GVSU FIRST Robotics Scholarship

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The School of Engineering at Grand Valley State University has established a merit based engineering scholarship to recognize the achievements of FIRST Robotics Competition participants. This renewable scholarship will provide a $20,000 award, $4,000 per year, renewable for four additional years, for study in the School of Engineering at Grand Valley.


 To be eligible, a student must:

  1. Be a new entering freshman and apply for admission to GVSU prior to December 31
  2. Have participated in the FIRST Robotics Competition
  3. Have a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or better in high school AND a competitive ACT/SAT score; typically 26 ACT/1260 SAT
  4. Have at least 6 units of high school math and science
  5. Be enrolled full time (12 credits)

The Engineering Scholarship Committee will select a recipient from those students who meet the above qualifications and who have been admitted to the University. Awards will be announced by the end of March. Two scholarships are awarded annually, one to EGR and the second to EGR, CIS or OSH.

The scholarship is renewable on an annual basis, for a total of ten semesters, providing the recipient maintains the following level of scholarship:

  1. Is enrolled in engineering and carries a minimum of 12 credits each semester,
  2. Maintains a minimum cumulative 3.00 GPA at GVSU, and
  3. Successfully completes the engineering requirements for each academic year.


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