Award Payments

If you have received one of the awards listed below, please click on the corresponding link below to learn how to activate your award. 

SFU Internal Awards (GFs, SGESs, Major Entrance Award, TMRA, GIRTA, SFU Private Awards)

For awards provided by SFU, you must provide the Office of Graduate Studies with the:

  • signed and dated Award Acceptance Form (you will have received this via email)
  • sign up for Direct Deposit through the Student Information System by following the instructions listed on the right-hand side of this page

Donor Designated/External Awards (BCIC, MSFSS, NSERC IPS, Pacific Leaders, PICs)

For Donor Designated awards: you must provide the Office of Graduate Studies with the:

  • award letter as provided by the agency (outlining the award dates and value)
  • sign up for Direct Deposit through the Student Information System by following the instructions listed on the right-hand side of this page

CIHR: Vanier and Doctoral Level Awards

Please submit the following documents to activate your CIHR Award:

  • a copy of the CIHR Offer of an Award, which includes the award name, start date, duration and value
  • a copy of the CIHR Response to an Offer of Award
  • CIHR Confirmation of Commencement, signed by award-holder and supervisor
  • signed Tri-Council Payment Authorization Form (sent to you by Graduate Studies after the remaining documents above have been submitted and processed)
  • sign up for Direct Deposit through the Student Information System by following the instructions listed on the right-hand side of this page

Send directly to CIHR the following:

NSERC: Vanier and Doctoral Level Awards

Please submit to Graduate Studies via paper or email, the following documents to activate your NSERC Award:

  • A copy of the Award Letter including the page which shows the award amount and duration
  • NSERC Payment Activation Form 1B Part I
  • sign up for Direct Deposit through the Student Information System by following the instructions listed on the right-hand side of this page
  • signed Tri-Council Payment Authorization Form (sent to you by Graduate Studies after the remaining documents above have been submitted and processed)

Send directly to NSERC via paper, email or fax, the following:

SSHRC: Vanier and Doctoral Level Awards

Please submit to Graduate Studies the following documents to activate your SSHRC award:

  • copy of your 'Notice of Award'
  • SSHRC Payment Activation Form Part I & Part II
  • signed Tri-Council Payment Authorization Form (sent to you by Graduate Studies after the remaining documents above have been submitted and processed)
  • sign up for Direct Deposit through the Student Information System by following the instructions listed on the right-hand side of this page

CGS-Master's Scholarships: Tri-Council Harmonized CIHR, NSERC, SSHRC

To activate your CGSM at SFU you must contact the Office of Graduate Studies.  We will require a copy of your letter containing your Scholarship Details.  We also need to know the term in which you are starting the award.  If you are already in your graduate program we recommend you start your award as soon as possible.

This information can be conveyed in person at our office 1100 Maggie Benston Building (Burnaby Campus) or by email to dgsaward@sfu.ca

This should be done at least one month prior to the start of your award payments.

We will send you a Payment Authorization form to sign using the documents and details listed above.

Sign up for Direct Deposit through the Student Information System by following the instructions listed on the right-hand side of this page

 

 

 

USRA (NSERC USRA, VPR USRA Sciences or USRA Social Sciences and Humanities)

For USRA's please see the USRA tab here

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Your Award Acceptance form can be scanned and emailed to: 

dgsaward@sfu.ca

Or mailed to:

Office of Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Fellows (DGS)
Maggie Benston Student Services Centre 1100
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6

We accept courier envelopes but you must pay the courier fee.