Scholarships

More than $95 Million Available

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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The REC Foundation is proud to partner with Great Minds inSTEM™. Great Minds in STEM™ is the gateway for Hispanics in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Established in 1989, as HENAAC, Great Minds in STEM™ is a non-profit organization that focuses on STEM educational awareness programs for students from kindergarten to career. The HENAAC Scholars […]
Harvey Mudd College offers one scholarship for $10,000 renewable up to 4 years. Students may pursue any course of study. Candidates must have competed on a VRC team. Additional requirements include senior class status and a brief essay. Submit essay to POsgood@hmc.edu
The Heinlein Society is offering three non-renewable $3,000 scholarships to full time students studying STEM or Science Fiction as Literature. Applicants must be an undergraduate student enrolled for the 2021-22 academic year in an accredited college that awards Bachelor of Science or Arts degrees. Open to applicants from any country.
Candidates competing for the Illinois Tech/VEX scholarships demonstrate an aptitude for science, technology, and other STEM subjects. VEX scholars are eligible for a merit scholarship award of $25,000 per year for up to four years of undergraduate study (five years for Architecture). To be eligible for an Illinois Tech/VEX scholarship, candidates must qualify for undergraduate […]
The Purdue School of Engineering and Technology offers the following scholarship opportunities to incoming Freshman. $1,000 annual scholarships for all four years (minimum high school GPA of 3.0 required).
The Purdue School of Engineering and Technology, IUPUI is offering three scholarships to students who have competed in the VEX® robotics competition and will graduate from high schools (or who were home schooled) in Indiana. There are one $4,000 scholarship for students with a minimum HS GPA of 3.5  and two $1,000 scholarships for students with a minimum HS […]

Intel

$5-10,000
Intel is committed to helping create a better world and having a positive impact on global social challenges by supporting underrepresented groups on their path to becoming the next generation of innovators. The Intel Scholars program aims to expand access and opportunity, and to increase the pipeline of diverse STEM talent, by providing nearly $2 […]

Intertech

$2,500
The Intertech Foundation focuses on young people’s inspiration and the building of their science, engineering, and technology skills. If you have excelled in Math and Science and will be graduating from high school this spring, and plan to pursue college studies in computer science consider applying.
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation’s scholarships provide financial assistance and academic support to high school, undergraduate, and graduate students. In addition to the monetary award, students join a network of nearly 3,200 Cooke Scholars.
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 […]
Kettering University offers up to $5,000 per year ($25K over 5 years), renewable scholarships up to 4.5 years to students who participate in the VRC program. Students must be full time and may pursue any field of academic study. The scholarship is open to US citizens. Applicants do not have to be residents of the […]

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.
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