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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 [...]

Honors and Awards Banquet
February 14, 2022

Faculty and staff encouraged to nominate students for 2022 honors, awards and scholarships

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 10. 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 applicants of Finnish [...]

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 [...]

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 9, 2021

Faculty encouraged to nominate students for 2021 honors, awards and scholarships

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

The Honors and Awards Banquet is upon us and all faculty are invited to nominate deserving students for scholarship and awards. The event is dependent upon faculty nominations so please take a few minutes to nominate students you believe to be good candidates by March 10. Below is information on all five scholarships and a link to [...]

February 17, 2020

Faculty encouraged to nominate students for 2020 honors, awards and scholarships

The Honors and Awards Banquet is upon us and all faculty are invited to nominate deserving students for scholarship and awards. The event is dependent upon faculty nominations so please take a few minutes to nominate students you believe to be good candidates by March 11. 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 applicants of Finnish background from the Calumet [...]

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 [...]