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Financial Aid for Graduate Students


Graduate students are eligible for a variety of financial assistance programs including entrance or continuing scholarships, graduate fellowships, awards, bursaries and loans.

Scholarships and fellowships recognize outstanding academic achievements; awards generally acknowledge outstanding achievements or contributions to the community. Bursaries are awarded on the basis of financial need. Government student loans are awarded on the basis of financial need by the student's province of residence. Emergency loans are available from the Academic Resources Office, to students in short term financial crisis.

Other sources of income are teaching assistantships (TAs) and research assistantships (RAs) which are available in most departments. Applications should be directed to the chair of the appropriate graduate program committee in the department of intended enrolment.

All graduate scholarship and financial assistance programs are administered by one of two units in the University. Merit based graduate scholarships and awards (cumulative grade point average of 3.50 or better) are administered by the Dean of Graduate Studies Office. Room 1100, Maggie Benston Student Services Centre, Tel: 778.782.5411, Fax:†778.782 3080.

Generally, the financial needs-based graduate scholarships, bursaries and loans, including Government student loans and emergency loans, are administered by the Financial Assistance Office, Student Academic Resources, Maggie Benston Student Services Centre, Tel: 778.782.4356. They include the Canada Student Loan Program, the Work Study Program and graduate bursaries.

Categories of Graduate Scholarships, Awards, Bursaries and Stipends

The following information is intended as a guide only. Further information may be found in the Graduate Awards Guide which is available for loan in the reserve section of the W.A.C. Bennett Library. Every attempt has been made to provide up-to-date information. However, it remains the prerogative of the award-granting agencies to change deadline dates, discontinue awards, etc. without prior notice.

The electronic version of the Graduate Awards Guide is on the World Wide Web and is located at
http://fas.sfu.ca/projects/GradAwards.

Award Categories

Awards that are administered by the Dean of Graduate Studies Office:

Awards, Bursaries and Loans that are administered by the Financial Assistance Office, Academic Resources, Registrar's Office:

International Students

Students who are not Canadian citizens and who would require financial assistance to attend Simon Fraser University must seek such assistance in their country of origin before arrival in Canada. Many of the outside awards are restricted to Canadian citizens or permanent residents. However, foreign students are eligible for most awards granted by the University.

General Information and Regulations

The following regulations apply generally to all financial assistance administered by the University.

The following awards are contingent upon the availability of funds. Detailed information is available from the Dean of Gradute Studies Office, MBC 1100. Completed application forms and all required documentation should be submitted to the Graduate Secretary in the applicant's department of enrolment by the indicated deadlines.

Special Awards

Academic and Service Awards

Terms of reference: Graduate students are eligible for many of the University Service Awards listed in the undergraduate Financial Assistance and Awards section of the Calendar. Please refer to this section for detailed information.

Athletic Awards

Terms of reference: Graduate students who compete on a Simon Fraser University varsity team may be eligible for Athletic Awards. Please refer to the undergraduate Financial Assistance and Awards section of the Calendar for further information. see "Financial Assistance and Awards".

Dean of Graduate Studies Convocation Medals

Application deadline: April 25

Terms of reference: A silver medal has been established for a graduating graduate student from each faculty. The dean of the respective faculty will recommend a student who has achieved the highest level of academic excellence in his/her graduate program.

The criteria for selection of special awards are quality of work, cumulative GPA, and timeliness of completion of the degree. All recommendations are to be forwarded to the Dean of Graduate Studies by April 25.

Governor-General's Gold Medal

Application deadline: April 25

Terms of reference: A gold medal, presented by His Excellency, the Governor General of Canada, will be awarded to the graduate student who achieves the highest academic standing in his/her master's or doctoral degree program.

Entrance Scholarships

Arthur Anderson & Company Graduate Entrance Scholarship

Value: $5,000

Application deadline: March 15

Tenable: Any semester

Terms of reference: For a student entering a graduate program in the field of accounting.

ASI Graduate Student Awards

Value: $10,000 each

Application deadline: September 1 by nomination

Tenable: Fall semester

Terms of reference: five awards to outstanding Canadian students entering a new graduate program in an advanced systems discipline such as information technology, micro electronics, robotics and/or telecommunications. Students must be nominated by their intended department of enrolment to the Director of the Centre for Systems Science.

Wm. F. and Ruth Baldwin Graduate Scholarship in History

Value: $8,000

Application deadline: March 15

Tenable: Two consecutive semesters

Terms of reference: One or more, two-semester awards. Preferentially to an incoming student pursuing a graduate degree in British history.

Graduate Entrance Scholarship in Business Administration

Value: $1,200

Application deadline: March 15

Tenable: Any semester

Terms of reference: An award for a student entering a graduate degree program in business administration in the Faculty of Business Administration.

Douglas Cole Memorial Graduate Entrance Scholarship in Cultural History

Value: $600

Application deadline: March 15

Tenable: Fall

Terms of reference: One award will be awarded to a student entering the graduate program in history whose focus will be on cultural history.

Robert Hancock Dunham Memorial Scholarship in English

Value: $2,700

Application deadline: March 15

Tenable: Any semester

Terms of reference: One award for a student entering a graduate degree program in the Department of English.

DuPont Graduate Entrance Scholarship in Chemistry

Value: $1,500

Application deadline: March 15 (by nomination)

Tenable: Any semester

Terms of reference: Two scholarships will be awarded to the top entering graduate students in the Department of Chemistry. Candidates will be judged on their scholastic and research achievements and potential. Students must be nominated by their intended department. Nomination deadline: March 15.

Arthur and Ancie Fouks Graduate Entrance Award in Public Service

Value: $4,000

Application deadline: March 15 (by nomination)

Tenable: Any semester

Terms of reference: One award to recognize both outstanding academic performance and a high level of public service by a student entering a graduate program at Simon Fraser University. Student must be nominated by his/her intended department. Nomination deadline: March 15.

Graduate Entrance Scholarship in Geography

Value: $1,500

Application deadline: March 15

Tenable: Any semester

Terms of reference: One award for a student entering a graduate program in geography.

Bert Henry Memorial Graduate Scholarship

Value: $18000 (subject to funding)

Application deadline: March 15

Tenable: Three consecutive semesters

Terms of reference: The recipient is an outstanding student who has obtained a master's degree and is entering any PhD program. The recipient must show high academic performance and potential for significant contribution to the chosen field of study. Tenure is for one year and may commence in any semester.

Temple Maynard Graduate Entrance Award in English

Value: $16,000

Application deadline: March 15

Tenable: two consecutive semesters

Terms of reference: A two semester award to a student entering a graduate program in the Department of English.

