Event and Local Scholarships

Scholarship Application Deadline is Friday, June 25, 2022.

Rock River Robotics Off-season Competition (R2OC) is celebrating its 10-year anniversary! We are looking forward to this year’s offseason competition.  We are continuing our partnership with RVC Foundation and will award the following scholarships, several of which are being offered for the first time this year. These scholarships are available to students whose FRC team is competing in the 2022 R2OC event. 

RVC is offering several scholarships through R2OC/RVC Foundation Scholarship Program. 

Four $500 scholarships will be awarded to high school students in grades 9-12 who are applying for one of the following programs:

*Dual Credit students through Rock Valley College and their current high school

*Running Start students through Rock Valley College and their current high school

 

One $1500 scholarship will be awarded to a 2022 graduating HS student who is applying for one of the following programs:

*Enrollment in upcoming fall semester at Rock Valley College and will begin their general college studies

*Enrollment in upcoming fall semester at Rock Valley College and will begin their engineering degree pursuits

 

Two $1000 scholarships will be awarded to two students who are applying for the following scholarship:

*R2OC Scholarship for high school students who will be graduating in either 2022 or 2023.

 

Use the links below to learn more the scholarship application process:

Application Link:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1aBdlqMc7Cw7c0GeNysHUcj0UClzpuZOE/edit?usp=sharing&ouid=101148980751061931782&rtpof=true&sd=true

Tips for a Successful R2OC Scholarship Application

 

The following local organizations offer scholarships to Northern Illinois students interested in STEM careers.

American Association of University Women

Fabricators and Manufacturers Association Foundation

Illinois Society of Professional Engineers

Rock Valley College Foundation

Society of Women Engineers, Chicago Regional Section

 

The Community Foundation of Northern Illinois also administers several scholarships of interest to FRC students.

Geoffrey R. Laird Memorial Scholarship

Howard D. Coleman Scholarship

Janet L. Williams Mathematics Scholarship

Rockford Products Foundation Corporation Scholarship

William Pigott Memorial Scholarship

Women of Today’s Manufacturing Scholarship

 

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