The Sterbenz-Ryan Scholarship was established in 2016 in by local businessmen Richard Sterbenz and Martin Ryan who wanted to “give kids like them a shot at life they never had.”
Approximately 100 scholarships/year of $1,500 will be offered to eligible traditional and non-traditional students who otherwise may not have the opportunity to attend a public post-secondary school in MN or WI due to challenging life circumstances and financial constraints.
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Please utilize the online application form if possible.
However, if you choose, you may download, fill-in, and mail this hardcopy of the application to the address at bottom of this website.
Method of application has no bearing on scholarship selection process.
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