AVON — The Vail Valley Foundation announced three new scholarships for local high school graduates.
The Vail Valley Foundation’s YouthPower365 Dollars for Scholars scholarship program now also includes:
• The Tom Bashford Dream Builders Scholarship.
• The Explorers Scholarship
• The Vail Heath Employee Dependent Scholarship.
TOM BASHFORD DREAM BUILDERS SCHOLARSHIP
The Tom Bashford Dream Builders Scholarship will support a student of Eagle Valley High School, Battle Mountain High School or Vail Christian High School planning to major in architecture, interior design or general engineering. The $4,000 award will go to one student in memory of local architect Tom Bashford, who passed away in March, 2017. The scholarship is being given by the Peter-Murray Development Foundation.
THE EXPLORERS SCHOLARSHIP
The Explorers Scholarship will support an Eagle Valley High School student who would like to broaden their horizons and attend a school outside of the state of Colorado. Students who wish to explore different locales, cultures and demographics are encouraged to apply. The $4,000 award will go to one deserving student, and is awarded on behalf of EVHS alumni Taylor, Hannah and Laura Claydon. The scholarship is being given by the Peter-Murray Development Foundation.
VAIL HEALTH EMPLOYEE DEPENDENT SCHOLARSHIP
Vail Health Employee Dependent Scholarships are offered to children and legal dependents of current, full-time (12-months or longer) employees of Vail Health.
These four-year, merit-based scholarships are intended for Eagle County graduating seniors who display academic excellence (3.0 or higher) with a desire to further their education in the fall year of application.