Scholarships

Finlandia ScholarshipsThank you for your interest in scholarships available to Finlandia University students.

Scholarship opportunities from Finlandia that would require an application and that would be in addition to the funding a full-time student would receive for their cumulative Finlandia GPA (or incoming GPA for new students) will be posted here as they become available. 

Entrance Scholarships

Qualifying students will receive one of the following scholarships. All scholarships amount are per academic year. 

Board of Trustee Scholarship  – $7,500

ACT score of 25 or SAT score of 1200 AND high school cumulative GPA of 3.5. Renewable by maintaining a GPA of 3.25 at Finlandia University.

President Scholarship  – $5,500

ACT score of 22 or SAT score of 1100 AND high school cumulative GPA of 3.25. Renewable by maintaining a GPA of 3.00 at Finlandia University.

Dean Scholarship – $3,500

High school cumulative GPA of 3.0. Renewable by maintaining a GPA of 2.75 at Finlandia University.

Institutional Scholarships

These unique scholarship opportunities make a high quality education in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula even more affordable. All scholarships amount are per academic year. 

Finnish Strong Transfer Scholarship – $10,000

New incoming transfer students with at least a 2.25 grade point average are eligible for this. Learn more at finlandia.edu/transfer.

U.P. Commitment Grant  – $4,000

All new incoming students who graduated from a U.P. high school with at least a 2.25 grade point average are eligible for this. 

Service Scholarship  – $2,000

Core to Finlandia’s mission is the idea of service. This is open to new, incoming non-Upper Peninsula residents with at least a 2.25 grade point average. 

Ambassador Scholarship  – $1,500

Based on academic record, on-campus housing, limited to one student per state.

Family Scholarship  – $1,000 per student

At least two family members enrolled full-time from one family.

Church Matching Scholarship  – up to $1,000

Matches up to $1,000 pledged by a church.

Legacy Scholarship  – $500

Available to students whose parent, grandparent or sibling graduated from Finlandia University.

All entrance and institutional scholarships and grants require full-time enrollment. Scholarship criteria subject to change without notice. Scholarship programs are subject to change due to financial constraints.

 

Active Finlandia Scholarship Postings

U.P. Commitment Grant Details

We’re proud to call the Upper Peninsula of Michigan home, and have a passion for welcoming our fellow Yoopers to campus, which is why we’re introducing the $4,000 U.P. Commitment Grant. To be eligible, students need to have earned at least a 2.25 cumulative high school GPA, have graduated from a U.P. high school. Students will be able to retain this for all four years by maintaining a 2.25 GPA, full-time status and good social standing.

To earn this grant, students simply need to talk with their Finlandia University admissions officer. The grant will be paid out $2,000 per semester for up to eight semesters. Students earning the Hancock Award are not eligible to receive this grant. This grant is only available to new students beginning during or after the fall 2017 Semester. Other stipulations may apply, please contact our financial aid staff with any questions.

Service Scholarship Details

Finlandia University is a learning community dedicated to academic excellence, spiritual growth and service. To showcase this, Finlandia University is offering incoming students in the fall of 2017 and after the opportunity to earn a $2,000 scholarship for performing community service. To be eligible, students need to have earned at least a 2.25 cumulative high school GPA, and have a letter of recommendation from the organization or group where the service was performed. The scholarship will be renewable each semester for four years by maintaining a 2.25 GPA, maintaining full-time status, keeping good social standing and volunteering at least eight hours per semester.

To earn this scholarship, students need to submit a letter of recommendation proving community service to their admissions officer. The scholarship will be paid out $1,000 per semester for up to eight semesters. Students earning the U.P. Commitment Grant or Hancock Award are not eligible to receive this scholarship. This scholarship is only available to new students beginning during or after the fall 2017 semester. Other stipulations may apply, please contact our financial aid staff with any questions.

 

Other Finlandia Scholarship Postings

Active Postings

There are currently no active Finlandia scholarship postings.

