NFPA Adds VEX Robotics to Robotics Challenge Scholarship Eligibility

Fluid Power Robotics Challenge

One of the ways the National Fluid Power Association (NFPA) invests in tomorrow’s workforce is by supporting students in their pursuit of fluid power education, like we do with the Robotics Challenge Scholarship Program. In an effort to help more students, NFPA has expanded eligibility for the Robotics Challenge Scholarship to include students who participate…

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NFPA Seeking Judges for 2022 Robotics Challenge

Fluid Power Robotics Challenge

NFPA is in need of judges for the upcoming 2022 Robotics Challenge. The program offers a $40,000 scholarship ($10,000 per year for four years) to a high school senior who participates in a FIRST® Robotics, National Robotics League, or VEX Robotics Competition Team and uses fluid power in the competition. The scholarship must be used…

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2021 NFPA Robotics Challenge Scholarship Winner Announced

Fluid Power Robotics Challenge

Programs like the Fluid Power Robotics Challenge Scholarship 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. Caleb Qiu of Midland, Michigan is the winner of the 2021 NFPA Robotics Challenge Scholarship. Despite a number of FIRST® Robotics…

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Catching Up with the Robotics Challenge Scholarship Winners

Programs like the Fluid Power Robotics Challenge Scholarship 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. The NFPA Foundation has awarded four $40,000 scholarships to university students through the Fluid Power Robotics Challenge Scholarship. The scholarship awards…

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2020 NFPA Robotics Challenge Scholarship Winner Announced

Matthew Morley, 2020 Robotics Challenge Scholarship winner, headshot

Programs like the Fluid Power Robotics Challenge Scholarship 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. Matthew Morley of Sunnyvale, California, is the winner of the 2020 NFPA Robotics Challenge Scholarship. Despite a number of FIRST® Robotics and…

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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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Robotics Challenge Scholarship Winner Helps Create Formula Hybrid Car

Spencer Tiegs, the 2017 NFPA Robotics Challenge Scholarship winner, has been very busy since winning his scholarship! Not only is he attending the Milwaukee School of Engineering for mechanical engineering as part of the University Scholars Honors Program, he also continues to coach and mentor FIRST® Robotics high school students and is part of the…

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Robotics Challenge Scholarship Winner Hired as Intern at HUSCO

Spencer Tiegs, Robotics Challenge Scholarship recipient in 2017

Spencer Tiegs, the 2017 NFPA Robotics Challenge Scholarship winner, interviewed with and was hired as a summer intern by NFPA member, HUSCO International. Spencer will be working as a Design Engineering intern on the Automotive Design team this summer. He won the Robotics Challenge $40,000 scholarship ($10,000 per year for four years) for his work in…

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Reviewers Needed for NFPA Robotics Challenge Scholarship Applications

Fluid Power Robotics Scholarship

We are still looking for reviewers to help evaluate the NFPA Robotics Challenge Scholarship applications. The streamlined review process will be done online, and we are expecting volunteers will spend about 10 hours total on reviewing. The process will take place during May and June 2017 and will include the initial application screening, additional screening of…

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