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Grants to Texas Student Teams to Participate in
STEM and Computer Science Competitions

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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FIRST in Texas

Deadline Date:

10/31/16

Description:

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Grants of up to $2,500 to Texas academic teams for financial support to participate in computer science and STEM competitions. Priority will be given to teams that are primarily female or have other underrepresented populations. Teams may receive a combination of financial support and in-kind computer donations.

Teams are eligible to receive support for the following First in Texas competitions.

1) Junior Lego League
-Rookie Teams: $75

2) Lego League
-Rookie Teams: $500 & a Dell Laptop
-Veteran Teams: $300

3) Tech Challenge
-Rookie Teams: $1,500 & a Dell Laptop
-Veteran Teams: $1,000

4) Robotics Competition
-Rookie Teams: $2,500 & a Dell Laptop
-Veteran Teams: $2,500

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 162067

Estimated Size of Grant:

-Junior Lego League Rookie Teams: $75.
-Lego League Rookie Teams: $500 & a Dell Laptop.
-Lego League Veteran Teams: $300.
-Tech Challenge Rookie Teams: $1,500 & a Dell Laptop.
-Tech Challenge Veteran Teams: $1,000.
-Robotics Competition Rookie Teams: $2,500 & a Dell Laptop.
-Robotics Competitions Veteran Teams: $2,500.

Term of Contract:

Competitions take place during the 2016 - 2017 season.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Academic teams are eligible to apply.

Teams given grants by Dell will need to prove their financial need during the 2016 – 2017 season.

All girls teams or teams with equal or more girls than boys will receive priority.

Teams with other underserved and underrepresented populations will also receive priority

Pre-Application Information:

Grant FAQ: http://firstintexas.org/grants/faqs/

Grant Calendar: http://firstintexas.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/2016-2017-Grant-Calendar.png

Applications are due by October 31. Notifications will be issued between November 15 and 30. Grants will be disbursed between December 1 and 15.

Teams will be notified as soon as a decision has been made, whether or not they have been selected for a grant. This is a rolling process.

Teams may be placed on the waitlist for a specific grant. A team may be on multiple grants’ waitlists. In the event that a selected team withdraws, is unable to document eligibility, or chooses to decline the grant they were selected for, teams will be chosen from the waitlist. Teams on the waitlist will also be considered for any new grant opportunities that may develop throughout the season.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply Online: https://www.ragic.com/FIRSTinTexasDB/application/1?embed&new

Main Office:
2541 South IH-35, Suite 200-263
Round Rock, Texas 78664

(512) 953-7701
info@firstintexas.org

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Texas