Applications are now being accepted for the annual Reaching for the Stars: Women in STEM Scholarships. Scholarships will be awarded to three outstanding women (high school juniors and seniors) currently registered with a FIRST team in the FIRST Chesapeake District (FTC in Virginia, FRC in DC, Maryland, and Virginia). Applications are due no later than 11:59PM on Friday, December 6, 2019. Finalists will be notified no later than December 9, 2019 and must attend an interview with the selection committee on December 13, 2019 at Rolls-Royce in Reston, VA. Scholarship recipients will be notified no later than December 20th, 2019.
Scholarships will be presented at the annual Reaching for the Stars: Women in STEM Breakfast Sponsored by Rolls-Royce on January 23, 2020. Additional details are included below. Questions? Contact Katarina Spears at .
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Scholarship application deadline:
Friday, December 6, 2019, 11:59PM
Friday, December 13, 2019, 8:00AM-12:00PM (scheduled in 30-minutes time slots) at Rolls-Royce US Corporate Headquarters, 1875 Explorer Street, Ste. 200, Reston, VA
Three scholarships available for women currently registered with a FIRST team in the FIRST Chesapeake District (FTC in Virginia and FRC in DC, Maryland and Virginia)
Scholarship recipients will be notified by December 20, 2019.
Scholarship recipients must attend the Women in STEM Breakfast Sponsored by Rolls-Royce on January 23, 2020 at the UVA Darden Center, 1100 Wilson Boulevard, 30th Floor, Arlington, VA 8:15AM-10:00AM for scholarship presentation.
The annual FRC Workshop Sponsored by FRC 1418 Vae Victis is now open for registration. Click here for Team sign up sheet. Deadline to sign up December 6th.
Cost: now FREE!!!
Due to low attendance, we have canceled this Saturday's FIRST Chesapeake Mentoring Workshop in Richmond.
We are still offering another Mentoring Workshop January 25th in Arlington VA. Please click here to sign up for this session.
Starting on November 4th, students can apply for a $40,000 college scholarship plus guaranteed paid software engineering internship at Amazon. We will be granting 100 new winners to high school students who graduate in 2020. All high school students who have taken or are currently enrolled in AP computer science in under-resourced schools and intend to study computer science in college are eligible.
Students can follow this link to apply starting on November 4th: https://learnmore.scholarsapply.org/amazonfutureengineer/
The application will open on November 4th, 2019 and will close on January 17, 2020.
Learn more about Amazon Future Engineer: https://www.amazonfutureengineer.com/
|Month of competing events||Nomination deadline|
|December||Friday, November 15, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. ET|
|January||Sunday, December 15, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. ET|
|February||Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 11:59 P.M. ET|
Free for all FIRST Chesapeake mentors and volunteers.
Space is limited. Registration required.
Participants will gain a solid understanding of: a mentor’s role, relationship-building techniques, stages of relationship development, reporting requirements, communication, setting boundaries, and the positive youth development framework.
We welcome current and potential mentors and event volunteers, and anyone interested in improving their FIRST Chesapeake mentoring or youth development skills.