Fluid Power Action Challenge Grants Continue to Support Fluid Power Education

Fluid Power Action Challenge Grants are awarded each year to help facilitate hydraulic and pneumatics instruction at middle and high schools across the country and have continued to do so regardless of whether instruction is happening in-classroom or virtually. To date, during the 2020 – 2021 fiscal year, NFPA has awarded over $10,000.00 to schools throughout the United States allowing over 23 schools to engage over 1,000 students in a fun and hands-on fluid power project.

Fluid Power Action Challenge Grants award a school up to $500.00 per year to purchase kits and support materials for fluid power instruction associated with the Fluid Power Action Challenge Program, which challenges middle or high school students to solve an engineering problem using fluid power while working in teams to design and build a fluid power mechanism and then compete against other teams in a timed competition.

Know of a school that would like to participate? The grant rules and application can be found here. For questions, email Joe Zwier at NFPA.

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