First Scholarship

FIRST Scholarships

In support of the mission of FIRST, Bradley University offers up to four $2,500 renewable scholarships to high school seniors who have participated for at least one full season in a FIRST Robotics Competition or FIRST Tech Challenge in either their junior or senior years. Applicants should have a minimum ACT of 28 (or 1260 SAT) and at least a 3.5 high school GPA. Winners must enroll at Bradley as full-time, first-time freshmen majoring in a program of study within the College of Engineering & Technology. Scholarships are renewable for up to eight semesters for recipients who maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA.

To apply for a Bradley University FIRST scholarship, in your senior year:

  • Complete Bradley University’s Application for Undergraduate Admission by January 15, 2016. 
  • Submit the following FIRST scholarship application online by March 1, 2016.
  • Submit a letter of recommendation from your FIRST team’s adult mentor or coach by March 1, 2016.

FIRST scholarship application materials should be sent to:

Office of Financial Assistance
1501 W. Bradley Ave.
Bradley University
Peoria, IL 61625