grant Proposal summary

The following questions will be asked on the grant application. Please review and be prepared to respond if you are applying for the State Robotics Grant. 

  • What is the approximate overall enrollment at your school?
  • How many students are in your classroom?
  • Approximate number of 1st -8th graders attend your school?
  • What grades does your school serve or will it serve in the Fall 2018 semester?  
  • Is your elementary school classified as Title I?
  • What is the approximate number of students who receive free and reduced lunch?
  • Approximately how many students in your school identify as Caucasian?
  • Approximately how many students in your school identify as African-American?
  • Approximately how many students in your school identify as Hispanic?
  • Approximately how many students in your school identify as a race not listed above?
  • Does your school currently have a VEX IQ Team?
  • Does your school currently have any robotics teams? If so, what type of robotics team? VEX VRC, FIRST FLL, FIRST FTC, FIRST FRC? Other?
  • What is the approximate number of students you plan on having on your robotics team (Recommended size 3-12)?
  • What grades do you predict will be on your robotics team?
  • Do you have any experience with robotics? If yes, what type of experience? (Remember it is completely ok if you have no experience with robotics. We will train you!)
  • Why do you want to start a robotics team?
  • How much time are you willing to donate outside of the classroom for your robotics team?
  • Do you have access to volunteers who can support you with your robotics team or can TechPoint Foundation for Youth help you find volunteers?
  • If awarded this grant, how would the students at your school benefit?