FIRST Program Scholarships

Sweet Briar College is offering scholarship assistance to all students who have participated in a full season of any FIRST program and who choose to enroll at Sweet Briar College.

Scholarship Award
FIRST scholarships are $1,000 per year for each of a student's four years of undergraduate study at Sweet Briar, as long as the student remains in good academic standing. The scholarship can be applied toward tuition, is in addition to any other academic scholarships offered by Sweet Briar, and will become part of a student's overall financial assistance package.
Selection Criteria

To be eligible for this award, students must:

  • Apply for admission and be admitted to the College. You may apply for admission and apply for the scholarship simultaneously.
  • Have participated at least one full season on a FIRST Robotics Competition team (FRC) or a FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) team.
  • Submit the scholarship application form and supporting materials, including an essay and recommendation from a FIRST coach or mentor.

Application Process
Students should apply for admission to Sweet Briar College and complete the FIRST Scholarship application by February 1 (or May 1 for transfer students).

For More Information
If you have questions about this scholarship or applying for admission, please contact the Admissions Office.

(800) 381.6142