Since the MathMovesU® program’s inception, Raytheon has recognized more than 1,500 students and teachers — and more than 500 schools nationwide. Scholarship Management Services, an independent third party organization, administers the scholarship programs and tracks award winners as they advance in STEM-related careers. Additionally, Raytheon matches employee contributions to encourage giving and expand financial impact.
Math Hero Award
Math teachers and volunteers who work with students are eligible to receive a $2,500 Math Hero award for their part in improving math education. A matching grant of $2,500 is also awarded to their local school or an approved math-related nonprofit organization of their choice.
Raytheon-EiE Teacher Scholarship Program
Elementary teachers and science specialists are eligible to receive a $3,000 scholarship to attend an Engineering is Elementary® (EIE) Professional Development workshop created by the Museum of Science, Boston. This program is intended to encourage the inclusion of engineering and technology education in elementary classrooms by providing access to Engineering is Elementary workshops and materials.
Middle School Grant and Scholarship Program
Each year MathMovesU awards 150 middle school students nationwide $1,000 scholarships to attend math and science summer camps and programs, or save the money for college. Raytheon also donates a $1,000 matching grant to each winning student’s middle school.
FIRST Robotics Scholarship application form (Available April 1 through May 31)
Raytheon has established a scholarship program to assist FIRST Robotics team members and competitors who plan to continue their education in college as math, science or technology majors. The program supports a wide range of educational options. Scholarships are offered for full-time study beginning sophomore, junior or senior year at an accredited institution or program of the student's choice.