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FPEF Awards Scholarships

Granite Falls Campus

The Fluid Power Educational Foundation (FPEF) Board of Trustees awarded $2,000 scholarships to the following students from Minnesota West Community & Technical College, Granite Falls Campus.

  • Ty Bowen of Montevideo, Minnesota

  • Nick Freeman of Montevideo, Minnesota

  • Lucas Stefanick of Garvin, Minnesota

“A minimum GPA, an essay, and three letters of recommendation were required from from each applicant. The Board of Trustees is pleased to award these scholarships to students of such high caliber,” said Jimmy Simpson, CFPAI, FPEF Chair. “Our goal is to help young people enrolled in high schools, technical colleges and engineering schools pursue their interests in fluid power.”

The FPEF awarded eighteen (18) scholarships totaling $36,000 for the 2013 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.

For more information visit or call 856-424-8998.