Funding for a limited number of FIRST Robotics Competition teams in Hampton Roads will be available through a generous grant by Raytheon. The grant places a special emphasis on FRC teams needing assistance for the 2017-2018 competition season. Funding levels will not exceed $1,000 and may be used to help defray the cost of travel, transportation, and/or lodging, event registration or materials directly relating to the building of the team competition robot.
To receive funding, teams must be located in Hampton Roads, including the cities of Chesapeake, Hampton, Newport News, Norfolk, Poquoson, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Virginia Beach and surrounding counties, and be associated with a school, Boys and Girls Clubs, Scouts, 4-H, home-school with associated organization, or a non-profit organization.
Applications must be received by September 29th.