NOT Active Postings

Please note that all of the postings under this heading are expired. These are meant to help people understand what scholarships may be available on a regular basis. 

Servant Leadership House – Deadline 01/31/2017

CCSA Storyteller Scholarship – Deadline 01/31/2017

$20,000 Brule Scholarship for Art & Design Students – Deadline 01/31/2017

David Lauren Jokela Endowed Memorial Scholarship – Deadline 02/14/2017

Kenneth and Lois Seaton Scholarship – Deadline 02/14/2017

Philip and Loret Ruppe Community Service Award – Deadline 02/14/2017

Sisu Award – Deadline 02/14/2017

Sampo Society – Deadline 02/14/2017

Download: Samuel L. Westerman Scholarship for Nursing – Deadline 02/28/2017

Orientation Leader Position Description – Deadline 03/02/2017

Portage Health Foundation Scholarship – Deadline 03/21/2017

$500 Spirit Scholarship – Deadline 04/09/2018

$20,000 Brule Scholarship for Art & Design Students – Deadline 05/05/2018

Virginia Fund Scholarship 2018 – Deadline 03/02/2018

Download: Samuel L. Westerman Scholarship for Nursing – Deadline 03/19/2018

Portage Health Foundation Scholarship – Deadline 04/30/2018

 

Outside SCHOLARSHIP Opportunities FOR FINLANDIA STUDENTS

Listed below are some private scholarship opportunities that students may also want to look into. Each scholarship and the guidelines/eligibility restrictions of that scholarship are set by that private scholarship organization/company. We recommend students to never pay for any scholarship opportunity. If you have a scholarship you would like to see added to this list, please send information to our financial aid staff

Active Postings

$1,000 HeadsetPlus.com College Scholarship – Deadline 12/31/2018

Advance Prevention Lawsuit Legal Scholarship – Deadline 12/5/2018

Abels & Annes, PC Scholarship Essay Contest – Deadline 12/15/2018

$1,000 Fountain Law Firm Scholarship – Deadline 11/22/2018

Axon Optics ‘Migraine Story’ Scholarship – Deadline 11/30/2018

$1,000 Kenneth P. Carp Scholarship – Deadline 01/31/2019

Meldon Law College Scholarship – Deadline 01/20/2019

The PowerScout Smart Energy Home Scholarship Award-Deadline 04/01/2018 & 10/01/2018

