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 will launch 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.
Learn More About Fluid Power
Student Career Connections
In April, the Workforce team traveled to Houston and St. Louis to promote the NFPA Robotics Challenge FIRST® Scholarship, a merit-based $40K scholarship that will be awarded to a high school senior who uses fluid power in his or her 2017 FIRST Robotics Competition robot. This year, the competition theme was Steamworks. Teams were tasked with creating a robot…
Read More >
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!