Welcome to the Scandinavian Community Centre

Welcome to the Scandinavian Community Centre

Welcome to the Scandinavian Community Centre


FHS Scholarship Program Applications

Application deadline 5:00 pm PDT, June 15, 2021.

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 5:00 pm PDT, June 15, 2021.

Apply Online - Scholarship Program Application 2021 Finland House Society


  • 3. Claim Finnish Descent From
  • In your cover letter, explain in more detail your Finnish descent, your relationship to Finland, and your current exposure to Finnish culture.
  • 4. Scholastic Eligibility



    Two names with email addresses required, at least one academic


    Note: max 2mb PDF files only
  • Accepted file types: pdf.
  • Accepted file types: pdf.
  • Accepted file types: pdf.
  • An applicant’s personal information will not be collected, used or disclosed in any other way than what is necessary for the purpose of determining suitability for the scholarship and/or bursary. I declare that the information provided on this application is complete, accurate, and truthful to the best of my knowledge. I understand that any information disclosed in this application is subject to verification including a request to share further documentation and supporting information.
  • By submitting this application, I give consent to have my name and program of study used to promote the FHS Scholarship program in print and social media.
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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