$3,000 Save for Future – Deadline 12/31/2018

The Roberts Law Pedestrian Safety Scholarship – Deadline 12/03/2018

TheBackPackerCo Scholarship – Deadline 10/18/2018

MDSyncnet’s Scholarship for Health Care Excellence – Deadline 12/31/2018

Greenpal Scholarship for Tomorrow’s Entrepreneur – Deadline 10/30/2018

Ledsmaster College Students Outside Scholarship – Deadline 10/01/2018

The KCCATL Merit Scholarship Program – Deadline 10/15/2018

$5,000 JobSource1.com Scholarship – Deadline 03/15/2019

Don’t Pay Full Scholarship – Deadline 10/31/2018

Mark Alvarado Scholarship – Deadline 01/31/2019

$1,000 Responsify Scholarship – Deadline 10/05/2018

The Tarlton & Polk Justice Seekers Scholarship – Deadline 12/10/2018

The RN-to-BSN Scholarship – Deadline 12/31/2018

$1,000 Bookmundi’s Travel the World Scholarship – Deadline 10/01/18

$1,000 Michigan Tour Guide Scholarship – Deadline 12/31/2018

$3,000 Ziprecruiter Scholarship – Deadline 12/31/2018

$2,000 Create & Go Scholarship – Deadline 11/1/2018

$3,000 Coupon Marathon Scholarship – Deadline 11/30/2018

$1,000 Examination Online Scholarship – Deadline 12/31/2018

$1,500 Law Offices of Randolph Rice 2019 Scholarship – Deadline 5/1/2019

$1,000 ZipHearing Hearing Health Awareness Scholarship – Deadline 11/1/2018

$1,000 Thomas L. Dickson Scholarship – Deadline 5/20/2019

$2,500 Ronald D. Weiss Scholarship – Deadline 4/21/2019

$1,000 BestHearingAidReviews.com Scholarship – Deadline 12/31/2018

$2,000 Silvergames Student Scholarship – Deadline 11/1/2018

$20,000 US Bank Student Union Scholarship – Deadline 10/26/2018

$1,500 Supplement Critique Scholarship – Deadline 3/1/2019

$1,250 Lemberg Law “Entrepreneurial Spirit” Scholarship – Deadline 1/15/2019

$2,000 Lark’s Prediabetes Symptoms Scholarship – Deadline 12/1/2018

$2,500 Decaso Future Quest Scholarship – Deadline 1/1/2019

$1,000 Wealth Wise Scholarship – Deadline 11/30/2018

$1,000 DLE Lawyers Video Scholarship for Aspiring Medical Professionals – Deadline 1/1/2019

$1,000 Annual Stewart J Guss Scholarship – Deadline 3/15/2019

Scholarship Search Engine – Scholly

$2,500 Munley Law “Portrait of a Founding Father” Scholarship – Deadline 11/12/2018

$1,000 Tenge Law Firm LLC Scholarship – Deadline 12/31/2018

$2,000 SecureCare65 Scholarship – Deadline 12/1/2018

$1,000 The Travel Office Local Adventures Scholarship – Deadline 10/15/2018

$1,000 Senior Living Scholarship – Deadline 11/15/2018

$1,000 Final Fantasy Fan Scholarship – Deadline 12/15/2018

$1000 GlobalVision Packaging, Print and Graphic Design Scholarship – Deadline 6/1/2019

$2,000 Mettl’s Scholarship for Emerging Leaders – Deadline 12/14/2018

$1,000 A Place For Mom’s Senior Wisdom Video Scholarship – No Deadline

$2,500 Maptive Scholarship – Deadline 1/5/2019

$1,500 F.A. Davis Nursing Scholarship – Deadline 11/15/2018

$1,000 Vandomian Scholarship for Women – Deadline 1/5/2019

Archived Postings

$1,000 Levin Firm’s Bi-Yearly Scholarship – Deadline 08/15/2018

Devconhomesecurity Annual Scholarship – Deadline 08/15/2018

$1,000 Corban Gunn Scholarship – Deadline 08/01/2018

$1,000 Scholarship Program at ReviewerTouch – Deadline 08/01/2018

The 99Bitcoins Scholarship – Deadline 08/01/2018

The FamilyAssets 2018 Scholarship – Deadline 08/01/2018

$1,000 Fons Scholarship – Deadline 08/01/2018

The Prosper Shaked Scholarship for Future Medical Professionals – Deadline 08/15/2018

The Medigo Scholarship Program – Deadline 09/01/2018

$1,000 Darras Law Scholarship – Deadline 06/15/2018

Clinton Brink Memorial Scholarship – Deadline 08/01/2018

$1,000 Our Home Love Scholarship – Deadline 08/15/2018

$1,000 Financial Futures Scholarship – Deadline 07/31/2018

$5,000 Emerging Entrepreneur Scholarship Grant – Deadline 9/10/2018

$2,500 iVein Health & Wellness Scholarship – Deadline 8/31/2018

$1,000 Nicholas A. Pennipede Memorial Scholarship – Deadline 9/15/2018

$2,500 Proof Factor Scholarship – Deadline 9/3/2018

$1,500 Whitmarsh Family Law Scholarship – Deadline 8/31/2018

Scholarship Search Engine – Scholly

$1,000 A Place For Mom’s Senior Wisdom Video Scholarship – No Deadline

$1,000 Connect First Scholarship – Deadline 01/02/2019

$1,500 Autolist Used Car to Dream Car Scholarship – Deadline 09/01/2018

 

Private Scholarship Search Engines

Finlandia University recommends that all students expand their awareness of available financial aid. The following websites are good starting points for learning more and for starting the application process.