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2022 Honors & Awards Banquet
April 21, 2022

2022 Honors & Awards Banquet: Photo Gallery

Friends, families, faculty, staff and students gathered in Martha Wiljanen Hall at Finlandia University’s Finnish American Heritage Center on April 8 to celebrate the students who have been selected to receive endowed scholarships and honors.

Here are a few of our favorite moments!

2022 Honors & Awards Banquet
April 14, 2022

Academic Achievement Committee names 2022 Honors & Awards recipients

For the first time in three years, Finlandia’s Academic Achievement Committee hosted the University’s annual Honors & Awards Banquet in person. Friends, families, faculty and staff gathered in Martha Wiljanen Hall at Finlandia University’s Finnish American Heritage Center on Friday, April 8 to celebrate the students who have been selected to receive endowed scholarships and honors.

Mikayla Brown received the Virginia Fund Scholarship that is awarded in memory of Mrs. Richard R. Smith to a freshman woman who plans to continue [...]

Virginia Fund Scholarship Flyer 2022
February 14, 2022

Applications Now Being Accepted for 2022 Virginia Fund Scholarship

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. Applications will be reviewed by the Academic Achievement Committee and the winner will be announced in the coming weeks. The Virginia Fund Scholarship will be applied to the 2022-23 academic year. Students of all majors are invited to apply and applications are due by [...]

Samuel Westerman Scholarship 2022
February 14, 2022

Applications Open for 2022 Samuel L. Westerman Scholarship for Nursing

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. Application deadline for the scholarship is Monday, March 07.

The amount of scholarships and money awarded will depend on the quantity and quality of applications. Students who want to be considered for renewal must file a new application each year, and will be given equal consideration with other candidates.

Candidates for The Samuel L. Westerman [...]

Hilary Virtanen
May 10, 2021

Academic Achievement Committee Announces 2021 Honors & Awards Recipients

In a normal year, Finlandia’s Academic Achievement Committee hosts the Honors & Awards Banquet for students who have been selected to receive endowed scholarships and honors. This year, the committee opted to honor these students during Finlandia’s hybrid commencement ceremony held on Thursday, April 29. Announcing the honor recipients was Dr. Hilary Virtanen, Assistant Professor of Finnish and Nordic Studies. It was an incredibly special day for those in attendance or watching on Livestream. Finlandia congratulates the following Honors [...]

March 2, 2021

Applications Now Being Accepted for Virginia Fund Scholarship

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. Applications will be reviewed by the Academic Achievement Committee and the winner will be announced in the coming weeks. The Virginia Fund Scholarship will be applied to the 2021-22 academic year. Students of all majors are invited to apply and applications are due by [...]

February 16, 2021

Applications Open for 2021 Samuel L. Westerman Scholarship for Nursing

Update 2/25: The scholarship deadline has been extended to Wednesday, March 10. This article has been updated to reflect that change.

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. Application deadline for the scholarship is Thursday, March 10.

The amount of scholarships and money awarded will depend on the quantity and quality of applications. Students who want to be considered for renewal [...]

February 17, 2020

Applications Now Being Accepted for Virginia Fund Scholarship

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. Applications will be reviewed by the Academic Achievement Committee and the winner will be announced at the Honors and Awards Banquet on Friday, April 17.  The Virginia Fund Scholarship will be applied to the 2020-21 academic year. Students of all majors are invited to [...]

February 5, 2018

Faculty: Nominations needed for 2018 honors, scholarships and awards

The annual Honors and Awards Banquet is Friday, April 13. The event is dependent on our faculty to nominate deserving students for some of the awards and scholarships. Your participation in this important process is essential. Thanks on behalf of the Academic Achievement Committee. Please take a few minutes to nominate students you believe to be good candidates. Below is information on all five scholarships and a link to the submissions form.

DAVID LAUREN JOKELA ENDOWED MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Preference in awarding this scholarship is given to [...]

February 9, 2017

Applications now being accepted for Virginia Fund Scholarship

Freshman women at Finlandia University have a unique opportunity to receive a scholarship that can be used during the 2017-18 academic year in the Virginia Fund Scholarship. Applications are now being accepted. They are due by March 10.

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The scholarship is awarded based on academic achievement and contribution to campus life. Applications will be reviewed by the Academic Achievement Committee. Students of all majors are invited to apply.

Along with the basic form, students will need to write [...]