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The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation awards grants of up to $500 per year to middle and high schools to help facilitate hydraulic and pneumatic instruction that introduces students to fluid power technology and career options. One teacher used grant funds to present to fifteen middle school teachers at the 2018 Institute for Career and...

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CCEFP Summit
NFPA Members Invited to CCEFP Summit to Review Projects and Presentations   By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation is actively working to increase the number of university students educated in fluid power, and one of the ways it does that is by supporting academic researchers in fluid power. It helps...

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The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation awards grants to middle and high schools to facilitate hydraulics and pneumatics instruction. Grant awards defray the costs related to the educational aspects of the Fluid Power Action Challenge Program—either for the fluid power kits for classroom use or for participation in the Fluid Power Action Challenge event. Below...

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CCEFP Summit
Application deadline = August 1, 2018 The National Fluid Power Association (NFPA), in collaboration with the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP), has created two new programs to help principal investigators and their graduate students attend and present their research at the CCEFP Summits scheduled for the 2018-19 academic year: Research Supplements are...

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In 2015, Eastern Iowa Community College in Davenport, Iowa received a $23,000 Fluid Power Lab Grant from the NFPA Education and Technology Foundation. The school used the funds to purchase an electrohydraulic option from Hampden for existing equipment, along with the associated operating, experiment, and teacher’s manual, as well as simulation software called Automation Studios....

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grants update
  By Eric Lanke NFPA President/CEO The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation awards grants of up to $25,000 to 4-year universities to develop, replicate, or disseminate high-quality, high-impact undergraduate-level fluid power curriculum. These initiatives engage faculty in the teaching of fluid power and create heightened awareness of and engagement with fluid power among students —...

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fluid power challenge grants
This year, Troy Junior High School was awarded a grant to incorporate fluid power in their classroom. Below are some of the many notable extracts from the teacher who coordinated the activities for over 200 seventh grade students. "The students start by completing an investigation where they test a pneumatic and hydraulic system and see...

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Grants recipient in Tampa
The Fluid Power Action Challenge not only reaches students in traditional classrooms, but has also engaged students who are homeschooled. The Tampa Bay HEAT Homeschool group recently received a grant from NFPA, which enabled teacher Samantha Porter Lerch to lead her students in learning about and creating fluid power designs. Samantha shared the fun ways she brought...

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NFPA Fluid Power Action Challenge Grants continue to help schools bring fluid power educational opportunities to their students. We gave approximately 37 grants to 37 different schools during the 2015-16 school year, which impacted 2,403 students across the nation. These grants were provided to schools interested in bringing fluid power to their classrooms through fluid...

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Many of the NFPA grant programs work to develop fluid power trainers or other teaching lab equipment at 2-year technical schools and 4-year universities. Material and fluid power component donations from industry are needed to help keep these resources working and up-to-date. Below is a story of a connection made through NFPA between a technical college...

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