Robotics program grant applications are now available to all Oklahoma public schools.
The State Department of Education (SDE), in partnership with FIRST Robotics, has approved a $100,000 budget item to support public school student participation in the FIRST Robotics Program. The SDE will provide grants up to $5,000 per school to facilitate recent start-up and existing team opportunities. The deadline for applications is 5 p.m. Sept. 24, 2012. Grant awards will be announced in November and available to schools in December.