FIRST Robotics Scholarship

For First-Year Students

As a strong supporter of science, engineering, and technology, Mercer University has established a scholarship fund to recognize students participating on a FIRST competing team during their junior or senior year of high school.

Our FIRST Robotics Scholarship is offered to select incoming first-year students with FIRST experience who are pursuing a career in engineering. Students selected by Mercer as FIRST Scholars are eligible for a $3,000 non-renewable scholarship.

Scholarship Requirements

  • Apply for admission to Mercer University and be admitted by March 1 of your senior year of high school.
  • Plan to pursue engineering as a career path.
  • Show active involvement on a competing FIRST FRC or FTC team during your junior or senior year of high school.
  • Submit a one-page essay highlighting your experience with FIRST and how it has influenced your career path.

Eligible students will receive notification from the Office of Student Financial Planning.