2018 SpaceX-FIRST Alumni Scholarship Application

The SpaceX FIRST Alumni Scholarship program recognizes FIRST alumni who are taking their hands-on engineering expertise to the next level. Five scholarships of $500 will be awarded.  

Basic Eligibility
  • Alumni of FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) or FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) currently enrolled at an accredited four-year university or college
  • High school seniors who were active participants in FRC or FTC and are planning to attend an accredited four-year university or college are also eligible
  • Currently pursuing or planning to pursue a major in engineering or computer science
  • Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Resident
Preferred qualifications
  • GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • Additional hands-on experience in addition to FIRST, including lab research, project teams, prior internship or work experience
Application Deadlines
  • The application window opens Tuesday, February 20, 2018, and closes Monday, May 21, 2018, at 5pm Pacific.

Applicant Information

* 1. First Name

* 2. Last Name

* 3. Email Address

* 4. Cell Phone

* 6. Are you a U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Resident?

FIRST Participation Information

* 8. FIRST Team Name (while in high school)

* 9. FIRST Team Number

* 10. FIRST Team Location

* 11. FIRST Team State

Optional Section: SpaceX Internships

* 12. Are you interested in learning about future opportunities to intern at SpaceX? You can read more about the SpaceX University Program at SpaceX.com/University