Mines student receives FIRST® Robotics Scholarship

GOLDEN, Colo., Oct. 14, 2013 –Colorado School of Mines student David Long was awarded one of 40 individual scholarships of $1,000 from the Raytheon-FIRST® Robotics Scholarship. Scholarships are awarded to FIRST Robotics alumni who intend to study science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) majors in college.

Recipients must be high school seniors or full-time college freshmen, sophomores or juniors who participated in a FIRST Robotics Competition or were a member of a FIRST Tech Challenge team.

Raytheon supports 30 teams each year in the FIRST Robotics Competition and Tech Challenge. This year, scholarships were awarded to students from 23 different states.

Read the article in The Wall Street Journal.



Kathleen Morton, Communications Coordinator / 303-273-3088 / KMorton@mines.edu

Karen Gilbert, Director of Public Relations / 303-273-3541 / KGilbert@mines.edu