Dematic FIRST® Scholarship Program Applications Open

Applications for the Supply Chain and Logistics Scholarship Due Saturday, May 18

The Dematic FIRST® Scholarship program supports high school and college students in their journey to become future supply chain and logistics leaders and innovators. This scholarship will award: 
• Two $5,000 scholarships 
• 10 $1,000 scholarships 
Applications will be submitted online. Students will be asked to upload:
• High school transcripts for graduation verification or expected graduation date.
• A one-page essay (1,000-word limit) responding to this prompt: You have been awarded a grant to design and develop a robot of your choice.
- Describe the purpose of your robot and the problem it solves, highlighting its positive and negative impacts on the world.
- Explain your design process, including how you prioritize features and navigate trade-offs between different components.
- Identify the key team members you will need and justify their roles in the project.
• A letter of recommendation (recommended, not required) from an adult mentor/coach on your FIRST team, teacher, or guidance counselor.
To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, students must:
• Have participated in a FIRST® Robotics Competition (FRC®) or a FIRST® Tech Challenge (FTC®) Team during high school.
• Apply and be admitted to a post-secondary institution (including trade schools) as a full- or part-time student.
- You do not need to have already been admitted at the time of application for this scholarship.
- Must be pursuing a post-secondary degree or certification at a North American academic institution. STEM degrees and certifications are preferred.
- Available for any undergraduate students for the fall of 2024.
Previous Dematic FIRST Scholarship program winners are ineligible to win again. 
Applications are due Saturday, May 18. Apply here:
About Dematic
Dematic designs, builds, and supports intelligent automated solutions empowering and sustaining the future of commerce for its customers in manufacturing, warehousing, and distribution. With research and development engineering centers, manufacturing facilities, and service centers located in more than 26 countries, the Dematic global network of over 10,000 employees has helped achieve successful customer installations for some of the world’s leading brands. Headquartered in Atlanta, Dematic is a member of KION Group, one of the world’s leading suppliers of industrial trucks and supply chain solutions. 

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