Awards and Scholarships

Fall 2020 Awards and Scholarships

Fall 2020 application deadline: Friday, September 18

Fred and Elaine Moonen Scholarship

Two scholarships, based on academic merit, valued at $2,000 each, will be granted to students majoring in Communication in their third or fourth year of studies. Preference will be given to students in the Communication Honours program.  

Communication Alumni Award

Two awards valued at $3,200 each are available to a third or fourth year undergraduate student in Communication who submits the best essay in the field of communication.Clean copies of essays submitted within the past year are eligible for consideration.

Carla Salvail Award in Communication

One award, valued at $1,500, is available to a full-time student in good academic standing in the School of Communication who has not only survived, emotional or other hardship in life but has triumphed over these challenges. Applicants must provide documentation describing their experiences such as personal statement, resume and/or a letter of reference.

Omni Television Undergraduate Award in Communication

One or more awards, valued at a minimum of $1,000 each, will be granted to students enrolled full-time in the School of Communication who have declared their major, are in good academic standing, and have demonstrated volunteer contributions to the promotion of multiculturalism in Canada. Applications must include a summary of the applicant's volunteer contributions and a letter of reference from someone who can verify those contributions.

Honours Award: Rogers Communication Inc. Award in Communication

One award, valued at $4,000, will be given to a student enrolled in the Communications Honours program to assist with the cost of completing the Honours project. Preference will be given to students whose project addresses recent issues in Communication (eg: relating to television or to the production of a video.)

Honours Award: Radio Station CHMB AM 1320 Award in Communication

Two awards, valued at $3,200 each, will be given to a student enrolled in the Communications Honours program to assist with the cost of completing the Honours project. Preference will be given to a multi-lingual student whose Honours project addresses issues regarding the diversity of languages and cultures in Metro Vancouver with a focus on the role of mass media, preferably radio.

 

Award and Scholarship criteria

Scholarships

  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.50
  • Registration in a minimum of 12 units of standard grades courses in Fall, 2020
  • A student holding an ongoing SFU Entrance Scholarship is not eligible for any other University administered scholarships until the entrance scholarship is fully paid out
 
Awards
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.00 at SFU and be in good academic standing
  • Registration in a minimum of 9 units of standard graded courses in Fall 2020
 

Application requirements

  • Cover letter addressed to Frederik Lesage, Undergraduate Chair (Please indicate in your cover letter which award or awards, if applicable, that you are applying for.)
  • Copy of your unofficial SFU transcript
  • Letter of support from a CMNS faculty member

*Honour Awards: Include a copy of your Honours Project in your application


All materials must be submitted electronically to cmnsdsec@sfu.ca by Friday, September 18.

Summer 2020 Award and Scholarships

Murray Schafer Soundscape Award, Glenfraser Acoustic Communication Research Award and Secure Capital Management Scholarship

R. Murray Schafer Soundscape Award recipients:
Freya Zinovieff
Jianyu Fan
Lauren Knight

Glenfraser Acoustic Communication Research Award recipients:
Freya Zinovieff
Stacey Copeland
Lauren Knight

Secure Capital Management Scholarship in Acoustic Communication recipients: 
Narges Bastan

Fall 2019 Award and Scholarships

Communication Alumni Award:
Kaiya Jacob
Jamie Hill

Radio Station CHMB AM1320 Award:
Mark Dunn

Omni Television Undergraduate Award:
Davina Gounden
Tabraiz Sanaullah
Mark Dunn

Carla Salvail Award:
Tabraiz Sanaullah

Fred & Elaine Moonen Scholarship:
Jamie Hill
Juliette Halliday

Spring 2020 Award and Scholarships

Radio Station CHMB AM1320 Award:
Jenika Hamilton

Rogers Communications, Inc. Award:
Rachel Wong

Summer 2019 Award and Scholarships

R. Murray Schafer Soundscape Award:
Ronald Boersen
Stacey Copeland

Glenfraser Acoustic Communication Research Award:
Stacey Copeland
Freya Zinovieff
Alexandre Klinke

Secure Capital Management Scholarship in Acoustic Communication:
Andrew Ringer

See a Financial Aid Advisor

If you can't find an answer to your question, please contact the financial aid office. The financial aid office is located on the top floor of the Maggie Benson Centre (MBC 3000-level). This support is available to both undergraduate and graduate students at SFU.

*Note: Students with questions about their SFU Undergraduate Entrance Scholarship, Award, and/or Bursary can contact us through the following email address - (scholars@sfu.ca).