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Call for Proposals Out for Fluid Power Curriculum Development Grant

Published On June 1, 2017 | By Alyssa Burger | Education, Headlines, NFPA Foundation, NFPA Foundation News, Workforce Development

Faculty from U.S. colleges and universities with undergraduate mechanical engineering programs have been invited to apply for the NFPA Fluid Power Curriculum Grants Program. The application deadline is Friday, June 9, 2017.

The program objectives are to:

  • Create awareness and engage students in fluid power,
  • Engage faculty in the development and teaching of fluid power,
  • Develop, replicate and disseminate high-quality, high-impact university-level fluid power curriculum.

A $25,000 grant will be awarded for the design and development of a fluid power module to be embedded into core engineering curriculum.

Feel free to forward to any academic contacts you have who may be interested. The full program solicitation, proposal template, assessment rubric and electronic application is available here.

Questions about the program or application process may be directed to Lynn Beyer at (414) 778-3364 or lbeyer@nfpa.com.

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As Workforce and Administrative Director for the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power (CCEFP), Alyssa contributes to the association by promoting CCEFP workforce connection programs to NFPA members, helping them develop an understanding of their scope, purpose and depth, as ways to access engineering employees.

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