Awards and Scholarships

Fall 2019 Award and Scholarship

Rogers Communication Inc. Award in Communication

Value: $4,000
Quantity: One 
Eligibility:

  • CMNS Honours Program Students
  • 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, 2019.

Details: 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.) 

 

Radio Station CHMB AM 1320 Award in Communication

Value: $3,100
Quantity: Two
Eligibility: 

  • CMNS Honours Program Students
  • 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, 2019.

Details: Two awards, valued at $3,100 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.

 

Fred and Elaine Moonen Scholarship

Value: $1,950
Quantity: Two
Eligibility: 

  • CMNS Undergraduate Students
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.50
  • Registration in a minimum of 12 units of standard grades courses in Fall, 2019
  • 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

Details: Two scholarships, based on academic merit, valued at $1,950 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

Value: $3,100
Quantity: Two
Eligibility:  

  • Thirds and Fourth Year CMNS Students 
  • 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, 2019.

Details: Two awards valued at $3,100 each are available to a third or fourth year undergraduate student in Communication who submits the best essay in the field of communication.  
*** If you are applying for the Communication Alumni Award essay competition, please also include a clean copy of a recent paper (within the past year) that you wish to be considered.***

 

Carla Salvail Award in Communication

Value: $1,500
Quantity: One
Eligibility: 

  • CMNS Undergraduate Student
  • 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, 2019.

Details: 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

Value: $1,000
Quantity: One or more
Eligibility: CMNS Undergraduate Student

  • CMNS Undergraduate Student
  • 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, 2019.

Details: 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.

 

How to Apply

  1. Cover letter addressed to Dave Murphy, Undergraduate Chair (Please indicate in your cover letter which award or awards you are applying for. Separate letter for each award please, if applicable.)
  2. Copy of your unofficial SFU transcript 
  3. Copy of your Honours Project (Only required for Honour Program Students)
  4. Letter of support from a CMNS faculty member 

Please send all of the above to Brenda Baldwin at bebaldwi@sfu.ca by Friday, September 20, 2019

Summer 2019 Award and Scholarship Winners

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).