Candidates competing for the Illinois Tech WRO scholarships demonstrate an aptitude for science, technology, and other STEM subjects. WRO scholars are eligible for a merit scholarship award of $25,000 per year for up to four years of undergraduate study (five years for architecture).
To be eligible for an Illinois Tech WRO scholarship, candidates must qualify for undergraduate admission to Illinois Tech as a first-year student. Students who are awarded a WRO scholarship may pursue any major at Illinois Tech.
- Be a senior in high school, applying to colleges for the fall 2020 semester
- Have participated in at least one full season during your junior or senior year on a WRO team (note: if a WRO team is in its first season, seniors can still apply for the WRO scholarship)
How to Apply
- Apply to Illinois Tech as a first-year student at www.commonapp.org
- Upload the following supplemental materials here:
- One-page essay describing your involvement in WRO
- Provide your team information and adult coach contact information
Illinois Tech WRO Scholarship application must be submitted no later than May 15 of a student’s senior year.
PLEASE NOTE: The WRO Scholarship cannot be combined with other Illinois Tech merit scholarships such as Heald, Chicago Police and Fire, FIRST Robotics, VEX Robotics, Duchossois, Camras, Crown, Collens, Leadership Academy, International scholarship, and more. If a student earns multiple Illinois Tech merit scholarships throughout the admission process, the university will award the highest merit award for which the student is qualified, but will not combine multiple awards.