Fluid Power Clubs

NFPA supports clubs at universities with up to $2,000 in annual stipend funding to help students learn about fluid power while they work on educational and technical projects.


  • Learn about fluid power while working on educational and technical projects, and other fun activities
  • Receive up to $2,000 in annual funding
  • Gain knowledge that will be extremely beneficial if your club / school participates in the NFPA Vehicle Challenge
  • Get access to guest speakers and mentors from the fluid power industry
  • Learn about job opportunities in the industry
  • Gain leadership experience and professional development


  • Must be four-year college or university
  • Must offer Bachelor of Science (BS) degrees
  • Must have at least three student members (one must be at or below junior level)
  • Must have faculty advisor who oversees fluid power club activities
  • Student organizations from various fields are welcome to apply

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Fluid Power Clubs and other student organizations receive an annual stipend of up to $2,000 that can be used for:

  • Materials for fluid power projects
  • Catering for events / meetings involving NFPA industry members. (Alcohol will not be covered)
  • Other costs as approved by NFPA

Once we receive your Fluid Power Club application, we'll review it and follow up with you. Please contact us at  workforce@nfpa.com if you have any questions or would like additional information.