C.D. Nelson Memorial Graduate Scholarships

Value: $17,000

Application deadline: March 15

Tenable: three consecutive semesters

Terms of reference: Recipients are outstanding scholars entering any graduate program. Twelve or more awards are made. Tenure is for one year and may commence in any semester.

Master of Pest Management Graduate Entrance Scholarship

Value: $500

Application deadline: March 15

Tenable: January

Terms of reference: One award for a student entering a graduate degree program leading to Master of Pest Management degree in the Centre for Environmental Biology.

Graduate Entrance Scholarship in Political Science

Value: $700

Application deadline: March 15 (by nomination)

Tenable: Any semester

Terms of reference: One award for a student entering an MA or PhD program in political science.

Faculty of Science Graduate Entrance Scholarship

Value: $1,700

Application Deadline: March 15, by nomination

Tenable: Fall semester

Terms of reference: One award for a student from the University College of the Fraser Valley entering the MSc program in a department in the Faculty of Science at Simon Fraser University.

Scott Paper Limited Bicultural Graduate Entrance Fellowship

Value: $15,000

Application deadline: March 15

Tenable: three consecutive semesters

Terms of reference: The recipient is an outstanding student who has received a previous degree at a University in the province of Quebec and is entering any Simon Fraser University graduate program. One award is made. Tenure is for one year and may commence in any semester.

Simons Foundation Doctoral Entrance Fellowship (for Women)

Value: $17,000

Application deadline: March 15

Tenable: three consecutive semesters

Terms of reference: The recipient is an outstanding woman scholar entering any PhD program at Simon Fraser University. The recipient must show potential for significant contribution to society through achievement in her chosen field. One award is made. Tenure is for one year and may commence in any semester.

O.H. Sorila Memorial Graduate Scholarship in Philosophy

Value: $500

Application deadline: March 15

Tenable: Fall semester

Terms of reference: One scholarship for a student entering a Master of Arts Program in the Department of Philosophy. Preference is given to a student coming from overseas, but intending to return to their homeland after degree completion.

Southam Inc. Graduate Entrance Scholarship in Publishing

Value: $3,000

Application deadline: March 15

Tenable: Any semester

Terms of reference: One award for a student entering the Master of Publishing Program.

Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship

Value: $2,000-$7,000

Application deadline: any semester, by nomination

Tenable: September, January or May

Terms of reference: One semester awards between $2,000 and $7,000 to students entering a new graduate program at Simon Fraser University. To be eligible, a student must show academic excellence and proof that he/she is being actively recruited by another university. Students must be nominated by their graduate program chair in their intended department to the dean of graduate studies.

William and Ada Isabelle Steel Memorial Graduate Scholarship

Value: $17,000

Application deadline: March 15

Tenable: three consecutive semesters

Terms of reference: The recipient is an outstanding full time student in any Simon Fraser University graduate program whose research takes place outside the lower mainland of BC. One award (of which $2,000 of the award value is targeted for travel, accommodation and related research expenses). Tenure is one year and may commence in any semester.

Dorothy Middler Thomas Graduate Entrance Scholarship in English

Value: $500

Application deadline: March 15

Tenable: Any semester

Terms of reference: One award for a student entering a graduate program in the Department of English.

Doreen Wilkinson Memorial Graduate Scholarship in Economics

Value: $1,500

Application deadline: March 15 (by nomination)

Tenable: Any semester

Terms of reference: One or more scholarships will be awarded to graduate students entering the doctoral program in Economics. The fund honors Doreen Wilkinson, Economics Departmental Assistant, friend and mentor to many. Students must be nominated by the department by March 15.

Grace Woodsworth MacInnis Graduate Award

Value: $200

Application deadline: March 15

Tenable: Any semester

Terms of reference: Established in honour of Grace Woodsworth MacInnis in recognition of her outstanding contribution as a Canadian parliamentarian and a pioneer woman in Canadian politics. The award supports a student entering the graduate program in women's studies.

Dr. John Yorkston Memorial Graduate Scholarship in Pest Management

Value: $1,000

Application deadline: May 30

Tenable: September

Terms of reference: One award for a graduate student in the Master of Pest Management Program specializing in crop protection, plant pathology and nematology.

Awards for New or Continuing Students

Graduate Fellowships

Value: $4,400 (Master's); $5,000 (PhD)

Application deadline: April 15

Tenable: Any semester

Terms of reference: Recipients are full time students in any Simon Fraser University graduate program. Awards are made on the basis of academic merit; the normal minimum criterion for eligibility is a 3.5 CGPA. These are one semester awards valued at $4,400 (master's) or $5,000 (PhD). Students may apply in an annual competition for graduate fellowships tenable in one, two or three semesters.

Faculty of Applied Sciences Dean's Fund Graduate Fellowships

Value: $2,500 (PhD)

Application deadline: April 15

Tenable: Any semester

Terms of reference: one semester awards. Recipients are full time students in a graduate program in the Faculty of Applied Sciences. Awards are made based on academic merit (minimum of 3.50 cumulative grade point average) and good standing in research ability. Fellowship is based on matching basis: half from the Faculty of Applied Sciences and the other half from the thesis supervisor by way of a research assistantship.

President's PhD Research Stipends

Value: $5,000

Application deadline: end of the second month of the semester preceding the semester of tenure.

Tenable: Any semester

Terms of reference: These are one semester awards available to all full time PhD students who have completed all degree requirements with the exception of the thesis. Students may receive the award only once during their doctoral program.

Private Awards

The following awards are contingent upon the availability of funds.

J. Abbott/M. Fretwell Graduate Fellowship in Fisheries Biology

Value: $4,000

Application deadline: September 30

Tenable: January

Terms of reference: One fellowship to a graduate student showing academic merit in fisheries biology. Preference will be given to an applicant with a strong sports background. This fellowship was established in memory of Jeremy Abbott and Michael Fretwell after their death in a tragic helicopter accident in September 1988.

M.D. Angus & Associates Graduate Fellowship in Psychology

Value: $300

Application deadline: September 30

Tenable: January

Terms of reference: One award to assist a graduate student in psychology with the development of a publishable standardized test.

Archaeometry Prize

Value: $200

Application deadline: April 15

Tenable: summer

Terms of reference: A prize will be awarded annually in the summer semester. The prize will be available to either an undergraduate or graduate student who has shown exceptional scholarship and an interest in the application of physical science to archaeology. Contact Financial Assistance and Awards, Student Academic Resources, Maggie Benston Student Services Centre.

