The Richard T. Gates Engineering and Technology Endowed Challenge Scholarship was established to assist worthy and able students in pursuing a bachelor of science degree in engineering or technology. Richard Gates graduated from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in 1952 with a degree in electrical engineering. In 1994 Mr. Gates created this scholarship and was actively involved in the selection of recipients until his death in 2005.
-Attend an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding (Pell grants, Stafford loans, PLUS loans)
-Have been born in Vermont
-Have parent(s) who are legal residents of Vermont
-Currently attend a Windham County high school or Springfield High School
-Seek a bachelor of science degree in engineering or technology (program must be accredited by the Accrediting Board for Engineering and Technology)
-Demonstrate academic achievement
-Demonstrate financial need
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