February 10, 2000
Susan Beasy Latto, Director of Public Relations (218) 726-8830
Maryann Soleim, Assoc. Dir. of University Relations and Development (218) 726-8993
APPLICANTS SOUGHT FOR FINNFEST USA '92 UMD SCHOLARSHIPS FOR 2000-2001 SCHOOL YEAR
UMD juniors, seniors, and graduate students of Finnish heritage are invited to apply for FinnFest USA '92 UMD Scholarships, for school year 2000-2001.
To be eligible: applicants must be full time UMD students (junior, senior or graduate level), and in good academic standing. Preference will be given to students of Finnish heritage who have at least one ancestor who was an immigrant from Finland to the United States. Preference will also be given to students from Northeastern Minnesota or Northwestern Wisconsin.
To apply, or for more information: contact Maryann Soleim, Associate Director of University Relations and Development, UMD 320 Darland Administration Building, Duluth, MN 55812, (218) 726-8993, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gifts to this scholarship may be sent to the UMD Development Office, 315 Darland Administration Building, 10 University Drive, Duluth, MN 55812.
The FinnFest USA '92 Scholarships for 1999-2000 have been announced. Awards of $2,000 each were given to two UMD students.
Scholarship recipients were:
Kristen Putikka - Mountain Iron, Minnesota
Mark Wainionpaa - Gilbert, Minnesota
Thirty-four awards have been made, since the scholarship's creation in 1993.