BCAA Environmental Studies in Transportation Award

Value: $700

Application deadline: September 30

Tenable: January

Terms of reference: One award to recognize outstanding academic performance by a graduate student whose thesis research is related to the study of land-based transportation systems and their relationship to, and improvement of, the environment.

Aphra Behn Graduate Scholarship in English

Value: $8,000

Application deadline: May 30

Tenable: September and January

Terms of reference: One or more, two-semester awards for a mature (minimum age 30) female student pursuing a graduate degree program in English conducting research, preferably in pre-20th century English literature.

B.P. Beirne Prize in Pest Management

Value: $1,200

Application deadline: April 30 (by nomination)

Tenable: Any semester

Terms of reference: An annual prize with accompanying certificate will be awarded during May each year to the outstanding graduate from the master of pest management program in the three semesters immediately preceding Convocation. The award is in honor of the late Dr. B.P. Beirne, founder of the Centre for Environmental Biology at Simon Fraser University. It will be made by nomination by the director of the Centre for Environmental Biology in consultation, as necessary, with faculty. The candidate will be judged equally on his or her scholastic record, professional paper and relevant professional attributes. The student must be nominated by the department by April 30.

Margaret Lowe Benston Memorial Graduate Bursary in Women's Studies

Value: $900

Application deadline: May 30

Tenable: September

Terms of reference: One or more bursaries for graduate students in Women's Studies. Preference will be given to students working in areas relating to women in science and technology.

Alan Boag Scholarship

Value: $2,000

Application deadline: September 30

Tenable: January

Terms of reference: This scholarship is the gift of the trustees of a fund established by the late Alan Boag. It is available to graduate students in business administration, economics, history, political science, sociology and anthropology who have completed two semesters of full time study at the University.

Applicants must submit a superior essay on some aspect of socialism which shows originality in analysis and treatment of the area. Students are advised to consult with faculty regarding the suitability of the proposed essay subject. No award will be made if, in the opinion of the referees, a suitably high standard has not been reached.

Boag Foundation Graduate Scholarship in Women's Studies

Value: $2,000

Application deadline: April 30

Tenable: September

Terms of reference: One award for a graduate student in Women's Studies. Submission of a superior report/essay on any topic concerning feminist socialist issues is required. Special consideration given for originality in analysis and treatment of the area.

Phyllis Carter Burr Graduate Scholarship in Developmental Biology and Cell Biology

Value: $750.00

Application deadline: September 30

Tenable: any semester

Terms of Reference: One award annually for graduate students in any department who intend to pursue an academic research career specializing in developmental biology and/or cell biology. Currently this would include students in the departments of Biological Sciences, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry in the Faculty of Science and the School of Kinesiology in the Faculty of Applied Science. Preference will be given but not restricted to, female applicants.

Cable Television Pioneer Graduate Scholarship

Value: $700

Application deadline: September 30

Tenable: January

Terms of reference: One scholarship for a graduate student in Communication specializing in communication policy.

Canadian Fishing Company Graduate Scholarship

Value: $1,500

Application deadline: September 30

Tenable: January

Terms of reference: One scholarship will be awarded to a graduate student working towards the degree of Master of Science or Doctor of Philosophy specialising in fish biology or aquatic ecology.

CanCopy Graduate Award in Publishing Studies

Value: $1,800

Application deadline: September 30

Tenable: January

Terms of reference: One award to a graduate student in the Master of Publishing Program, demonstrating experience within the Canadian book publishing and/or periodical and/or music publishing sector.

Canron Limited Sidney Hogg Memorial Graduate Scholarship

Value: $650

Application deadline: September 30

Tenable: January

Terms of reference: Canron Limited has established a scholarship in memory of the late Mr. Sidney Hogg, a Convocation founder of Simon Fraser University. This annual scholarship will be awarded to a worthy and deserving student in postgraduate studies in physics. The spirit of this scholarship is to assist a student who requires financial aid to continue studies and who, at the same time, qualifies in terms of character and scholarship as determined by the Physics Department and the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee.

CanWest Global Graduate Fellowship in Communications

Value: $10,500

Application deadline: September 30

Tenable: January

Terms of reference: One or more scholarships awarded annually to graduate students in the School of Communication with a particular interest in issues related to broadcasting.

Centre for Systems Science/Faculty of Applied Sciences Graduate Student Award

Value: $6,000

Application deadline: by nomination

Tenable: any semester

Terms of Reference: A one-semester award for outstanding Canadian students in their second year of a graduate studies program, Master's or Doctoral, in the Faculty of Applied Sciences.

Chemistry Graduate Research Award

Value: $800

Application deadline: May 30

Tenable: September

Terms of reference: One award to recognize superior performance in the first year of graduate studies in chemistry.

David and Rachelle Chertkow Healthy Families Essay Prize

Value: $300

Application deadline: May 30

Tenable: Summer semester

Terms of reference: One award for a graduate student in any Faculty who is pursuing research in the area of healthy families. The prize will consist of the cash award plus a plaque or certificate. The criteria include demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate or graduate level and submission of an essay/research paper on promoting healthy families, or prevention of family violence.

Israel Chertkow Memorial Scholarship in Gerontology

Value: $150

Application deadline: September 30 (by nomination)

Tenable: January

Terms of reference: Awarded to the top graduating student in the Gerontology Diploma Program. It is made by nomination by the Director of the Gerontology Research Centre. Nomination deadline: September 30.

Barry Clark Memorial Graduate Scholarship in Pre-Twentieth Century English Literature

Value: $800

Application deadline: September 30

Tenable: January

Terms of reference: One award for a graduate student in English, specializing in pre-twentieth century English literature.

COGECO Graduate Scholarship in Communications

Value: $12,000

Application deadline: September 30

Tenable: January and May

Terms of reference: One two-semester award for a graduate student in Communication.

Samuel and Leatrice Cohen Prize in Environmental Physiology

Value: $600

Application deadline: September 30

Tenable: January

Terms of reference: One prize to recognize the best student paper resulting from graduate research in the field of environmental physiology.

The Graduate Prize in Computing Science

Value: $150

Application deadline: January 30 (by nomination)

Tenable: May

Terms of reference: One prize is awarded to the top graduate student in computing science from income earned from the Graduate Prize in Computing Science endowment fund.

Cook Conference Scholarship

Value: $1,500

Application deadline: January 30

Tenable: May

Terms of reference: One or more scholarships will be awarded to graduate students studying in any field of history on the basis of high academic performance.

