Award Payment Schedule

To find out if an award has already been paid:

  • Log onto using your SFU student ID and password
  • In “Student Center” under the blue bar called “Finances”, look for “Financial Aid” (left hand side).
  • Click on “Student Aid and Award Profile
  • From the blue tabs at the top of the page click on “FA Term Selection Detail
  • Click on the tab that says “view term details.”
  • The Fall 2016 term is listed as 1167; Spring 2017 term is 1171 and Summer 2017 term is 1174
  • Description of the codes you may see:
    • A-Listed- You have been recommended for an award
    • Accepted—we have received your acceptance notice
    • Posted—Your award is ready to be disbursed
    • Disbursed—Your award is transferred to your student account. Please see Payment Schedule for when you can expect to be paid once this status is showing.

Please note: You can only access award information about the current term on the SFU Student Information System ( after the start of classes. 

This means that awards for the Fall term can only be viewed in early September, awards for the Spring term can only be viewed in early January, and awards for the Summer term can only be viewed in early May.

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Questions can be directed to:

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