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Don't Miss the Deadline for the NFPA Robotics Challenge Scholarship

NFPA-FPC-Scholarship'Don't miss the opportunity to apply for a Robotics Challenge Scholarship offered by the National Fluid Power Association!  The deadline is May 1st, 2017.

What is the NFPA Robotic Challenge?

The NFPA Robotics Challenge is a new scholarship program launched by the NFPA this school year. In support of the FIRST® mission, NFPA is offering one merit-based scholarship, for $10,000 per year for four years, to high school seniors who have participated as part of a 2017 FIRST® Robotics Competition Team.

NFPA-logoThis scholarship may be utilized for an Engineering course of study at any United States tech school/college or university that holds accredited status. The deadline to apply is coming fast - May 1st. Click link for the application.

 

NFPA Teams Up with FIRST

The goal of the NFPA FIRST Scholarship is to bring an awareness of fluid power options in robotics to high school students and to stimulate increased use of fluid power products in this competition. Click here to read more about NFPA's Fluid Power Challenge programs for middle school, high school and college students.

First-2017FIRST Robotics combines the excitement of sport with the precision of science and technology, making it one of the greatest high school robotics and STEM competitions in the country.

Not only is the competition a great experience for high schoolers, but it serves as a fun and unique way for parents and teachers to get students excited about learning. Students who participate in FIRST Robotics competitions have been surveyed and 90% have specific interest in taking a challenge math or science course, and 90% are more interested in attending college.

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