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Dean Kamen, Founder
Our mission is to inspire young people to be science and technology leaders, by engaging them in exciting mentor-based programs that build science, engineering and technology skills, that inspire innovation, and that foster well-rounded life capabilities including self-confidence, communication, and leadership.
Ends on 10/30/2015
FIRST® is excited to announce the 2015 FIRST® Tech Challenge (FTC®) Technology Transition Grant for teams participating in the 2015 FTC Season! Thanks to xxxxx as sponsors.
Applications will be open in three phases:
FTC Technology Transition Grant Details
· Awarded teams will receive $575 to cover the FTC registration fee
· Awarded teams will be responsible for raising the additional funding needed for the season
· Teams must apply for the grant and meet all criteria in order to be eligible
Eligibility for the
2015 FTC Technology Grant
· Teams must be FTC participants
· Rookie Teams should have a nine digit temporary Team Number
Veteran Teams should have a permanent Team Number
Teams should not complete registration for the 2015 season
Teams Lead Coach 1 and Lead Coach 2 must be screened
Grant is restricted to cover registration and product purchases
· Grants are only available to participants within North America
Teams will be notified of their grant status within two weeks after phase closes
· Teams that have received other registration grant funding are not eligible
Teams will be required to prove season participation at the end of the season
Expectations for the
2015 FTC Technology Transition Recipient
If chosen, please expect Grant sponsors to be in touch with you
and be prepared to share your experiences. They are very interested in
your progress as a team and will be excited to hear more about your season.
Also, if chosen, please send a token of gratitude acknowledging their contributions. Letters, cards, notes, pictures (and whatever else you can think of) can be sent to the following address:
Attn: FTC Technology Transition Grants
200 Bedford Street
Manchester, NH 03101
Grant-related questions should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions about registration should be directed to email@example.com. Please note, completing an application does not guarantee funding. All teams should be actively fundraising and seeking additional funding opportunities.