On Thursday, March 2, Finlandia University’s Board of Trustees announced that Finlandia will not enroll students for the 2023-2024 academic year. The decision follows months of continuous efforts to find pathways for the University to continue its mission.
“I am deeply saddened to announce that due to a combination of demographic changes, with fewer high school graduates available, a steep decrease in interest in going to college among those graduates, and an unbearable debt load, Finlandia’s Board of Trustees met and [...]
Nursing program students entering into their junior and senior year are invited to apply
Applications are now being accepted for the Ryan Bessolo, MSN, RN, CMSRN Memorial Endowed Scholarship. The application deadline for the scholarship is Monday, March 13, 2023.
Nursing students heading into their junior or senior year with a GPA of 3.25 GPA or higher may be eligible for the scholarship. Qualified applicants must be continuing their nursing studies at Finlandia University the following year.
The Academic Achievement Committee, in coordination [...]
The Honors and Awards Banquet is upon us, and all faculty and staff are invited to nominate deserving students for scholarships and awards. The event is dependent upon faculty and staff nominations, so please take a few minutes to nominate students you believe to be good candidates by March 13, 2023. Below is information on all six scholarships and a link to the submission form.
DAVID LAUREN JOKELA ENDOWED MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Preference in awarding this scholarship is given to applicants of [...]
Nursing students heading into their junior or senior year invited to apply
Nursing students heading into their junior or senior year with a GPA between 3.00 to 3.49 may be eligible for the Samuel L. Westerman Scholarship for Nursing. The application deadline for the scholarship is Monday, March 13, 2023.
The number of scholarships and money awarded will depend on the quantity and quality of the applications. Students who want to be considered for renewal must file a new application each year and [...]
Freshman women returning as full-time students for the fall 2023 semester invited to apply
Applications are now being accepted for the Virginia Fund Scholarship, which is open to all freshman women at Finlandia University. The scholarship, typically $250-500, is awarded based on academic achievement and contribution to campus life. The Academic Achievement Committee will review applications, and the winner will be announced in the coming weeks. The Virginia Fund Scholarship will be applied to the 2023-24 academic year. Students of [...]
University relaxes requirements, extends deadline and opens Rise Together Scholarship to bachelor degree-seeking students
Finlandia University will build on its boldest expression of affordability by easing eligibility requirements for the Rise Together Free Full Tuition Scholarship.
Now applicable to all four years of tuition at Finlandia, the Rise Together Scholarship will allow bachelor’s degree-seeking students with a minimum GPA of 2.25 to apply. Other significant changes include a May 1 deadline extension for filing the FAFSA and the removal of the Tuition [...]
Finlandia announces scholarship overhaul ahead of spring 2023 semester
Finlandia University will build on its commitment to providing affordable higher education by awarding newly introduced scholarship packages to incoming spring 2023 students. Taking steps to simplify the cost of attendance further, Finlandia’s new Scholarship Calculator acts as a fast and easy-to-use tool for all.
Within two to six questions, the calculator provides students with the minimum scholarship amount they will receive from Finlandia University. Minimum scholarships are then stackable [...]
Finlandia University alumni and friends donated over $50,000 toward student scholarships during FinnU’s sixth annual Giving Tuesday fundraiser in November. The official total raised was $52,356, including an anonymous contribution of $10,000 kicking off the event.
Finlandia President Tim Pinnow praised the efforts of those who supported the cause, which has become an important FinnU tradition as 100 percent of full-time domestic students currently receive financial aid.
“This incredible response to the Giving Tuesday event will help Finlandia continue to focus on [...]
If you’re wondering what the Michigan Achievement Scholarship means for high school graduates looking to attend Finlandia University next fall, we’ve got you covered.
By the Numbers
80 percent of students who attend an independent college or university in Michigan qualify.
Students can qualify for up to an additional $20,000 over the course of their college education at an independent college or university, such as Finlandia University.
Add in the current tuition grant and students can receive up to $35,000 over the course of [...]
The Scholarship Calculator at Finlandia University is a fast and easy-to-use tool for any degree-seeking student looking to attend FinnU. In less than a minute, the calculator provides students with the minimum scholarship amount they’ll receive from Finlandia University.
In a recent feature with Finlandia’s Dean of Enrollment, Anthony Schwass shared that the scholarship calculator is for anyone. No paperwork, no FAFSA information; all you need to know is your cumulative GPA and where you’re coming from. [...]