Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

Rensselaer VEX Robotics Scholarship Form - 2019

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*
Mailing Address*




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FIRST 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
Science
English
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 first@ecse.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*
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Notes
  • Completed Applications are due by May 15th
  • Winners will be notified in August
  • Questions? Email rosatn@rpi.edu