PRESS RELEASE: Applied Software Sustainability Scholarship Inspires Young Innovators

17 October 2023Press Release, Sustainabilityconstruction careers, scholarships, Sustainability



written by Danielle Middleton Velasco


October 17, 2023 – Atlanta, Georgia:  Applied Software, Graitec Group, a leading systems integrator in the AEC, construction and manufacturing industries, is pleased to announce the remarkable impact of its Sustainability Scholarship Program. This initiative has ignited a passion for sustainability and construction careers among high school students across the United States.

With the submission deadline set for November 3, 2023, the Sustainability Scholarship Program has entered a pivotal phase. A distinguished panel of judges, including Anthony Zuefeldt, Carol Dunn and Thomas Brye, will soon begin the task of evaluating the submissions, seeking fresh perspectives on sustainability in construction.

The construction industry needs innovative minds, and Applied Software, Graitec Group remains steadfast in its commitment to nurturing the builders and problem solvers of tomorrow. The Sustainability Scholarship Program, open to high school students nationwide, encourages participants to explore challenges, craft inventive solutions and envision the implementation of sustainable practices within the construction sector. The program’s goal is to inspire the next generation to make a meaningful impact on their communities and the built environment.

Multiple awards await the scholarship recipients, with the first-place winner receiving $1,000, along with a $500 donation to their high school’s technology innovation program. The second-place winner will be awarded $300, and the third-place winner will receive $250. The results of the Sustainability Scholarship Program will be officially announced in December 2023, allowing us to celebrate the achievements of the scholarship winners and their contributions to sustainability in the construction industry.

Graitec CEO Manuel Liedot said, “Applied Software, Graitec Group is steadfast in its mission to promote education and innovation within the construction industry. This initiative not only aims to influence young minds but also seeks to contribute to a sustainable future for the industry.”

For more information about the Sustainability Scholarship Program, including entry guidelines and terms and conditions, please visit the contest website:


About Applied Software, GRAITEC Group:

Applied Software, now part of the worldwide Graitec Group, is a leading provider of a broad range of world-class BIM services and solutions dedicated to empowering construction and manufacturing professionals to digitize and industrialize their processes for a sustainable tomorrow. With a strong history of partnership and innovation and as a trusted Autodesk Platinum Partner for over 30 years, Applied Software, Graitec Group helps clients achieve a competitive advantage. For more information visit


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