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Building America's Future Scholarship

Amount: $2,500    

Duration: $1,250 per year for two years


The “Building America’s Future” Scholarship is supported by the VonderHofen family to encourage graduating Mapleton students who are planning to attend an accredited two-year college, technical school, apprenticeship program, or certification program after graduation.  This scholarship was created to encourage students to explore other avenues beyond a traditional four year college/university to creating a fulfilling career.  


  • Applicant must be a resident of Colorado and attend Mapleton Public Schools. 
  • Applicant must be planning to attend an accredited two-year college, technical school, apprenticeship program or certification program in the next academic year AND interested in pursuing a degree in engineering, business management or some aspect of construction.


  • Submit application form and all common application requirements electronically (see application checklist). 
  • Finalists for this scholarship will be required to participate in an interview process.

Sample interview question:

  • What inspires you to pursue a career in engineering, business management, a construction trade, or similar field and what are your goals once you obtain a related degree?