Scholarships – 8th Graders

Archbishop Wood and the RoboVikings Sponsoring $1,000 Scholarships for 8th Grade Students

Archbishop Wood HS and the Archbishop Wood Robotics team are sponsoring $1,000 scholarships to Archbishop Wood HS for three eighth grade students that join the robotics team in 2015 and attend Archbishop Wood HS as freshman during the 2015-16 school year.

The application deadline of February 23, 2015 is now extended to midnight March 2, 2015. 

The application must be made by submitting an essay and picture by email. The essay must discuss how the student will incorporate the FIRST Robotics core values in the student’s life and how the student, as a member of the Fighting Robovikings team, will contribute to the team and improve the team’s capabilities.  FIRST Robotics core values can be researched at The essay format must center the title “Archbishop Wood Robotics Scholarship Application Essay” at the top with the student’s name, address, grade, school, email address, and parent or guardian contact information centered underneath.  The essay must be a minimum of 1000 words and typed single space in either 12pt Arial or 12pt Times New Roman font.

Submit the application to as an attachment to an email. The attachment must be either in an MSWord compatible file format or Adobe PDF.  A separate attachment with the student’s picture in a standard picture file format like jpg, gif, or tif must also be included in the email.