Major Entrance Scholarships

Simon Fraser University offers entrance scholarships to the best incoming graduate students for full-time graduate study or research. All awards are contingent upon availability of funds.

Departments nominate the strongest candidates for these Major Entrance Scholarships and forward their nomination form with a copy of the applicant's admission file to the Dean of Graduate Studies by February 15 of each year.

CD Nelson Memorial Graduate Scholarships
Recipients are outstanding scholars entering any graduate program at SFU. Students already enrolled in the intended program are not eligible. See terms of reference.

Graduate Aboriginal Entrance Scholarship
The recipient is an outstanding scholar with aboriginal ancestry entering a thesis based master's or doctoral program at SFU. See terms of reference.

Please note: Students do not apply for these awards directly.