FASA collaborates with The League of Finnish American Societies (SAM).

What is SAM?

The League of Finnish American Societies (SAM) is a non-profit friendship organization. Our mission is to deepen the understanding between our nations, cultural exchange and advance opportunities for students by offering scholarships and summer jobs.

SAM´s vision is to become the leading information center for Finnish students looking for scholarships or summer jobs in the United States.

Additionally, we offer events, training, and other activities to our members and an opportunity to enhance your skills with our volunteer jobs.*


Together, FASA and SAM arrange the following activities.

SAM – FASA Grant 2022

SAM Foundation and The Fin­nish Ame­ri­ca Stu­dies As­so­ci­a­ti­on (FASA) are jointly offering a conference grant for the first time in 2022.

For more information, click here

FASA column in SAM Magazine

Members of FASA publish a column in SAM Magazine.

For more information on the column entries , click here.

To visit the column in SAM Magazine, click here

FASA – SAM Webinar Series Spotlight USA: Embracing Diversity

Since 2021, FASA and SAM have organized a series of webinars titled Spotlight USA: Embracing Diversity. For more information, click here. To view current information on the webinar series and to sign up to participate, please visit the SAM website.

In 2021, The webinar series was part of the Year of Research-based Knowledge (Tutkitun tiedon teemavuosi)