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Bryan Petersen Memorial Scholarship

$1,000

June 01, 2021

Awards Available: 1

  • Scholarship Description
  • Ampers supports the concept that the survival and growth of radio broadcasting is dependent on talented and well-educated individuals pursuing careers related to broadcasting. Ampers is pleased to announce the annual $1,000 Bryan Petersen Memorial Scholarship awarded to an individual that is or will be pursuing a career in broadcasting through an institution of higher education in the State of Minnesota. The award will be issued to the educational institution in the winner’s name to be applied towards tuition. The scholarship is named for Bryan Petersen: 1938-1989. Bryan was a founding member of Ampers and was one of the leaders in persuading legislators of the need for ongoing support of public radio in Minnesota. He was educated at Concordia College, Drew University, the New College Seminary in Edinburgh, Scotland, and Harvard Theological School. Bryan was a community activist who worked with Latin American refugees, low-income housing, alternative energy and a variety of community theatre programs. Bryan was largely responsible for organizational direction, licensing and power increases for Fresh Air Radio (KFAI) in Minneapolis. He served as board member and president of Fresh Air Radio. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • 2225 Cypress Drive
  • Woodbury, MN 55125
  • julie@ampers.org
  • 651-231-0940

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