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Transatlantic Classroom: Sharing Education Expertise and Increasing Mobility between the United States and Finland (November 16, 2022)

The U.S. Embassy in Finland and the Finnish National Agency for Education continue their longstanding collaboration to strengthen and increase student, teacher, and administrator mobility between Finland and the United States through a new program called the Transatlantic Classroom. The new Transatlantic Classroom program between upper secondary schools in Finland and the United States is ...
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Announcing the American Studies Grant 2022 (November 10, 2022)

U.S. Embassy Finland is now accepting applications for the 2022 American Studies Grant. U.S. Embassy Finland’s annual $1,000 scholarship provides a grant to students of Finnish nationality, enrolled at a Finnish university, who are currently working on a Master’s Thesis on a United States related topic. We welcome applications from all fields of study. The ...
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U.S. State Department Counselor Chollet Reaffirms U.S. Support for Finland’s NATO Accession and Continued Cooperation on Arctic in Visit to Helsinki

Helsinki (October 12, 2022) – Counselor of the U.S. Department of State Derek Chollet visited Helsinki, Finland, October 11-12 to meet political leaders to reaffirm the United States’ support for Finland’s NATO accession.  While in Helsinki, the Counselor’s discussions focused on the Arctic, Finland’s pending NATO membership, support for Ukraine, and other regional issues. During his meetings, Counselor Chollet outlined the newly released United States’ National Strategy for ...
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Security Alert: Demonstrations in Helsinki City Center

United States Embassy Helsinki, Finland Message for U.S. Citizens: Security Alert:  Demonstrations in Helsinki City Center October 5, 2022 Helsinki Police Department informed that there are planned daily protests scheduled from October 5 through October 14. A protest planned on Mannerheimintie on October 6, at 1700 will block traffic. The protests are organized by Elokapina (Extinction ...
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Diversity Visa (DV) Program Instructions

The Immigration Act of 1990 established the Diversity Visa (DV) program, which makes up to 55,000 immigrant visas available through random selection. The program allows those from countries with low immigration rates to the United States to enter for a chance to apply for a U.S. immigrant visa. The online registration period for the DV-2024 ...
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