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TruStone Financial Foundation Awards $60,000 in Scholarships

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PLYMOUTH, Minn. (August 23, 2023) - The TruStone Financial Foundation (the Foundation) recently awarded almost $60,000 in scholarships to members pursuing a secondary education in the 2023-2024 school year. The scholarship programs include awards for graduating high school seniors, adults transitioning back into education; and pursuing a finance degree.

TruStone Financial Foundation 2023 scholarship program recipients:
  1. High School Senior Scholarship Program
Eleven students received a $2,000 scholarship, while the four students with the highest scores on their scholarship applications each received $5,000. The applicants were scored on their academic merit, extracurricular activities, work experience and an essay response regarding financial management.

  • Annabella S., Gustavus Adolphus College
  • Claire S., University of Kansas
  • Elsie N., Carleton College
  • Katherine H., University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • Payton D., Minnesota State University, Mankato

  • Andrew M.,Iowa Central Community College
  • Annelise S., University of Wisconsin, Parkside
  • Alexander T., University of Wisconsin, Stout
  • Freyda D., University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • Pablo G., Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Rachel C., University of St. Thomas, ROTC
  • Tyler W., Minnesota State University, Mankato
  • Vegas G., University of Wisconsin, River Falls
  • Zoe M., Amherst College
  1. Fritz Wurzer Memorial Scholarship Program for Adult Education
TruStone Financial Foundation is proud to award the first two recipients of the adult education award established in memory of Fritz Wurzer, father of Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) host, Cathy Wurzer. Awards were based on total funds raised and the satisfactory completion of an essay question.

  • Christine V., University of St. Thomas
  • Angelika K., Rasmussen College
  1. Tim Bosiacki/TruStone Financial Foundation Excellence in Finance Studies Scholarship
In honor of former TruStone CEO Tim Bosiacki, the TruStone Financial Foundation has pledged a total of $50,000 for student scholarships at Minnesota State University, Mankato. Bosiacki is a 1983 Minnesota State Mankato alumnus, therefore the scholarship will provide opportunities to current and upcoming students seeking a career in finance at his alma mater. “The growth and impact Tim led during his tenure as the CEO of TruStone Financial by focusing on people and purpose will be an inspiring model for the next generation of Maverick business leaders,” says Brenda Flannery, dean of Minnesota State University, Mankato’s College of Business. Minnesota State Mankato, a comprehensive university with 14,546 students, is part of the Minnesota State system, which includes 26 colleges and seven universities.
$10,000 Award ($5,000 per semester for 2023-2024 school year)
  • Chris V. – Minnesota State University, Mankato


About the TruStone Financial Foundation
The TruStone Financial Foundation is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization founded in 2009 by TruStone Financial Credit Union. The TruStone Financial Foundation primarily supports financial education and programs through scholarships and outreach, while also engaging in general charitable giving in the communities served by the credit union. To view photos of the award winners and learn more about the TruStone Financial Foundation, visit