The Fluid Power Challenge is a series of math and science competitions designed to connect today’s students to tomorrow’s fluid power careers.
Middle school, high school, and college – there is a Challenge for you!
The NFPA Fluid Power Action Challenge is a competition that challenges middle school students to solve an engineering problem using fluid power.
The NFPA Robotics Challenge is a new scholarship program for high school students that launched with the 2016-17 school year.
This STEM competition challenges college engineering students to redesign a traditional bicycle using hydraulics as the mode of power transmission.
The National Fluid Power Association is proud to offer the Fluid Power Challenge to middle school, high school, and college students across the country.
The Challenge is an interactive way to introduce students to the fascinating world of hydraulics, pneumatics, and engineering, and can help put them on the path to a rewarding career in fluid power.
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Jacob Barnes of Orcutt, California, is the winner of the 2018 NFPA Robotics Challenge Scholarship. This scholarship program awards $40,000 ($10,000 per year for four years) to a high school senior who participates in a FIRST®Robotics or National Robotics League Competition Team and uses fluid power in the competition robot. It may be used to study engineering at any accredited…
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We believe that this generation of students has the potential to elevate the fluid power industry to a new level, and it all starts in the classroom. Hosting the Fluid Power Action Challenge helps your students learn about teamwork and problem solving, and more importantly, gets them excited about math and science. Learn more here!