2019 Robotics Challenge Scholarship Winner Excels at Case Western Reserve University

Programs like the Fluid Power Robotics Challenge are made possible in part by the generous support of industry volunteers as well as NFPA Education and Technology Foundation and Pascal Society donors. Support these efforts by making a donation. I recently caught up with Noah Santoni, the 2019 NFPA Robotics Challenge winner. Noah won the $40,000 scholarship ($10,000 per…

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NFPA Robotics Challenge Scholarship Launches for Fourth Year

Fluid Power Robotics Challenge

The NFPA recently opened applications for the fourth annual NFPA Robotics Challenge Scholarship. The $40,000 merit-based scholarship  ($10,000 per year for four years) will go to a high school senior who participates as part of a 2020 FIRST® Robotics or National Robotics League (NRL) Competition Team and uses fluid power in the competition robot. The scholarship…

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2019 Robotics Challenge Scholarship Winner Announced

Noah Santoni, 2019 NFPA Fluid Power Robotics Challenge Scholarship winner

Noah Santoni of Richardson, Texas, is the winner of the 2019 NFPA Robotics Challenge Scholarship. The scholarship program received 76 applications this year and helps build awareness of fluid power benefits and careers among high school students. This scholarship program awards $40,000 ($10,000 per year for four years) to a high school senior who participates…

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NFPA’s Robotics Challenge Scholarship Drives Students to Use Fluid Power

FIRST Robotics 2019 Game

The NFPA Robotics Challenge is a scholarship program that supports of the missions of FIRST® Robotics and the National Robotics League (NRL). NFPA offers one merit-based scholarship for $40,000 ($10,000 per year for four years) to a high school senior who participates as part of a 2019 FIRST® Robotics or NRL Competition Team. This scholarship may be used to study engineering…

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FIRST® Robotics Competition Kicks off January 6

2018 FIRST Robotics Competition

The 2018 FIRST® Robotics Competition officially kicks off this Saturday, January 6. Teams will be able to begin designing and building their machines, find mentors, and learn more about this year’s competition. Many NFPA members use this program as an opportunity to work as mentors to local students and get them interested in pneumatics, a method…

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Now Accepting Applications for the $40K Robotics Challenge Scholarship

The NFPA Robotics Challenge is a scholarship program that brings awareness of fluid power options in robotics to high school students and encourages increased use of fluid power products. This year’s Robotics Challenge Scholarship will also be available to high school seniors participating in the National Robotics League (NRL). In support of the missions of FIRST® Robotics…

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Flat Walt Learns Standards- A High School STEM Initiative

Flat Walt at ISO meetings

When the workforce team traveled to Houston for the FIRST® Robotics Competition, we encountered many teams with creative branding and marketing ideas. One that stood out was the unique spin on “Flat Stanley,” a children’s book character who later turned into a fun pen-pal activity for children, involving sending “flat” characters through the mail and…

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