Criminology Graduate Student Research and Education Grants

Value: $250 each

Application deadline: January 15, September 15

Tenable: May or January

Terms of reference: Travel grants for graduate students to travel to conduct research or participate at a conference, workshop or attend a course.

Isabel Dawson Memorial Scholarship in Gerontology

Value: $150

Application deadline: September 30

Tenable: January

Terms of reference: To provide financial recognition to an outstanding student engaged in research or study in gerontology.

Gordon Diewert Graduate Scholarship in Kinesiology

Value: $1,200

Application deadline: September 30

Tenable: January

Terms of reference: Awarded to a graduate student on the basis of high academic performance and study in the area of motor learning in kinesiology. This fund has been established in honor of Dr. Gordon Diewert for his contribution to the School of Kinesiology at Simon Fraser University.

Ebco/Epic Graduate Scholarships in Expert Systems

Value: $700-$1,400 each

Application deadline: September 30 (by nomination)

Tenable: January

Terms of reference: One or more scholarships valued between $700 and $1,400 each are available to graduate students in the Centre for Systems Science. These are:

The Eppich Family Graduate Scholarship

The Helmut Eppich Graduate Scholarship

The Hugo Eppich Graduate Scholarship

The Gordon, Monica, and Sonia Eppich Graduate Scholarship

The Kaltenegger Family Graduate Scholarship

The Ralph M. Howatt Family Graduate Scholarship

The Century 21/Charlwood Family Graduate Scholarship

The Frieder Karl Kempe Graduate Scholarship

The Cy and Emerald Keyes Graduate Scholarship

The Franklin D. and Helen K. Van Pykstra Graduate Scholarship

The Bel Construction Ltd. Graduate Scholarship

The BC Welding Supplies Ltd. Graduate Scholarship

The Clark, Wilson Graduate Scholarship

The Canadian Liquid Air Ltd. Graduate Scholarship

The Hanson Inc. Graduate Scholarship

The Deskin Sales Graduate Scholarship

The Jardine Rolfe Ltd. Graduate Scholarship

The Nova-Tech Engineering Inc. Graduate Scholarship

The Westak International Sales, Inc. Graduate Scholarship

The Transco Tool and Equipment Ltd. Graduate Scholarship

The ABC Recycling Ltd. Graduate Scholarship

The Robar Industries Limited Graduate Scholarship

The Opus Building Corporation Graduate Scholarship

The Ladner Downs Graduate Scholarship

The Pacific Metals/Leon Lotzkar Memorial Graduate Scholarship

The Backwater Industries/Jost Family Graduate Scholarship

The Global (West) Wholesalers Ltd. Graduate Scholarship

The Kreykenbohm Family Graduate Scholarship

The Anna Kreykenbohm Graduate Scholarship

The Wilhelm Kreykenbohm Graduate Scholarship

The Michael and Grace Kreykenbohm Scholarship

Students are nominated for these awards by the director of the Centre for Systems Science. Application deadline: September 30.

Emergency Preparedness Conference Scholarship in Emergency Communications

Value: $2,000

Application deadline: September 30

Tenable: January

Terms of reference: An award to provide financial support for a graduate student in the School of Communication or other appropriate area in the emergency communications field, pursuing an applied research project in the area of emergency/disaster management.

Executive MBA Alumni Scholarship

Value: $500-$2,500 each

Application deadline: September 30, January 30, May 30

Tenable: January, May, September

Terms of reference: one or more scholarships awarded to graduate students in the first, second, or third years of the Executive Master of Business Administration program (EMBA).

Dr. E. A. Fattah Graduate Scholarship in Criminology

Value: $2,000

Application deadline: September 30

Tenable: January

Terms of reference: An award to a graduate student in Criminology pursuing graduate work in the area of victimology. Student should show promise of outstanding achievement at the graduate level with particular emphasis on intellectual ability, originality and ability in research.

Dr. Marguerite Fauquenoy Graduate Scholarship in French

Value: $500

Application deadline: September 30 or January 30

Tenable: January or May

Terms of reference: One award to a graduate student who has completed at least one semester of graduate work at Simon Fraser University in the area of French linguistics, varieties of French, French-based Creoles, French literature, or French studies.

Professor Thelma Finlayson Fellowship

Value: $4,000

Application deadline: September 30

Tenable: January

Terms of reference: Professor Thelma Finlayson has established a fellowship to be offered to graduate students enrolled in programs leading to the Master of Pest Management degree. Preference will be given to students working in the field of entomology.

French Memorial Graduate Scholarship

Value: $1,200

Application deadline: May 30

Tenable: September

Terms of reference: One award for a graduate student in French.

Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Scholarship in Kinesiology

Value: $700

Application deadline: January 30

Tenable: May

Terms of reference: A scholarship will be awarded to a Kinesiology graduate student whose research interests are in the areas of nutrition and/or aging. Preference may be given to students who are considered to be deserving and financially needy.

BC Council of Garden Clubs

Value: $700

Application Deadline: September 30

Tenable: January

Terms of Reference: A scholarship for a student in the Master of Pest Management Program whose course of studies emphasizes horticultural pest control. The recipient must be a Canadian citizen.

Glen Geen Graduate Scholarship in Marine Biology

Value: $500

Application deadline: September 30

Tenable: January

Terms of reference: One award for a graduate student in Biological Sciences with a concentration on marine biology.

German Canadian Benevolent Society of British Columbia Aulinger Award in Gerontology

Value: $500

Application deadline: September 30

Tenable: January

Terms of reference: The Aulinger Award in Gerontology provides financial support for a graduate student pursuing a Master's Degree in Gerontology. Emphasis is on high academic performance and a research focus on aging and the built environment or on health promotion and aging.

Harrison Graduate Scholarship in Chemistry

Value: varies

Application deadline: September 30 (by nomination)

Tenable: Spring semester

Terms of Reference: Awards equal to one semester's tuition fees will be disbursed to one or more candidates in a Master's or Doctoral program in Chemistry who do not currently hold an NSERC grant or other award of equal or greater value. Candidates must be nominated for this award by the department of Chemistry Scholarship committee with the approval of the Chair of the Department.

Sidney Hogg Memorial Graduate Scholarship

Value: $750

Application deadline: September 30

Tenable: January

Terms of reference: Mrs. Sidney Hogg has established an endowment, the earned income therefrom to provide a perpetual scholarship annually. This scholarship is to be awarded to a graduate student in science who needs financial assistance in order to continue studies and who is qualified in terms of character and scholarship. The award may be held in conjunction with other awards.

