Fluid Power Robotics Challenge





The 2021 Scholarship is Now Open!

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About the NFPA Robotics Challenge Scholarship

As close to real-world engineering as a student can get!

The NFPA Robotics Challenge is a scholarship program that launched with the 2016-17 school year. In support of the missions of FIRST® Robotics and National Robotics League (NRL), NFPA will be offering 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 2021 FIRST® Robotics or NRL Competition Team. This scholarship may be used to study engineering at any accredited technical college or university in the United States.  The deadline to apply for the scholarship is May 1st, 2021.  

Click Here to Apply for the 2021 Robotics Challenge Scholarship 

The goal of the NFPA 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 these competitions.


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Meet Our 2020 Winner!

We are happy to announce that the winner of the NFPA Robotics Challenge scholarship is Matthew Morley of Sunnyvale, California. Matthew will be pursuing a degree at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts

To read more about Matthew Morley, click here!

Volunteer professional mentors lend their time and talents to guide each team through these competitions to help students gain practical knowledge of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) – all essential skills for manufacturing. Learn more about these programs and how to become a mentor.

Want to be a part of choosing the next winner? Contact Lynn Beyer at lbeyer@nfpa.com