Thingamajigs Foundation is offering multiple non-renewable $1,500 - $3,500 scholarships to any college or university. Full-time college students that have a 2.5 GPA for trade, community, or technical colleges or 3.0 GPA for universities may apply. Students must be currently enrolled in or entering a certificate or degree program which leads […]
The STEM Scholarship provides tuition awards to New York State students graduating in the top 10 percent of their high school class who attend a public or private degree-granting college or university located in New York State.
The PDK Educational Foundation offers 30 non-renewable scholarships to high school seniors totaling $35,000. Scholarships range in value and can be for Education/Teaching programs at any college or university. Applicants are required to submit an essay.

PixelPlex

$2,000
The $2,000 PixelPlex Bi-Annual STEM Scholarship was established to help support and inspire students to pursue further education in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), as well as economics and business. One student will be chosen from the applicant pool and will be awarded based on the strength of their written essay. […]
The PLC Training Organization strives to improve the quality of automation training, and works to bridge the gap between the education being delivered and what employers actually need. As part of the application students will submit a 600 or more words on the topic of “New or Future Industrial Automation Technology”. The submission will require Internet research and demonstration that […]
Are you a high school or college student studying to become a nurse, doctor, chiropractor, or another medical specialist? Pro Care Medical Centers want to help you on your journey with a $500 annual scholarship.
Rensselaer is proud to offer up to ten four-year VEX Robotics scholarships (minimum of $12,500 per year), for a total minimum value of $50,000 each, to high school juniors who are participating on a VEX Robotics team. Applicants must have junior status in high school or the equivalent. Applications should be submitted by students in […]
"We believe in investing in the future of manufacturing and engineering students,” said Tanner Arnold, CEO and President of Revelation Machinery. “With this scholarship, we want to help empower the next generation of manufacturing professionals." Named one of the top 10 manufacturing companies on the Inc. 5000 list, Revelation Machinery has been recognized as one […]

Rocket Lab

$10,000
Rocket Lab now operates a series of world-first education programs, including its international Space Ambassador program, that delivers inspiring and interactive education experiences to schools and  students. The company has also supported more than 60 tertiary students through internships at Rocket Lab, with 90% of those students graduating into full time permanent positions. Rocket Lab […]
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