Imperial Order of the Daughters of the Empire Seaman Morley Scott Memorial Graduate Scholarship

Value: $300

Application deadline: September 30

Tenable: January

Terms of reference: A graduate scholarship in memory of Dr. Seaman Morley Scott will be awarded annually to a female graduate student who is a Canadian citizen who demonstrates high meritorious performance in her academic program.

International Reading Association Scholarship

Value: $700

Application deadline: January 30

Tenable: May

Terms of reference: One scholarship awarded to a full or part time graduate student pursuing studies in literacy education.

Daniel Janzen Memorial Graduate Scholarship

Value: varies

Application deadline: September 30

Tenable: January

Terms of reference: Established in memory of Daniel Janzen by his friends and family. To provide financial support to a graduate student studying for an MA degree in economics or political science, or an MBA in business administration. Preference, when possible, will be given to a student coming to Simon Fraser University from the University College of the Fraser Valley.

Billy Jones Memorial Graduate Scholarship

Value: $2,500

Application deadline: September 30 (by nomination)

Tenable: January

Terms of reference: An award for a graduate student in physics, was established in honor of the late Dr. B.L. Jones, a faculty member in the Physics Department from 1967 to 1981.

Dr. Tai Whan Kim Memorial Graduate Scholarship in Languages and Linguistics

Value: $1,000

Application deadline: May 30

Tenable: September

Terms of reference: One award for a graduate student pursuing a Master's or PhD degree in romance languages, romance linguistics or a related field.

Leon J. Ladner Graduate Scholarship in B.C. History

Value: $500

Application deadline: January 30

Tenable: May

Terms of reference: One or more scholarships for graduate students possessing high academic standing and a special aptitude for research and wishing to undertake postgraduate work in the field of British Columbian history.

Frank A. Linville Graduate Scholarship in Olfaction

Value: $5,000

Application deadline: May 30

Tenable: September

Terms of reference: One or more awards for students pursuing a graduate degree program whose research is on olfaction. Award criteria include demonstrated academic excellence and promise of outstanding achievement at the graduate level with particular emphasis on intellectual ability, originality and ability in research.

H.R. MacCarthy Graduate Bursary

Value: $6,000

Application deadline: September 30

Tenable: January

Terms of reference: The H.R. MacCarthy Bursary Endowment Fund provides financial support for a graduate student in biological sciences with preference given to a student studying the biology and management of pest organisms. The award will be based on financial need, good academic standing, and promise of service to mankind through the application of science.

MacMillan Bloedel MBB Graduate Scholarship

Value: $4,400 (MSc)

Application deadline: September 30

Tenable: January

Terms of reference: One or more scholarships for Master of Science students carrying out research in the Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry.

MacMillan Bloedel MBB Graduate Scholarship

Value: $5,000 (PhD)

Application deadline: September 30

Tenable: January

Terms of reference: One or more scholarships for Doctor of Philosophy students carrying out research in the Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry.

Marie Magrega Graduate Award in Gerontoloy

Value: $500.00

Application deadline: September 30

Tenable: any semester

Terms of reference: Established in memory of Marie Magrega by her son, Dr. Dennis Magrega, to promote and encourage the study of Gerontology. One award will be disbursed annually to a graduate student registered in the MA program in Gerontology. The student must be nominated by the Director of the Gerontology Program.

Management of Technology MBA Graduate Scholarships

Value: $10,000

Application deadline: by nomination

Tenable: any semester

Terms of reference: Two scholarships per calendar year, to full time students entering the `accelerated cohort' after a minimum of two years of employment in the high-tech industry in a professional capacy. Students must be nominated by the Academic Director of the Management of Technology Program to the Dean of Graduate Studies.

Temple Maynard Memorial Graduate Bursary in English

Value: $2,000

Application deadline: May 30

Tenable: September

Terms of reference: One bursary for a graduate student in English.

Colin McPhee Graduate Scholarship in Fine Arts

Value: $4,400 for a Master's student, $5,000 for a doctoral student

Application deadline: April 15

Tenable: September

Terms of reference: A one-semester award for a student pursuing a graduate degree in any art discipline in the School for the Contemporary Arts. A student who applies for a Graduate Fellowship will automatically be considered for this scholarship.

Alan Mekler Memorial Graduate Scholarship

Value: $500

Application deadline: May 30

Tenable: September

Terms of reference: One award for a graduate student specializing in pure mathematics with preference given to students in logic.

Methanex Corporation Graduate Scholarship

Value: $5,500 per year

Application deadline: by nomination

Tenable: any semester

Terms of reference: The award is for a two year period representing the corporate sponsorship portion of an NSERC Industrial Postgraduate Scholarship (IPGS). To be eligible, the NSERC IPGS recipients must spend 20% of their time working for Methanex Corporation. The NSERC IPGS holder must be nominated for the Methanex award by the graduate program chair (in the department that the NSERC IPGS is held) to the Dean of Graduate Studies.

National Council of Jewish Women (Vancouver Section) Graduate Scholarship in Women's Studies

Value: $700

Application deadline: September 30

Tenable: January

Terms of reference: One scholarship of approximately $700 for a graduate student in the first, second or third semester of women's studies.

Hemingway Nelson Architects Graduate Scholarship

Value: $1,500

Application deadline: September 30

Tenable: January

Terms of reference: One award for a graduate student carrying out research in the Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry.

Marshall Noble Memorial Graduate Bursary in Chemical Ecology

Value: $1,000

Application deadline: September 30

Tenable: January

Terms of reference: One bursary for a graduate student in the Chemical Ecology Research Group in the Faculty of Science.

Dr. M. Sheila O'Connell Graduate Scholarship in Children's Literature

Value: $1,500

Application deadline: September 30 (by nomination)

Tenable: January

Terms of reference: One scholarship will be awarded in the spring semester to a graduate student majoring in the field of children's literature within the Faculty of Education or the Department of English. Students will be nominated by the Faculty of Education and the Department of English.

Dr. M. Sheila O'Connell Graduate Publication Scholarship

Value: $1,000

Application deadline: September 30

Tenable: January

Terms of reference: For a student pursuing a graduate degree with a concentration on children's literature within the Faculty of Education or the Department of English. The scholarship is intended to assist candidates in writing and publishing a children's story.

Anne Peters Pinto Graduate Scholarship in Women's Studies

Value: $1,500

Application deadline: September 30

Tenable: January

Terms of reference: One award for a graduate student in Women's Studies.

Petro-Canada Graduate Scholarship in Science

Value: $3,000

Application deadline: September 30

Tenable: January

Terms of reference: One scholarship to a student pursuing a graduate degree in earth sciences in the Faculty of Science.

