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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 [...]

Hungarian Falls - September 2021-10
November 23, 2021

Donate toward student scholarships this Giving Tuesday, Nov. 30

On November 30, Finlandia University will be raising money for student scholarships for Giving Tuesday. Proceeds raised on Giving Tuesday play an important role in giving FinnU students financial support and quality academic opportunities.

Last year, Finlandia’s Giving Tuesday campaign raised over $30,087 in 24 hours with a donor match. All donations received last year went toward FinnU’s annual scholarship programs to help keep FinnU affordable for current and future students.

“Scholarships are of great importance to me. [...]

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 [...]

James Brey Financial Aid FAFSA
February 24, 2020

28 Questions about Financial Aid and FAFSA with James Brey

File Your FAFSA by March 1 for the $250 Early FAFSA Scholarship

 

The deadline for Michigan students to file their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is just around the corner. To help answer common questions, financial aid counselor James Brey answers 28 common questions about the FAFSA and financial aid in a rapid-fire session.

All incoming and current students of Finlandia are encouraged to file their FAFSA by the Michigan deadline, March 1, to ensure they [...]

Rise Together Scholarship
February 7, 2020

Rise Together with President Philip Johnson

On this episode of Finlandia Fridays, FinnU President, Philip Johnson drops by the set to discuss the new Rise Together Scholarship with host, Olivia Myers. President Johnson discusses the excitement that Rise Together brings and how it will help students who never thought college was an option.

The Rise Together Scholarship is a need-based scholarship that, when combined with federal and Michigan state scholarships and grants, covers a Michigan student’s entire tuition costs. This scholarship keeps with [...]

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 [...]

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