With attainable merit-based institutional and entrance scholarships, unique tuition initiatives aimed at easing budgetary concerns, and a financial aid team that goes above and beyond to help each student, Finlandia strives to make college affordable for all students. The below scholarship figures are for the 2021-22 academic year, and are just the start of the financial aid opportunities available to students. After completing your free application, students will be able to work with someone from financial aid to gain a better understanding of opportunities available to them. All amounts are in U.S. Dollars.
Full time, degree-seeking students will receive one of the following merit scholarships. All scholarships amount are per academic year. The amounts are contingent upon living on campus.
Board of Trustees Scholarship – $7,500
High school cumulative GPA of 3.5. Renewable by maintaining a GPA of 3.25 at Finlandia University.
President’s Scholarship – $5,500
High school cumulative GPA of 3.25. Renewable by maintaining a GPA of 3.00 at Finlandia University.
Deans Scholarship – $3,500
High school cumulative GPA of 3.0. Renewable by maintaining a GPA of 2.75 at Finlandia University.
Full time, degree-seeking students could receive any and all of these institutional scholarships. All scholarships amount are per academic year. The amounts are contingent upon living on campus.
Northern Neighbors Scholarship – $2,000
All new international students from Canada residing on campus are eligible, beginning fall 2022 semester. This scholarship stacks with all other scholarships Canadian students are eligible for.
CHURCH MATCHING SCHOLARSHIP – UP TO $1,000
Matches up to $1,000 pledged by a church.
SERVICE SCHOLARSHIP – $2,000
Finlandia University is a learning community dedicated to academic excellence, spiritual growth and service. To showcase this, Finlandia University is offering incoming students 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.
FINNISH STRONG TRANSFER SCHOLARSHIP – $10,000
New incoming transfer students with at least a 2.0 grade point average are eligible for this. See details below:
If you have any questions or comments related to scholarship opportunities at Finlandia University for international students, please get in touch with us!