FIRST — For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology — was founded to inspire young people to become involved in science and technology through mentor-based programs including FIRST Lego League, FIRST Tech Challenge and FIRST Robotics Competition.
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Who is eligible to apply for a Bucknell FIRST Scholarship?
High school seniors who are current undergraduate applicants to Bucknell and have participated in the FIRST Robotics Competition at least one full season, a FIRST Tech Challenge team or have been a mentor for a FIRST Lego League team during high school.
I’m eligible! How do I apply?
Complete the Bucknell University FIRST Scholarship Application, including:
- An essay (500 words) regarding your FIRST experience and potential career goals
- A letter of recommendation from an adult mentor/coach on your FIRST team
Bucknell University FIRST Scholarship Application