Global Reach*

  • 460,000+ students
  • 52,000+ teams
  • 40,000+ robots created
  • 120,000+ Mentors/adult supporter roles filled
  • 110,000+ other Volunteer roles filled (e.g. event Volunteers, Affiliate Partners, VISTAs)
*Projections for the 2016/17 season

2017 FIRST Volunteers & Sponsors

  • 230,000 Volunteer roles filled
  • 3,500 Sponsors including over 200 of the Fortune® 500 companies

2017 FIRST Scholarship Program

  • Over $30 million in college scholarships
  • 1,500+ scholarship opportunities
  • Nearly 200 scholarship providers