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Finnish Scholarships

There are numerous scholarship opportunities for families wishing to send a villager to Salolampi. Please keep in mind that many of these scholarships can be combined and are not either/or.  Check out all the options available to you below.

Salolampi Foundation

Salolampi Foundation.

The Salolampi Foundation provides and opt-in scholarship for youth, residential villagers of 25% of their session tuition on a first come, first serve basis.  Apply by simply completing the Passport Fund form in your MyVillage Portal after you register and opt-in to receive your scholarship.  More information can be found on the Salolampi Foundation website.

In addition, the Salolampi Foundation matches scholarships for youth who receive a scholarship from a Finnish partner organization in North America up to $100 for family week programs, $200 for two-week youth programs, and $400 for four-week youth programs.  Apply by completing the Partner Scholarships form available online.

Finlandia Foundation

Salolampi Foundation.

Finlandia Foundation National awards funds of up to $300 each for a summertime residential session. In addition, students may be eligible for one of two types of travel grants.  Additional information is available on the Finlandia Foundation website.

Please also contact your own local Finlandia Foundation chapter to see if addtional funding is available.

Additional Scholarships

The Ken Daniels Memorial Scholarship Fund has been established in memory of a long standing board member, Ken Erkki Daniels.  Please email the Daniels family at for info on how to apply.

Need-based scholarships are available for Finnish summer youth immersion sessions through the Passport Fund. Scholarships are based on a family’s adjusted gross income, number of dependents, and the length of the session.

Additionally, the Minnesota Office of Higher Education offers a $1,000 stipend for Minnesota students who qualify for free or reduced lunch at school. Additional information is available here.