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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.



The Ohio State University at Marion is offering multiple scholarships at $2,400 renewable up to a total of $11,200 to high school seniors and college students. Scholarships are based on either financial need or academic merit. Academic merit scholarships require a minimum 3.0+ GPA. Applicants must be residents of the State of Ohio and attending […]
University of Advancing Technology is offering a renewable scholarship to applicants with a 3.5 CGPA or higher.
The Daniel Felix Ritchie School of Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Denver offers multiple scholarships to admitted students totaling $250,000. Scholarships range in value and are based on either financial need or academic merit. Applicants must be enrolled in an engineering or computer science field to qualify. To learn more about the university's admissions process click here.
The University of Hawaii at Manoa School of Engineering is pleased to provide students with multiple scholarship opportunities that are valued at more than $300,000. Scholarships range in value and are based on both financial need and academic merit. To qualify applicants must be accepted to the College of Engineering. 
As a VEX Robotics Competition participant, you have exhibited a variety of skills, including analytical thinking, applied mathematics, problem-solving and technology design. In recognition of your accomplishments, skills and demonstrated teamwork, you are automatically eligible to be considered for a $10,000 scholarship to the University of Indianapolis. During your preparation for college, we encourage you to apply to be […]
The University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Science & Engineering is offering a number of scholarships to VEX participants.
"With a streamlined application process, competitive tuition and financial aid, as well as strong academic programs, applying couldn’t be easier." –University of New Haven
University of Portland is pleased to offer five $3,000 merit-based scholarships to students who participated in a high school FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC), a FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC), or a VEX Robotics Competition (either virtual or in-person). Each scholarship is renewable for four years, for a total of $12,000. The recipient must maintain a 2.7 cumulative GPA, remain in […]
The University of Southern Mississippi is offering non-renewable scholarships to VEX Competition participants.
Vaughn College of Aeronautics and Technology offers three non-renewable scholarships for full-time VEX competition participants. To apply for this scholarship contact: Celso J. AlvarezAssociate Vice President of Enrollment/PDSOVaughn College of Aeronautics and
Artificial intelligence (AI) is an area of computer science that covers the theory and development of software applications that simulate thinking, draw inferences according to context, discover meaning, reach conclusions based upon experiences, and make decisions by using complex and dynamic data.
At Wentworth, we offer the educational programs for which there is a strong labor market demand that enables us to produce graduates who consistently bring extraordinary value to their organizations and to the world.
The Women in Aerospace Foundation are offering academic merit scholarships to those interested in pursuing a career in the aerospace industry.
As part of the partnership between the Robotics Education & Competition Foundation and the Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), WPI has established scholarships for VEX Robotics participants. Each year WPI will award a grand prize scholarship of $80,000 ($20,000 per year, for four years) and two runner-up scholarships of $10,000 ($2,500 per year, for four years).
Zane State College, established in 1969, values people through our commitment to quality, equity, and stewardship. Zane State College has 29 programs that lead to an associate degree, and an Electrical Engineering Technology Bachelor’s degree. We have seven degrees fully online, industry centered short-term IT training, selective health programs, and more.
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