Welcome to the Scandinavian Community Centre

Welcome to the Scandinavian Community Centre

Welcome to the Scandinavian Community Centre


FHS Scholarship Program Applications

2021 Application deadline June 15, 2021, 5:00 pm PDT,
2022 Application deadline TBA

Eligibility requirements:

  1. The student must be Canadian citizen or have Permanent Resident status.
  2. The student must be resident of British Columbia for at least the last 12 months. If not, please provide previous address.
  3. The student must provide proof of their Finnish descent e.g. names of family member(s), from where in Finland, and describe their connection to Finland and current exposure to Finnish culture.
  4. The student must be enrolled in post-secondary studies at an accredited educational institution.
  5. The student may apply and be awarded a FHS scholarship every two years (not consecutively) up to a maximum of three times.

Checklist for completion of the application:

  • Completed online application.Complete Finland House Society Scholarship Application form.
  • Cover letter. Please include general information such as hobbies, interests, community/volunteer work experience etc. Also, please provide information about your Finnish heritage, some family history and explain your connection to Finland and Finnish culture. To establish financial need, please provide budget for the coming year, existing resources, including scholarships and bursaries, and forecast expenses.
  • Proof of registration at the educational institution for autumn 2021 and/or winter 2022 semester.
  • The transcripts of the latest marks.
  • Submit online application with requested attachments as PDFs by  Application deadline TBA for 2022-2023 school year


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Dec 6 Nordic Baking on Zoom: Ginger Cookie Truffles & Saffron Macaroons (Gluten Free) Posted on Nov 28, 2021 | Baking, Home, Scandinavian Centre Ginger Cookie Truffles & Saffron Macaroons (Gluten Free) Date: Monday December 6, 2021 at 7pm (PST) Location: on Zoom Cost: Price $20/student. Course inclu...
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Finnish Canadian Rest Home Association

The Finnish Canadian Rest Home Association is currently accepting applications for its seniors’ rental housing units in Vancouver. Please direct all inquiries to :
Finnish Home
2288 Harrison Drive
Vancouver, B.C. V5P 2P6