FIRST LEGO League Explore Grants

CURRENTLY THERE ARE NO GRANTS AVAILABLE.  WHEN APPLICATIONS OPEN AGAIN, WE WILL ANNOUNCE IT HERE. (on our Website)

Explore Grants will only be allocated to learners age 6-10.

There are 2 Explore Grant options: 

  1. Explore Class Pack Grant – Class Packs can be divided into groups 2 teams, 3 teams or 4 teams. Maximum of 6 learners allowed per team.
  2. A Single team Grant  will be for learners age 4-6, in 1 team

FIRST LEGO League Explore is a 12 session programme and each session should be at least an hour in duration. 

OPTION 1:  EXPLORE CLASS PACK  GRANT

Class Pack Grants can be implemented at schools or Community Centres, especially in under-served communities. After the 12 sessions, the team will be sharing their  STEM journey with parents, educators and learners at a FIRST LEGO League Explore CelebraCURRENTLY THERE ARE NO GRANTS AVAILABLE.  WHEN APPLICATIONS OPEN AGAIN, WE WILL ANNOUCE IT HERE. (on our Website)tion Event at their school or Community Centre.  A FIRST SA representative could  be invited to the Explore Celebration Event!

With a Class Pack Grant, you can choose whether you want 2 teams, 3 teams or 4 teams, of 4-6 learners each y.  Each team must be registered as a separate participating team.

Class Pack Grant includes: for 2 classes

Returnable equipment:
  • ?  x  FIRST LEGO League Explore set
  • ? x  Bluetooth enabled Tablet
  • ? x  WeDo 2.0 Core sets or Spike Essential sets
Non-returnable equipment:
  • ?  x  Engineering Notebooks
  •   2  x  Team Meeting Guides for Coaches
  • ? x  Certificates for Awards
  • ?  x  Medals for all participants.

The coaches/mentors is required to send session reports at the completion of each session. A template will be provided. These reports must be emailed to explore@firstsa.org

After the celebration event, a subsequent implementation may be negotiated. If a next implementation is not planned, the Returnable Equipment must be returned to FIRST SA, to ensure that other learners benefit from this grant as well.

OPTION 2:  SINGLE TEAM GRANT

Single team Grants can be implemented at schools or Community Centres, as a after school activity, especially in under-served communities. After the 12 sessions, the team will be sharing their  STEM journey with parents, educators and learners at a selected Regional Event. Teams must register for a Regional Event.

There can be 4-6 learners in 1 team.

Single Team Grant includes:

Returnable equipment:
  • 1 x  FIRST LEGO League Explore set
  • 1  x  WeDo 2.0 Core set or Spike Essential set
Non-returnable equipment:
  • 6  x  Engineering Notebooks 
  • 1  x  Team Meeting Guide for Coaches
  • Team Registration

At the Regional FIRST LEGO League Event the teams will receive medals and possible Awards.

The coaches/mentors is required to send session reports at the completion of each session. A template will be provided. These reports must be emailed to explore@firstsa.org

After the Regional Event, a subsequent implementation may be negotiated. If a next implementation is not planned, the Returnable Equipment must be returned to FIRST SA, to ensure that other learners benefit from this grant as well.

New Grant Application documents will be release soon.