Illinois Institute of Technology


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 admission to Illinois Institute of Technology as a first year student. Students who are awarded a VEX scholarship may pursue any major at Illinois Tech.


  • Be a senior in high school
  • Have participated in at least one full season during your junior or senior year on a VEX Robotics team.

Steps to Apply:

  • Complete and submit an application for admission through the Common Application
  • Complete and submit the application (coming soon), which will include:
    • A one-page essay describing your involvement in VEX
    • Your team and coach contact information
    • All applications must be received no later than January 15 of a student’s senior year
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