As a robotics student, you will find the perfect fit at Kettering University. The hands-on technical expertise and collaborative problem-solving skills you have gained while competing in FIRST®, Vex®or OCCRA will give you a huge head start in our laboratory-based Science, Engineering, Math and Business programs, and in our paid professional co-op opportunities. Graduate “Kettering Built” with one of the most valuable and career-ready degrees in the United States!
Eligibility Criteria/ Scholarship Guidelines
A completed online scholarship application, found at ketteringuniversity.force.com. The application opens on November 1, and all materials must be submitted by March 1.
High school seniors must apply for admission to Kettering University, and be accepted by March 1.
College transfer students who are acting as mentors are also eligible. To be considered, apply for admission to Kettering University, and be admitted by March 1. Evaluation of transfer students’ applications will be based on the merits of their work as team mentors.
Applicants must be currently and actively involved in a competing FRC®, FTC®, Vex® or OCCRA team.
Provide two letters of recommendation - one from a team advisor or mentor, and one from another adult.
Submit an essay, and include your team name and number. Be sure to tell how long you’ve been involved in robotics, what roles you’ve had on your team, your leadership experience, and mentoring you have done and any particular achievements or commendations you have earned. Also, highlight how participating in robotics has influenced your career path.