Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

Rensselaer VEX Robotics Scholarship Form - 2021

Rensselaer is proud to offer up to ten four-year VEX Robotics scholarships (minimum of $12,500 per year), for a total minimum value of $50,000 each, to high school juniors who are participating on a VEX Robotics team. Applicants must have junior status in high school or the equivalent.

Questions? Email rosatn@rpi.edu

 

Student Information
Birthdate*
Birthdate*
Mailing Address*
Mailing Address*
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VEX Team Information
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High School Subject Areas
Please indicate the number of years of the following subject areas you plan on completing during your high school career.
Math
Math
Science
Science
English
English
Social Studies/History
Social Studies/History
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Personal Statement
Please write an essay describing your participation in VEX.

Scholarship will be offered to a student who has excelled in one or more of the following:
  • Applied math, science or engineering to the design, control operation of the robot.
  • Is a key person involved in the mechanical design or the programming of the robot.
  • Is a team leader or organizer. This student brought out the best in a team.
Please title the essay and include your name under the title.

Enter personal statement in field below or email your personal statement to rosatn@rpi.edu.
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Recommendations and Transcript
RECOMMENDATIONS

Supply TWO letters of recommendation:
  • One from a team mentor
  • One from a math OR science teacher
Recommendations must include:
  • Recommender's Name
  • Recommender's Relationship to Student (Mentor, Math or Science Teacher)
  • Recommender's Email
  • Recommender's Daytime Phone Number
  • Student's Name
It is preferred that letters of recommendation be submitted via the online form available at: https://apply-undergrad.rpi.edu/register/VEXLetter.  If this is not possible, letters of recommendation can also be submitted by:

                      Email - rosatn@rpi.edu
                                      
                                          OR

                      Mail -  Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
                               VEX Robotics Scholarship
                               Office of Undergraduate Admissions
                               110 8th Street
                               Troy, NY USA 12180

HIGH SCHOOL TRANSCRIPT

Official high school transcript(s) can be mailed to:

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
VEX Robotics Scholarship
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
110 8th Street
Troy, NY USA 12180
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Eligibility Requirements
  • Junior status in high school or the equivalent
  • Member of a VEX Robotics team
  • Taking college bound math (at least through pre-calculus at the time of high school graduation) and science courses
  • For the winners to receive the scholarship, they must then apply, be accepted, and enroll at Rensselaer in the following year. (Please see Rensselaer’s freshman admission requirements at: http://admissions.rpi.edu/undergraduate/admission/index.html )
I meet the eligibility requirements*
I meet the eligibility requirements*
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Notes
  • Completed Applications are due by May 15th
  • Winners will be notified in August
  • Questions? Email rosatn@rpi.edu