The Fluid Power Educational Foundation (FPEF) Board of Trustees awarded Ryan Siefker of Ottawa, Ohio a $2,000 scholarship. Siefker’s scholarship was underwritten by IMI-Precision Engineering-Norgren. Siefker is double-majoring in power equipment and hydraulics at Ohio State ATI.
“A minimum GPA, an essay, and three letters of recommendation were required from each applicant. The Board of Trustees is pleased to award these scholarships to students of such high caliber,” said Randal Smith, CFPHS, FPEF Chair. “Our goal is to help individuals enrolled in high schools, technical colleges and engineering schools pursue their interests in fluid power.”
The FPEF awarded ten (10) scholarships totaling $20,000 for the 2016 school year to students pursuing fluid power technology fields of study.
The Fluid Power Educational Foundation is a non-profit foundation committed to stimulate, advance, and support the science of hydraulic and pneumatic technology through educational initiatives at all levels. The FPEF is wholly supported by fluid power industry firms, associations, and individuals which enables FPEF to bring fluid power to students of all grade levels.