ServoCity® / Actobotics® Scholarship ProgramServoCity is a proud supporter of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) and encouraging young minds. By offering scholarships, we want to assist young engineers and innovators in reaching their educational and career goals.
As part of our ServoCity/Actobotics Scholarship Program we offer two annual scholarships ($500 each) to high school seniors involved in either FIRST® Organization or the Radio Control hobby! If you are an eligible student, be sure to submit your application by the April 16, 2017 deadline.
The Society for Women Engineers offers scholarships for women going into engineering.
The local San Diego chapter has scholarship deadlines this week March 15 for incoming first years.
The national organization has a May 1 deadline.
a $1,000 Women in Technology Scholarship to an outstanding female student who is planning a career in the field of computer science and/or computer programming (deadline May 5):
We have now separated those blog announcements of programs we hear about into their own categories:
Let us know if you find this useful or have any suggestions.
The Association of Old Crows (AOC) Educational Foundation (AEF) will be providing two scholarships to college students studying in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). These scholarships are funded by a $25,000 donation from the Raytheon Corporation. Two scholarships in the amount of $12,500 each will be awarded in April 2017. Applications and accompanying paperwork must be received NO LATER THAN Friday, March 31st, 2017.
Selection of the applicants shall be based on:
For those who are still interested in the MOONBOTS competition, the registration deadline has been extended to Wednesday March 15 so you have one more week! See the previous blog post about it:
And for any team that would like to participate in the SouthWest Robotics in Science Education (SWRiSE) FTC scrimmage held during the San Diego County Fair (and be eligible to apply for the Don Diego Scholarship Program in the future), get on the SWRiSE pre-registration list:
We have a great opportunity for Pre-Registration for teams that would like to participate in Summer of Robotics at the San Diego County Fair. We are offering the chance for your teams to pre-register on our website, SWRiSE.org, and you will get the first opportunity to sign your team up to participate at the Del Mar Fair.
Although this will not guarantee a spot at the fair, just for pre-registering, you will receive all communications and dates prior to us opening them to the public. Pre-registration is free, you not be asked for your team fee until we open registration at a later date on the San Diego County Fair website.
**All dates are subject to changes**
FIRST Robotics Challenge -- June 3rd
FIRST Tech Challenge -- June 10th
FIRST LEGO League, SUMO, and Line Follow -- June 11th
Botball Challenge -- June 24th
This is a great early opportunity for your teams and we look forward to seeing everyone pre-register! Please email me with any further questions or concerns. Also, on our website and within the pre-registration, we do have additional information that may answer any questions!
Here is a direct link to the SouthWest Robotics in Science Education website: http://www.southwestrobotics.org/
And a link to the Summer of Robotics pre-registration page: http://www.southwestrobotics.org/sor-preregistration.html
Samantha Hamilton - Executive Director
SouthWest Robotics in Science Education (SWRISE)
PO Box 712077, Santee, CA 92072-2077
For updates on SWRiSE, like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/swrise
For any of you graduating seniors who have exhibited or participated in FTC events at the San Diego County Fair in previous years, there are Don Diego scholarships available. Deadline for applications is midnight March 20.
Individual awards announced at the February 25 San Diego Regional Championship are now posted: