February 16, 2017

Dalton FRC Qualifier Attendees: Individual Scholarship & Team Prize Opportunity

To recognize the innovative problem solving that diversity can spur and encourage more female students to become involved in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education and careers, Shaw is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a leading female FIRST Robotics team member who plans to pursue further STEM education following high school (at a technical college or four-year university). The winning student’s team will also receive a $500 contribution, which can be applied to upcoming FIRST competition travel, registration, etc.

See the Full Details and Required Forms For Submission

  • Only those teams participating in the FIRST Robotics Dalton Qualifier March 10-11, 2017 are eligible for this scholarship and team prize
  • Open to female high school students in 11th or 12th grade
  • Each team may select up to 2 female FIRST Robotics team members to be entered for the individual scholarship
  • Each entry must include:
    1. Video no more than 2 minutes in length highlighting the value that diversity and inclusion brings to your team.
      • Cell phone video submissions are acceptable as are more highly produced / edited pieces.
      • Video submissions will be evaluated based upon content and not the extent of video production. Use whatever method will most effectively convey your perspective.
    2. A written submission from the team captain or other designated team member answering the following question: How does this individual bring out the best in others and make your team stronger?
  • Shaw has the right to use all video and written submissions and their contents in written, video or audio form through its internal and external communications channels, including but not limited to social media, website, press releases, brochures, etc. The attached publicity release form should be signed by each team member participating in the video and the individual student being submitted for the scholarship opportunity. Return these forms with your application, video entry, and written submission.
  • All entries must be submitted to by 5 p.m. Eastern, Tuesday, February 28.

At Shaw, we strive to unleash greatness and recognize that diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences are critical to accelerating innovation and fueling growth.