Frank Brueske Memorial Scholarship in Digital Media

In November 2019, the Frank Brueske Scholarship in Digital Media was established as a one time scholarship with the Winona State University Foundation. The scholarship will benefit a student majoring Creative Digital Media with an emphasis on still photography

1. Each recipient must be enrolled full-time (minimum 12 credits per semester) and in good standing at Winona State University.
2. Each recipient must be majoring or intend to major in Creative Digital Media with an emphasis on still photography.
3. Each recipient must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher
4. Each recipient must demonstrate financial need based on FAFSA.

Background and Motivation
Frank was born in Plainview, MN, November 11th, 1936, to Ray and Mary Brueske. Upon graduating from Winona University, Frank went on to marry his wife and best friend, Rose Brueske, on July 29th, 1958. Frank wore many hats, first as a husband and father, all while actively pursuing and succeeding at many different careers. Some of his employment positions included writing for many newspapers in the Midwest and in New York City, Watkins and Raleigh as a Communications Director, a Publications Director for Lyons International, and Vice President of Purchasing for Pioneer Insurance Company. Frank also owned his own Publishing company. Both fascinating and passionate was Frank’s love for photography. His skillful gift of black and white Fine Art photos is well known, published and awarded throughout the United States. Franklin (Frank) H. Brueske, 82, passed away unexpectedly, on June 21st, 2019.

College of Liberal Arts, Mass Communications Department
Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you majoring or intend to major in Creative Digital Media with an emphasis on still photography?