$1,000 FIRST® Robotics Scholarship
If you participated in FIRST Robotics or FIRST Tech Challenge competitions as a high school student, we have great news for you!
Every accepted incoming student, in any major at Western New England University, who includes proof of high school participation in FIRST Robotics on his or her application will automatically be awarded a $1,000 FIRST Robotics Scholarship.
This scholarship is in addition to your Merit Scholarship. To be eligible, you must indicate your specific program and your team number related to your FIRST experience on your WNE application for admission. Scholarships cannot be honored after you formally submit your application.
The Scholarship is open to all first-year students, from all geographic areas, interested in any academic major at Western New England University.
Both this Scholarship and your Merit Scholarship are renewable for all years of undergraduate study, providing you maintain full-time status and are meeting Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) per the course catalogue.
Western New England University is proud to support FIRST Robotics through the WNE FIRST Robotics initiative, which includes hosting regional competitions and mentorship of regional and international teams.