High-school students participating in the FIRST Robotics Competition program are eligible to apply for more than $30 million (!!)  in scholarships from ~200 scholarship providers. FIRST scholarship opportunities exist for all FIRST high-school-aged student team members, regardless of the teams’ robot performance or competition outcome.

For more information see, where you can view & search the list of scholarship opportunities. More are being added, so check back if yours is not listed yet.

Tip:  Search on “All Areas” to see scholarships that could be used at any college or university.

Scholarships Widget

Teams & Mentors:  Find more scholarship resources here. Resources include FAQs, videos, widgets for your team website, and more. Check it out!

Is the college/university of your choice not currently making available FIRST Scholarships? Reach out to and we can begin discussions.

Past scholarships in Western & Central PA have included the following universities. For current listings, see

  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • California University of Pennsylvania
  • Robert Morris University
  • Bucknell University
  • Drexel University
  • Temple University
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • Pennsylvania College of Technology