NFPA Foundation Scholarship Announcements 2024

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Programs like the Fluid Power and the Robotics Challenge Scholarship Programs are made possible in part by the generous support of industry volunteers as well as NFPA Education and Technology Foundation, Pascal Society, and Tom Wanke Legacy Fund donors. Support these efforts by making a donation. Fluid Power Scholarship Application Now Available  The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation is now accepting…

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Meet a Fluid Power Scholarship Winner – Brendan McCluskey

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The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation has awarded 23 $2,000 scholarships to students pursuing fluid power related fields of study. One of the winners, Brendan McCluskey, is attending Georgia Institute of Technology, and is a previous awardee of the Fluid Power Scholarship. Brendan provided us with an update on his fluid power education. What class(es) did you take…

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Meet a Robotics Challenge Scholarship Awardee – Isabel Williams

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The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation has awarded 3 scholarships to students who applied to the Robotics Challenge Scholarship. A minimum GPA of 3.0 out of 4.0, 1,000-word essay, letter of recommendation, and use of pneumatics in their FIRST, VEX or NRL competition robot were required from each applicant. The NFPA Foundation’s goal is to build awareness…

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Meet a Fluid Power Scholarship Winner – Giovanni Hernandez

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The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation has awarded 23 $2,000 scholarships to students pursuing fluid power related fields of study. One of the winners, Giovanni Hernandez, is attending the University of California, Irvine. We asked Giovanni a few questions about winning the scholarship. What does winning a Fluid Power Scholarship mean to you? Winning this Fluid Power…

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Meet a Fluid Power Scholarship Winner & Tom Wanke Legacy Awardee – Tatiyana Timmons

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The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation has awarded 23 $2,000 scholarships to students pursuing fluid power related fields of study. One of the winners, Tatiyana Timmons, is attending NFPA Power Partner Murray State University, was selected for a Tom Wanke Legacy Fund Award, and is a previous awardee of the Fluid Power Scholarship. Tatiyana provided us with an…

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Meet a Fluid Power Scholarship Winner – Benjamin Quade

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The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation has awarded 23 $2,000 scholarships to students pursuing fluid power related fields of study. One of the winners, Benjamin Quade, is attending NFPA Power Partner Iowa State University, and is a previous awardee of the Fluid Power Scholarship. Benjamin provided us with an update on his fluid power education. What class(es) did…

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Meet the 2023 NFPA Robotics Challenge Scholarship Winner – Megan Tian

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Megan Tian of Lake Oswego, OR is the winner of the 2023 NFPA Robotics Challenge Scholarship. The scholarship program received strong applications from students across the country who used pneumatics in robotics competitions. The NFPA member judges who interviewed Megan were impressed by her understanding of pneumatics, leadership skills, and involvement in her community. Megan will…

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NFPA Michigan Workforce Engagement Group Convenes to Discuss 2023-24 Events and Opportunities

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Last week, NFPA Workforce Staff hosted a virtual Michigan Workforce Engagement Group meeting. Attendees learned about how NFPA members can get involved with workforce development initiatives in and around the Fast Track Hub in Suburban Detroit. Below is a list of exciting ongoing opportunities and events to engage with and increase your visibility to students…

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Meet a Fluid Power Scholarship Winner – Gabriel Schroepfer

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The NFPA Education and Technology Foundation has awarded 23 $2,000 scholarships to students pursuing fluid power related fields of study. One of the winners, Gabriel Schroepfer, is attending NFPA Power Partner Northern Illinois University. We asked Gabriel a few questions about winning the scholarship. What does winning a Fluid Power Scholarship mean to you? Receiving a scholarship is…

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