FIRST (For the Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics 99h Grant


Public Act 367 of 2016, Protection of Pupil Privacy, requires that the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) and the Center for Educational Performance and Information (CEPI) post on their websites a notice of the information collected for a pupil’s education records, including an inventory of all pupil data elements and a description of each pupil data element.  A requirement of the FIRST Robotics grant states:

  • Provide MDE with an electronic roster, which includes student Unique Identification Code (UIC).
    Click here for a list of data fields and their descriptions as collected by MDE. 
  • Example roster in Excel.


2016-17 FIRST Grant Materials

PDF Document2016-17 Grant Award Announcement Recipient List - update 2/8/17 

 PDF Document2016-17 FIRST Robotics Grant Request for Proposal (RFP) Instructions

PDF Document2016-17 FIRST Robotics Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Excel Document2016-17 FIRST Robotics Spending Plan Template

PDF Document2016-17 FIRST Robotics Spending Plan - Sample for Veteran Teams

PDF Document2016-17 FIRST Robotics Spending Plan - Sample for Rookie Teams  

PDF Document2016-17 FIRST Robotics Grant Technical Assistance Webinar PowerPoint  

PDF Document2016-17 FIRST Robotics MEGS+ Application Step-by-Step Instructions  

 2015-16 FIRST Grant Materials

PDF Document2015-16 FIRST Robotics Grant Recipients List

PDF Document2015-16 FIRST Robotics Unfunded List   

PDF DocumentFIRST Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) 

External LinkSection 99h of State Aid - FIRST Robotics Legislation  

 Student Centric Grant 22k Final Program PowerPoints (Archived)

 Regional Data Initiatives (Archived) 

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