Event and Local Scholarships

Scholarship Application Deadline is Saturday, August 1, 2020.

The Rock River Robotics Off-season Competition  is pleased to again offer four $1000 scholarships to high school students who are members of teams that competed in R2OC in either 2018 or 2019.

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

2020 R2OC Scholarship Application, WORD

2020 R2OC Scholarship Application, PDF

Tips for a Successful R2OC Scholarship Application (Updated for 2020)


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