(PASADENA, California – November 29, 2016) – Finlandia Foundation National (FFN), the premier network of Finnish-American organizations in the U.S., is now accepting applications for its 2017 scholarships.
Fulltime undergraduate (sophomore or higher) students and graduate students at accredited post-secondary institutions in the U.S. or Finland are eligible to apply for scholarships. The recipients in 2016 included American, Finnish and dual citizen Finnish-Americans pursing a range of studies. Applicants of Finnish-American heritage and/or studying subjects related to Finnish culture receive special consideration. FFN also offers the P.J.C. Lindfors Legal Scholarship for American and Finnish law students.
Guidelines and the applications are available at FinlandiaFoundation.org.
About Finlandia Foundation National
Finlandia Foundation National is the premier network of Finnish-American organizations in the United States. Founded in Pasadena, California in 1953, it administers grants, scholarships and programs supporting and celebrating Finnish heritage and Finnish-American culture and traditions. For more information about the 501 (c)(3) organization: www.finlandiafoundation.org.