WPI VEX Scholarships
WPI VEX Robotics Scholarship
As part of the partnership with the Robotics Education & Competition Foundation, in 2013 WPI established scholarships for VEX Robotics participants. Each year WPI will award a grand prize scholarship of $80,000 ($20,000 per year, for four years) and two runner-up scholarships of $10,000 ($2,500 per year, for four years).
Please note: the VEX scholarship application will become available for submission in January 2015.
To apply for the VEX scholarships:
- Candidates must have applied to WPI through the standard admissions process before February 1, 2015.
- By March 13, 2014, candidates must submit the following additional materials via SlideRoom*:
- Scholarship Application
- Letter of nomination from the adult team mentor/advisor. Note: you will have the opportunity to invite your nominator to submit his/her letter of recommendation via SlideRoom.
- Supplemental information and/or presentations may be submitted to support and enhance the scholarship application. Presentations (PowerPoint, Keynote, Prezi, etc.), video (mov, wmv, flv, mp4), or links to media and should be submitted directly through SlideRoom.
*SlideRoom is a a web based service where you can complete your application, solicit a nomination from an adult team mentor/advisor, and upload any supplemental information to be considered. Please be sure to select the VEX scholarship application.
VEX Scholarship Eligibility
VEX scholarship candidates must be high school seniors and active VEX team members. Scholarship applicants must be capable of meeting WPI admissions standards, have demonstrated enthusiasm for engineering and science, and possess the ability and innovation necessary to excel as an engineer, scientist, or manager. For additional details regarding VEX Scholarship application requirements and deadlines, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.