In February of 2019, the Finlandia Alumni Board (FAB) determined it wanted to give back to current students in a meaningful way. The FAB, led by president Monica Hill (’76), ultimately decided to raise funds to support a Textbook Award, to be given out in the form of a gift certificate to North Wind Books to help offset the rising cost of textbooks. The best way to do this? Set up Finlandia’s first Giving Day.
The Finlandia Alumni Board will host a Giving Day to celebrate everything Finlandia University on June 19-20. The day, which will begin on June 19 at 8 am and run until noon on June 20, will feature social media challenges, downloadable games, information on alumni volunteer opportunities, and a fundraiser to raise money for Textbook Awards for students this fall.
“Most of our college memories are full of good times, camaraderie, and those long study hours,” said FAB [...]
The annual Portage Health Foundation Scholarship opportunity for Finlandia University students studying healthcare and coming from Houghton, Keweenaw, Baraga or Ontonagon counties is now accepting applications.
“Partnerships like this are part of what makes the Copper Country such an incredible place to live, learn and grow up in,” said Sandra Turnquist, Director of Student Financial Services, and herself a graduate of Calumet High School. “We will have at least two open scholarships in this program, which is unique in that [...]
If you’ve got school spirit, are interested in helping out at many events on campus, and could use another scholarship to help make college more affordable, the financial aid office at Finlandia University has a great opportunity for you.
The department is launching what they call the Spirit Scholarship, a $500 opportunity for students interested in brining school spirit to campus events.
$20,000 competitive art & design scholarship for incoming students
Finlandia University is now accepting applications for the Dave and Elsa Brule Scholarship. This competitive scholarship is for students interested in studying art and design in the university’s International School of Art & Design.
The scholarship recipients will be selected based on a portfolio competition. Applicants will need to be present for the Portfolio Review Day on Finlandia’s campus on Saturday, May 6, 2017. That event is [...]
The awardee must be enrolled in a CCSA program, be a full-time student and complete the requirements, which includes an essay, statement regarding intended design and a sample of past creative work. The awardee is [...]
Thanks to the generous support of David and Elsa Brule, Finlandia University is proud to announce a three-year commitment totaling $120,000 in art and design scholarships.
Finlandia University art students painting outside on the shores of the Portage Lake Canal on Finlandia’s campus in Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula.
“The Brules have been huge supporters of the arts, and friends of the university for years,” said Denise Vandeville, dean of Finlandia’s International School of Art and Design. “We’re very grateful for [...]
Finlandia University announces six $20,000 scholarships for students interested in studying art and design. These art scholarships are made available because of the generous support Finlandia University has received from Elsa and David Brule. To help make this announcement, this week’s guest is Denise Vandeville. Vandeville is the Dean of FinnU’s International School of Art & Design.
“The Brules have been huge supporters of the arts, and friends of the [...]
Finlandia University is committed to making a high quality, liberal arts-based, private education in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula as affordable as possible. We know the costs associated with higher education are a turn off for many students, but we also know the investment in education is a worthwhile one. It is with that in mind that we present The Most Affordable Finlandia University: An Affordability Guide for the FinnU Class of 2020.