Osuuspankki Scholarships


Scholarship Value: $5,000
Awards Available: 4

All scholarships require the applicant to be of Finnish heritage or a current member of the Finnish Credit Union. Scholarship applications are being accepted between April 1 and September 30. Contact us to receive the application.

1) Eero's Memorial Fund

This scholarship was established as a testamentary trust by the Will of Eero Blomberg. The Fund will award four scholarships of $5,000 each. Applicants must be Canadian citizens of Finnish heritage in their second year or higher of education at a Canadian university. Other requirements are:

A) Applicant must provide details of their Finnish heritage

B) In addition to their most recent year's academic marks, the applicant must submit a transcript of their final year in high school showing an overall average of 75% or higher

C) Applicant must submit a short one-page essay on what "being of Finnish heritage" means to them.

2) Hanne Maijala Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded for post-secondary studies in arts.

3) Marja Karlsson Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is dedicated in the memory of a long-time General Manager of Osuuspankki, Marja Karlsson. It is awarded to students entering their second or subsequent year of post-secondary studies at college or university. The scholarship is in the amount of $3,000 paid out over two years in payments of $1,500 each year. Receiving the second payment is automatic on submitting proof of enrolment.

4) Henry Ronkko Memorial Scholarship

It is awarded to students continuing their studies at a community college.

5) Osuuspankki Scholarship

Several Osuuspankki scholarships are awarded each year. These are granted to students who demonstrate a combination of academic achievement, financial need and community involvement.

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