MSOE is proud to be the Wisconsin State Affiliate for FIRST Technical Challenge and a nationwide advocate and partner for FIRST robotics programs. MSOE offers a number of opportunities for both current FIRST participants along with alumni including summer programs, team sponsorships, collegiate scholarships, and our one of a kind FIRST Ambassadors program.

Team Support

FIRST Ambassadors Program

The FIRST Ambassadors program enables MSOE students who are FIRST Alumni to pursue paid mentorship opportunities at high need schools within Milwaukee.

WI FIRST Tech Challenge

As the Wisconsin FTC Affiliate, MSOE hosts the annual Wisconsin FTC State Championship, manages qualifier assignments, and is available to assist new organizations hoping to start an FTC team with their 7th – 12th grade students.

Sponsorships

MSOE offers sponsorship opportunities for FIRST FRC, FTC and FLL Challenge teams annually. Whether your team has been sponsored by MSOE before or you're a new team looking for sponsors, we invite you to apply for a sponsorship from our university!

About FIRST Robotics

FIRST stands for: For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology.  Visit the First Inspires website to learn more about the national organization that has been inspiring young people in STEM since 1989.

 

The Importance of STEM at MSOE

Hear about the importance of STEM in MSOE's podcast, Rethink What's Possible:

Seandra Mitchell, vice president of student affairs and campus inclusion, and Liz Taylor, director of STEM, dive into the importance of diversity in STEM and MSOE’s efforts to offer STEM experiences to shape a more equitable future.