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Clarkson FIRST Scholarship

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Clarkson University awards up to 25 merit scholarships to selected high school seniors that have been a member of For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) Robotics (FRC) or Tech Challenge (FTC) team. Recipients will receive a scholarship of up to $6,000.

To apply for the Clarkson University FIRST Scholarship, you must:

  1. Have a minimum overall high school average of 85
  2. Complete the Clarkson University admission application
  3. Complete the Clarkson University FIRST Scholarship application (PDF)
  4. Provide a recommendation from an adult leader of your FIRST team
  5. Submit an essay relating to your FIRST experience

FIRST awards are renewable for students in good academic standing for four years while attending Clarkson.

Deadlines For Applying
To be considered for this scholarship you must meet application criteria and complete all application requirements by January 15 of your senior year. Early Decision applicants must meet the above criteria by December 1 of senior year. If you have any questions or would like to set up an admission interview, contact us.