Steve Risner Scholarship

The Steve Risner Memorial Scholarship is awarded to an active member of the Greater Dayton Association of Baptists who is preparing for full-time church or missionary service. The fund was established in memory of Steve Risner, an active and faithful member of our church and youth group, who was tragically killed in August 1978 while working at a service station in Xenia, Ohio.

Donations to the Steve Risner Memorial Scholarship fund may be made either

  1. On the First Baptist Church Fairborn website (
  2. Or on the Kentucky Baptist Foundation website (

A copy of the application form, criteria for application, and financial need worksheet can be found below. If you have any questions, please contact the Fairborn First Baptist Church office at (937) 878-8629. Applications for this scholarship must be received by January 31, 2024

Please send application materials to:

First Baptist Church of Fairborn
Attention: Steve Risner Scholarship Service Team
1167 Highview Drive
Fairborn, OH 45324

In His Service,

Steve Risner Memorial Scholarship Service Team

Application FormCriteria for ApplicationFinancial Need Worksheet