Robotics at Kettering University.

FIRST Alumni Sponsorships

The Kettering/GMI Alumni Association (KGMIAA) is proud to again sponsor FIRST Robotics teams for the 2021 season.

Team Requirements
  • Application must be submitted by December 4

  • Winning teams must be able to accept US checks for sponsorship

  • Only FIRST (FRC) teams are eligible for the sponsorship

Winning teams will be announced in December 2020.

The Alumni Association believes in the power of FIRST Robotics. A gift will give an aspiring team additional resources they need.

Sponsorship Application

Kettering/GMI Team Connection

Please explain your teams connection(s) to Kettering University/GMI (e.g. team mentor who is an alum, mentor who is a current student, parent who is an alum and involved with the team, etc.). Please list all connections.

Alumni Connection Contact Information

If any of the team's connections to Kettering University/GMI is an alumni of the university, please provide first and last name, email address and role on team. 

Student Essay

In 500 words or less, please have a student describe why they think their team is deserving of a sponsorship.


Please let us know what FIRST Robotics Kickoff event your team will attend.

Other FIRST Events

We'd love to visit you and your team! If your teaming is planning other FIRST events, please let us know what those events are and the location. You can list more than one event.

Did you receive a sponsorship last year?
Share a photo of your team and robot showing the progress this season. Email the photo to and be sure to indicate your team number when you send it.