Dr. L. B. Peter Rae Memorial Award in Business Ethics

Value: $1,000

Application deadline: September 30

Tenable: January

Terms of reference: One award to recognize a student pursuing an MBA or EMBA and whose thesis or MBA project addresses issues in business ethics.

Rogers Communications Inc. Graduate Scholarship in Communication

Value: $4,000

Application deadline: September 30

Tenable: January

Terms of reference: One or more scholarship(s) awarded annually to graduate students in the School of Communication with a particular interest in issues related to broadcasting or cable.

Rotary Club of Burnaby Scholarship

Value: $1,000

Application deadline: September 30

Tenable: January

Terms of reference: A scholarship of $1,000 has been established by the Rotary Club of Burnaby for a graduate student in the Faculty of Education in recognition of scholarly merit and the advancement of education practice.

Phillip Rutherford/Harper Collins Memorial Bookstore Internship

Value: $1,000

Application deadline: September 30

Tenable: January

Terms of reference: This award provides a bookstore internship for a student in the Master of Publishing Program, normally in BC for three to four weeks.

William and Jane Saywell Graduate Scholarship in History

Value: $1,000

Application deadline: January 30

Tenable: May

Terms of reference: One or more awards for graduate students in History.

Fung Chan Yee Shan Memorial Scholarship in Gerontology

Value: $1,000

Application deadline: September 30

Tenable: January

Terms of reference: An annual scholarship for a student pursuing a diploma in Gerontology.

The Sulzer Bingham Pumps Inc. Graduate Scholarship

Value: $1,000

Application deadline: September 30

Tenable: January

Terms of reference: One award for a student pursuing a graduate degree in the Faculty of Science or the Faculty of Applied Sciences.

TCG International Graduate Scholarship in Business Administration

Value: $8,000

Application deadline: September 30

Tenable: January and May

Terms of reference: A two semester award for a graduate student in the Master of Business Administration Program specialising in marketing, international business or policy analysis.

VanCity Environmental Graduate Scholarship

Value: $5,000

Application deadline: May 30

Tenable: September and January

Terms of reference: A two-semester scholarship tenable in the fall and spring semesters, for a graduate student enrolled in the Natural Resources Management Program who is researching environmental and resource management problems in British Columbia.

Vancouver A.M. Tourist Services Association Graduate Scholarship in Tourism in Memory of Bob Chambers

Value: $750

Application deadline: May 30

Tenable: September

Terms of reference: A scholarship awarded in memory of Simon Fraser University alumnus Bob Chambers for a graduate student in the School of Resource and Environmental Management with a concentration on tourism.

Viswanathan-Delord Graduate Endowment Fund

Value: $500

Application deadline: January 30 or May 30

Tenable: September or May

Terms of reference: One award for a graduate student working in the area of French literature.

Linda Waddell Memorial Scholarship in Publishing Studies

Value: $2,000

Application deadline: May 30

Tenable: September

Terms of reference: Sponsored by Penguin Canada for a student pursuing a Master's degree in Publishing Studies.

Lis Welch Graduate Scholarship in Education

Value: $2,800

Application deadline: September 30

Tenable: three consecutive semesters

Terms of reference: A one year award for a Master's or PhD student in the Faculty of Education. Preference will be given to a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant.

Garfield Weston Foundation/BC Packers Limited Graduate Fellowship in Marine Sciences

Value: $16,000

Application deadline: May 30

Tenable: September, January and May

Terms of reference: A one year award for a graduate student pursuing science-based educational, research and/or development activities that support or enhance the aquaculture and/or commercial wild fishing industries in Canada.

Madame Justice Bertha Wilson Graduate Bursary

Value: $250

Application deadline: September 30

Tenable: January

Terms of reference: One bursary is available to a graduate student pursuing research that has a focus on the feminist analysis of law and society. Academic excellence and financial need will be considered.

Lang Wong Memorial Endowment Scholarship in Economics

Value: $1,000

Application deadline: January 30

Tenable: May

Terms of reference: One scholarship to a graduate student in Economics who has completed one semester of graduate work and is a citizen of an Asian developing country.

Lang Wong Memorial Endowment Scholarship in Engineering

Value: $1,000

Application deadline: January 30

Tenable: May

Terms of reference: One scholarship awarded annually to a graduate student in Engineering who has completed one semester of graduate work and is a citizen of an Asian developing country.

University Administered External Awards

Graduate Research and Engineering Technology Awards (G.R.E.A.T.)

Value: up to a maximum of $20,000

Application deadline: January 15

Tenable:

Terms of reference: The Science Council of British Columbia is offering the GREAT (Graduate Research Engineering and Technology) awards to encourage graduate students to acquire industrial experience and to become familiar with the BC industrial environment. These awards are open to Canadian citizens and permanent residents only. The fellowships are available to graduate students at BC universities in the areas of natural and applied sciences. All BC organizations, both public and private, are eligible to co-operate with the academic institutions, providing that research can be arranged which is acceptable to both the collaborating organization and Simon Fraser University. Tenure is normally for one year, with a possibility of renewal. Further information is available from the Office of the Dean of Graduate Studies. Deadline: January 15 to Dean of Graduate Studies. For full information on these awards, visit www.scbc.org.

Imperial Order of the Daughters of the Empire War Memorial Doctoral Scholarships

Value: $12,000; $15,000

Application deadline: December 1

Terms of reference: Eight scholarships will be offered for study towards a Doctoral degree (Master's degree or equivalent must be completed or in progress at time of application).

Eligibility: Canadian citizens; must have done or be doing postgraduate work.

Value: $12,000 for study in Canada, $15000 for study within the Commonwealth. Note: A candidate must apply in the province of the university from which he/she has graduated. Further information is available from the Office of the Dean of Graduate Studies.

Mackenzie King Open Scholarships

Value: $8,000

Application deadline: February 1

Tenable:

Terms of reference: One award will be offered for study in any field at any university.

Eligibility: graduates of any Canadian university. Value: $8,000.

Deadline: February 1 to Dean of Graduate Studies

Mackenzie King Travelling Scholarships

Value: $11,500

Application deadline: February 1

Tenable:

Terms of reference: Four scholarships are available for study in the fields of international or industrial relations (including the international or industrial aspects of law, history, politics and economics). Eligibility: Graduates of any Canadian university who propose to engage in postgraduate study of international relations or industrial relations in the United States or the United Kingdom.

Deadline: February 1 to Dean of Graduate Studies.

Canadian Federation of University Women Fellowships

A candidate for any of the following awards must be a Canadian citizen or must have held Landed Immigrant status for one year prior to submitting application. Information and application forms are available from: The CFUW, 600 - 251 Bank Street, Ottawa, Ontario, K2P 1X3, and the Dean of Graduate Studies Office.

