VEX MN Scholarships
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Robotics Education & Competition (REC) Foundation Scholarships

The REC seeks to increase student interest and involvement STEM through curriculum-based robotics engineering programs like VEX.

By partnering with universities and colleges to offer scholarship programs, the REC Foundation hopes to encourage students to continue their education and pursue careers in STEM.  Globally, more than 500 scholarships are being offered for a total of $15 million!

St. Cloud Technical Community College (SCTCC) Foundation Scholarship

St. Cloud Technical & Community College is excited to support VEX Robotics participants in continuing their educational journey and welcome them into pathways for a career in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics).  SCTCC Foundation is pleased to offer (1) full-ride scholarship to a student who is planning on being a full-time student in one of the College’s STEM programs.  Applicants must be a full-time student and must have participated in the VEX Robotics Competition for at least two years.  Students should be active in the VEX MN community (coaching/mentoring teams, volunteering at events, etc.) while they are a student at SCTCC.  Students will be required to submit an essay and a letter of recommendation from their VEX Robotics coach as part of the application process.  Coaches should email letters of recommendation to Tina Ward at and Katie Frank at


Deadline: January 31, 2023


To be eligible to receive the SCTCC Foundation VEX Robotics Scholarship, you must:

  • Be a current high school senior graduating in 2023
  • Have VEX Robotics Competition participation

To receive the SCTCC Foundation VEX Robotics Scholarship, you must:

  • Apply to a SCTCC qualifying program (see full list below)
  • Have completed the FAFSA

Qualifying Programs:  

Advanced Manufacturing

CNC & Advanced Machining
Computer-Aided Design Manufacturing
Computer-Aided Mechanical Design
Energy Technical Specialist
Instrumentation & Process Control
Robotics & Automation Technology
Construction Technology

Architectural Construction Technology
Electrical Construction Technology
Heating, Air Conditioning, & Refrigeration
Land Surveying/Civil Engineering
Water Environment Technologies
Information Technology

Computer Programming
Cyber Security
Network Administration
PC Specialist
Math & Sciences

Biology Transfer Pathway
Biomedical Equipment Technician
Cardiovascular Technology
Dental Assistant
Dental Hygienist
Engineering Broad Field
Environmental Science
Health Information Technology
Health Sciences Broad Field
Mathematics Transfer Pathway
Medical Coding
Nursing – Associate Degree in Nursing (A.D.N.)
Practical Nursing
Surgical Technology

Auto Body Collision Technology
Automotive Service Technician
Medium/Heavy Truck Technician