Scholarships + Awards

Thanks to our many generous donors and to the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) Centre for Hellenic Studies endowment fund, SFU Hellenic Studies is able to offer a wide range of financial support for students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. For application instructions, please visit the SFU Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies webpage.

Stanley Morisse Memorial Scholarship to Support Graduate Students in Hellenic and Cypriot Studies

In 1993 Stanley Morisse established this scholarship to recognize Greece (of his native country), his interest in Cyprus, his love for his adopted country of Canada. The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial support to graduate students who are undertaking studies related to history, archaeology, art history, international relations, literature, or language of Cyprus or Cypriot culture. One or more scholarships valued at a minimum of $15,000.

Katevatis Graduate Scholarship in Hellenic Studies

The Charalambos (Harry) and Helene Katevatis Graduate Scholarship was established in 2009 through generous donations from Harry and Helene Katevatis and the Burnaby Mountain Endowment Fund Matching Program to promote knowledge and understanding regarding Hellenism, including Greek history, language, and literature. Valued at $12,000.

Stavros Niarchos Foundation Centre for Hellenic Studies Graduate Fellowship

The SNF Centre for Hellenic Studies offers a wide range of support to graduate students studying various aspects of Greece’s history, language, and culture, from a variety of disciplinary perspectives. Thanks to the generosity of the SNF, we are able to fund several graduate fellowships from the endowment every year. Multiple fellowships valued at $6,500.

Stavros Niarchos Foundation Centre for Hellenic Studies Graduate Travel Awards

Archival and field research, as well as, conference presentations and attendance are an important aspect of any graduate education. The SNF Centre for Hellenic Studies, thanks to the generosity of the SNF, has set aside an annual budget to support graduate students who are studying with Hellenic Studies faculty members. Multiple awards, depending on funding availability. Click here for application information.

The Edward and Emily McWhinney Foundation Hellenic Studies Graduate Scholarship

The Edward and Emily McWhinney Foundation Hellenic Studies Graduate Scholarship was established in 2016 year with a generous gift of $125,000 from the Edward and Emily McWhinney Foundation. The scholarship supports graduate students pursuing research in international relations in the Hellenic Studies Program. The scholarship is awarded on the basis of academic merit and research interests. Valued at $6,250.

Hellenic Canadian Congress of BC Graduate Scholarship

Established in 2006 through donations by the Hellenic community and matching funds by SFU, the purpose of the Hellenic Canadian Congress of BC Graduate Scholarship is to support graduate students in Simon Fraser University’s Hellenic Studies Program. Preference is given to graduate students entering their second year of studies after having successfully completed all first year requirements. Valued at $1,500.

The Edward and Emily McWhinney Scholarship in International Studies

The Edward and Emily McWhinney Scholarship in International Studies was established in 2008 and augmented by a further donation in 2015. The scholarship is awarded annually to undergraduate students with outstanding academic achievement and focused on European Studies, the Balkans, the Mediterranean, the Middle East or International Organizations. Multiple awards, valued at a minimum of $1,125.

Nick Kravariotis Memorial Graduate Scholarship in Hellenic Studies

In 1998, family, friends and colleagues of Nick Kravariotis – founder of United Maritime Shippers in Vancouver – established an endowment fund in his memory in order to support a Graduate Scholarship in Hellenic Studies. Valued at $800.