Alabama Robotics Program Grant

Alabama Elementary, Middle, And High School Robotics Program Grant

The REC Foundation is excited to announce an excellent grant opportunity for elementary, middle, and high school robotics programs in the state of Alabama. Apply for up to $1,500.00 per school to start a new VEX IQ Challenge or VEX Robotics Competition team or support the team you already have!

How To Apply

Follow these steps to complete your team's application. It's as easy as 1, 2, 3!


Vist the AMSTI Web Page

For information about the program including an FAQ and the Grant Application click here.

Get started by clicking on the black "APPLY NOW" button on the AMSTI web page.


Suggested Responses

In order to make the process of applying for the AMSTI grant as easy as possible, we have provided potential answers for you to use in response to the Grant Narrative provided by AMSTI.

Please keep in mind that these responses should be edited to best relate to your individual situations, and they will require your input.

Each of the versions linked below correspond to the team's program (VEX IQ Challenge or VEX Robotics Competition) and experience (new or existing).

VEX IQ Challenge Suggested Responses

Additional VEX IQ Challenge Links

VRC Suggested Responses

Additional  VRC Links


Purchase Equipment

Congratulations! You won the grant and now have the $1,500 from AMSTI ready to use. The REC Foundation makes it easy for you to get all that your grant requested by following these few last steps:

  1. Visit
  2. If you don't have a account, create one now!
  3. Scroll to the bottom and find the AMSTI package appropriate for your grant application.
  4. Click the "Apply" button to the right of that package and fill out the form.


If you have any questions about this grant opportunity, starting a new team, or anything else robotics related, contact Leslie Cruse at

Thank You!

Thank you for your interest in the VEX Robotics program. The REC Foundation is seeing tremendous growth in the state of Alabama and is excited to see what this opportunity brings.
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