Margaret McWilliams Pre-doctoral Fellowship

Value: $10,000

Deadline: November 15.

Tenable: one year

Terms of reference: One fellowship of $10,000 is awarded annually to a pre-doctoral woman scholar in any field of study. (Master's degree or equivalent); at least one year into doctoral program; may be studying abroad.

Professional Fellowship

Value: $5,000

Deadline: November 15.

Tenable:

Terms of reference: This fellowship of $5,000 is open to any woman who has completed a bachelor's degree from a Canadian university and who is enrolled in graduate work below the PhD level at an accredited professional school. One Professional Fellowship is awarded. The student may be studying abroad.

Deadline: November 15.

Alice E. Wilson Grants

Value: $1,000

Deadline: November 15.

Tenable:

Terms of reference: Three grants of $1,000 each are to assist in refresher work, specialized study, or training in new techniques. Applicants must have a bachelor's degree or equivalent from a recognized university. Deadline: November 15.

Margaret Dale Philip Award

Value: $1,000

Deadline: November 15.

Tenable:

Terms of reference: This award of $1,000 is open to any woman scholar who holds a bachelor's degree from a Canadian university, who resides in Canada and who wishes to embark on, or continue a program leading to an advanced degree in the field of humanities or social sciences. Special consideration will be given to candidates who wish to specialize in Canadian history. Deadline: November 15.

International Federation of University Women

Value: varies

Deadline: November 15.

Tenable:

Terms of reference: Research fellowships, grants and bursaries. Applicants must be members of CFUW. Deadline: approximately November 15. For detailed information contact: International Federation of University Women, 37, Quai Wilson, CH 1201, Geneva, Switzerland.

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Awards

Value: varies (see below)

Deadline: October 15

Tenable: annual

Terms of reference: NSERC offers postgraduate awards and post doctoral fellowships in science including interdisciplinary research, physical geography and experimental psychology, and engineering. Canadian citizens and permanent residents who at the time of application are residing in Canada are eligible. Two categories of postgraduate awards are available:

NSERC PGSA

Value: $17,300 year

Deadline: October 15

Tenable: annual

Terms of reference: available to students for the first and second years of postgraduate study either at the Master's or Doctoral level (MA, MSc, PhD).

NSERC PGSB

Value: $19,100 year

Deadline: October 15

Tenable: annual

Terms of reference: tenable during the third and fourth or fourth and fifth year of doctoral study. Website: www.nserc.ca Further information is available from the Office of the Dean of Graduate Studies.

Northern Scientific Training Grants Program

Value: varies

Application deadline: November 7

Tenable: Any semester

Terms of reference: The training program is managed by the Department of Indian and Northern Affairs. The primary purpose of this program is to help advanced students carry out research in the North. The work will normally be undertaken in the Northwest Territories and the Yukon.

Eligibility: Students must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents.

Value: Training funds are intended to cover transportation costs as well as living expenses up to a per diem rate for time spent in the field. Further information is available from the Office of the Dean of Graduate Studies.

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Awards

Value: $17,700

Application deadline: October 15

Tenable: Any semester

Terms of reference: SSHRC offers doctoral fellowships in the humanities and social sciences. Applicants must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada, living in Canada at the time of application. Applicants must have completed a master's degree or at least one year of doctoral study, and will be pursuing full time studies leading to a PhD or its equivalent. The deadline for applications to the appropriate SFU department is approximately October 15. Website: www.sshrc.ca Further information is available from the Office of the Dean of Graduate Studies.

Externally Administered Programs

The following programs are not administered by Simon Fraser University. The information is intended for general reference only; it may be subject to change. The student is responsible for enquiring and applying through the appropriate agency as indicated in the description.

Applications can be obtained from the Office of the Dean of Graduate Studies.

Awards Administered by the International Council for Canadian Studies

Value: varies

Application deadline: October

Tenable:

Terms of reference: The ICCS administers a number of national and international programs on behalf of Canadian and foreign donors. A brief description of some of the awards is given below. A comprehensive list of awards, including those offered for study abroad, is available from International Council for Canadian Studies, 800 - 325 Dalhousie Street, Ottawa, Ontario, K1N 7G2. Deadlines for application are normally in October of each year. Website: www.iccs-ciec.ca.

Commonwealth Scholarship Plan

Value: varies

Application deadline: October

Tenable: two years

Terms of reference: The Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan offers awards to graduate students in Commonwealth countries to pursue advanced degrees. They are normally tenable for two years in any of the following countries: Australia, Ghana, Hong Kong, India, Jamaica, Malaysia, New Zealand, Nigeria, Sri Lanka, Trinidad and Tobago, Uganda, United Kingdom.

Canadian Federation of University Women Fellowships

Value: varies

Application deadline: unknown

Terms of reference: A candidate for any of the following awards must be a Canadian citizen or must have held landed immigrant status for one year prior to submitting application. Information and application forms are available from: The CFUW, 600 - 251 Bank Street, Ottawa, Ontario, K2P 1X3, and the Dean of Graduate Studies Office.

Celanese Canada Internationalist Fellowships

Value: $10,000

Application deadline: February 15

Tenable: any semester

Terms of reference: The Celanese Canada Internationalist Fellowships provide opportunities for Canadians to study abroad to build their international competence, and to further Canada's participation in the world economy into the new millennium. Targeted at outstanding university graduates of proven academic merit and demonstrated personal suitability, fellowships will be awarded on a competitive basis. There will be 125-150 fellowships of $10,000 each awarded over the initial five years (1997-2001). Fellowships are non-renewable. Further information is available from the Office of the Dean of Graduate Studies. For full information about these awards, visit www.cbie.ca.

International Development Research Centre

Value: $20,000

Application deadline: unknown

Terms of reference: IDRC offers a number of awards to graduate students in Canadian universities to facilitate their involvement in Third World issues. Eligibility: Canadian citizens or landed immigrants who have completed course work at graduate level and who have an affiliation with an institution in a developing country.

Value: Up to $20,000 per award. For full information about these awards, visit www.idrc.ca.

OMAE Calgary Chapter (ASME) Graduate Scholarship

Value: $2,000 - $4,000

Terms of reference: Annual scholarship, ranging from $2,000 to $4,000 from the American Society for Offshore Mechanics & Arctic Engineering (ASME). For graduate students at Simon Fraser University, University of British Columbia, University of Victoria, University of Saskatchewan, University of Regina and University of Manitoba, with preference to applicants doing thesis work that applies to offshore mechanics, arctic or pipeline engineering.

