FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) is an international program with the stated mission to:
“…inspire young people to be science and technology leaders, by engaging them in exciting mentor-based programs that build science, engineering, and technology skills that inspire innovation, and that foster well-rounded life capabilities including self-confidence, communication, and leadership.”
The FIRST Robotics Grant is now being managed by the Oregon Robotics Tournament and Outreach Program. For further information,
please visit the ORTOP website.