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Kat Hanson
March 18, 2022

Skijoring and Scholarships with Kat Hanson

The Lake Effect Scholarship is here!

This week, Enrollment Counselor Kat Hanson skijors by the Finlandia Fridays set to talk with host Jordan Shawhan about the new Lake Effect Scholarship, which allows eligible commuting and on-campus living students to enjoy the benefits of cost-sharing education. Commuting students will have tuition reduced to $2,500 per year, earning their full bachelor’s degree for $10,000.

“For students who want to live on campus, they pay a little bit extra in room and [...]

giving tuesday
December 8, 2021

FinnU raises money for student scholarships

Finlandia alumni, friends and families donated nearly $11,000 toward student scholarships on Giving Tuesday this year. In total, 50 donors raised $10,976 for scholarships such as the Lake Effect Scholarship, Western Great Lakes Scholarship and Rise Together Scholarship, a need-based free full-tuition scholarship established in 2020.

Donors heard stories from FinnU students throughout the day such as Student Ambassador Danny Zuchak, a Finnish Strong Transfer Scholarship recipient and student-athlete.

“The Finnish Strong Scholarship allowed me to get a [...]

Jordan Shawhan
November 26, 2021

Support our students this Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is only days away!

Jordan Shawhan joins this week’s host Haley Goodreau to talk about the special day of giving dedicated to raising money for student scholarships. Shawhan and Goodreau discuss what to expect from Giving Tuesday as well as the life-long meaningful impact these donations have on FinnU student lives.

“All the money raised is going directly toward student scholarships. Those are need-based scholarships, we have a whole list of scholarships that money goes to on [...]

July 7, 2021

Finlandia University announces Lake Effect Scholarship

New to Fall 2021, the Lake Effect Scholarship is a need-based scholarship that allows eligible commuting and on-campus living students to enjoy the benefits of cost-sharing education. Meaning, commuting students will have tuition reduced to $2,500 per year, earning their full Bachelor’s degree for $10,000. The $2,500 per year cost-share can also be covered by federal loans, meaning no out-of-pocket cost. Recipients are able to earn their degree now and pay later.

On-campus housing students are also eligible to receive the [...]

free tuition, rise together, scholarships
January 27, 2020

Finlandia’s new need-based scholarships offer free tuition for eligible Michigan students, discounts for Western Great Lakes residents

Finlandia University is building on its commitment to provide affordable private higher education to all students through the creation of two new need-based scholarship opportunities. Beginning fall 2020, new incoming first year full-time students will be considered for the following:

Rise Together Scholarship – Free Full Tuition

The Rise Together Scholarship is a need-based scholarship that, when combined with federal and state scholarships and grants, covers a student’s entire tuition costs and aligns with Finlandia’s mission of providing affordable [...]