Queen Elizabeth II British Columbia Centennial Scholarship

Value: $20,000

Application deadline: March 31

Tenable: Any semester

Terms of reference: The purpose of this scholarship is to enable selected British Columbians who have graduated from a public university in BC to take further studies at approved universities in the British Commonwealth, except Canada. Eligibility: a graduate of the University of British Columbia, the University of Victoria, Simon Fraser University or the University of Northern British Columbia a) who has attended any British Columbia public university for a minimum of two years; b) whose ordinary domicile, home or residence is in BC; c) who is a Canadian citizen. Deadline: March 31. Applications are available in the Office of the Dean of Graduate Studies. All enquiries, applications and all documents pertaining to this scholarship must be forwarded directly to the Chief of Protocol, Ministry of Finance and Corporate Relations, Parliament Buildings, Victoria, BC, V8V 1X4.

Rhodes Scholarships

Value: £12,000

Application deadline: September 30

Terms of reference: The Rhodes Trustees offer annually in the Province of British Columbia one Rhodes Scholarship, which is tenable at Oxford University for two years, and renewable for a third year. Eligibility: Canadian citizens or British subjects who have been ordinarily resident in Canada for at least five years by October 1st in the year of application; from 19 to 25 years of age on October 1st in the year of election, with at least three years of university study completed at time of tenure. Distinction of character and intellect are given most consideration in selection. Further information and application forms are available from the Financial Aid and Awards office and the Office of the Dean of Graduate Studies.

Soroptimist Foundation of Canada

Value: $5,000

Application deadline: January 31

Tenable: May

Terms of reference: These are grants to assist female students with university studies which will qualify them for careers serving other women by improving the quality of their lives.

Eligibility: registered in a graduate program or accepted for the final year of a four year undergraduate program. Must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents. For further information contact the Dean of Graduate Studies Office.

J.H. Stewart Reid Memorial Fellowship

Value: $5,000

Application deadline: April 30

Terms of reference: The J.H. Stewart Reid Memorial fellowship is open to doctoral students in any field at any Canadian university. Eligibility: a) Canadian citizen or landed immigrant; b) completion of at least one full academic year of graduate work by June 1; c) a first class academic record. Application forms are available from the Office of the Dean of Graduate Studies.Web: stewartreid.caut.ca

Carl H. Westcott Memorial Fellowship

Value: $5,500

Application deadline: June 26

Terms of reference: One scholarship is awarded annually to a student whose research work is being carried out at TRIUMF or on TRIUMF related projects. For further information contact the Dean of Graduate Studies Office.

International Federation of University Women

Value: varies

Application deadline: November 15

Terms of reference: Research fellowships, grants and bursaries. Applicants must be members of CFUW. For detailed information contact: International Federation of University Women, 37, Quai Wilson, CH 1201, Geneva, Switzerland.

Bursaries and Loans

Bursaries Administered by the University

The following regulations govern all bursaries over which the University has jurisdiction. The deadline to apply for bursaries is the end of the second week of classes each semester.

Regulations
Bursaries for All Students
Alumni Scholarship and Bursary Endowment Fund

Program code: GEBO-584

Value: $500

Awarded: Fall Spring Summer

Terms of reference: Undergraduate and graduate students. The awards are based on financial need and satisfactory academic standing.

Birks Family Foundation Bursaries

Program code: GEBO-551

Value: $500

Awarded: Fall Spring Summer

Terms of reference: The Birk Family Foundation has established a plan of annual contributions to the Student Aid Fund of recognized Canadian universities and colleges for the creation of these bursaries. The bursaries are awarded by the Foundation on the recommendation of the University Scholarship Committee, are not restricted by faculty or year, and may be renewed. The number and amount of such awards may vary annually depending upon the funds available from the Foundation.

The Honourable Angelo E. Branca and Mrs. Branca Bursary Endowment Fund

Program code: GEBO-586

Value: $800

Awarded: Fall

Terms of reference: Students entering from secondary school. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and have satisfactory academic standing. Other bursaries valued approximately at one semester's tuition are available to students from any faculty, who have a minimum of 60 credit hours at Simon Fraser University, have maintained satisfactory standing, and are in financial need. In honor of the 50th wedding anniversary of the Honourable Angelo E. Branca and Mrs. Branca, and on the occasion of his retirement from the bench, this bursary endowment fund has been established by the following donors, Confratellanza Italo-Canadese and friends. Mr. J. Diamond, Mr. J. Segal, Mr. Ben Wosk.

Burnaby-New Westminster Women's Club

Program code: GPBO-672

Value: $750

Awarded: Fall

Terms of reference: A mature female student who has continued her education after several years' absence, and who has completed sixty credits with satisfactory academic performance as well as being a BC resident. This bursary is in memory of Caroline Velichko, a former member of the Burnaby-New Westminster Business and Professional Women's Club.

Burrard Charitable Foundation Bursary

Program code: GPBO-554

Value: $750

Awarded: Fall

Terms of reference: A student with any physical disability. Adjudication will occur in consultation with the Physically Challenged Students' Co-ordinator.

Daycare Bursaries

Program code: GUBO-700

Value: $100

Awarded: Fall Spring Summer

Terms of reference: Applications for daycare bursaries are available at the Daycare Centre. Eligible students may qualify for a bursary provided that financial need can be demonstrated by a completed Canada Student Loan assessment or an Open Bursary assessment. Daycare bursaries are available to both graduate and undergraduate students.

Father Della-Torre Bursary Endowment Fund

Program code: GEBO-592

Value: $600

Awarded: Fall

Terms of reference: Entering students: Bursaries valued approximately at one semester's tuition are available to students entering from Secondary School. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and have satisfactory academic standing.

Other bursaries valued approximately at one semester's tuition are available to students in any faculty, who have a minimum of 60 credit hours at Simon Fraser University, have maintained satisfactory academic standing and are in financial need. A Bursary Endowment Fund has been established in honor of Father Della-Torre for his 27 years of pastorship at the Sacred Heart Church, Vancouver. This fund will provide annual bursaries in perpetuity from the earned income.

Alex W. Fisher Bursary

Program code: GEBO-596

Value: $400

Awarded: Spring

Terms of reference: A hard-working and deserving male student in need of financial assistance. Donated by Alex W. Fisher.

Lois M. Fisher Bursary

Program code: GEBO-597

Value: $400

Awarded: Spring

Terms of reference: A hard-working and deserving female student in need of financial assistance. Donated by Mr. Alex W. Fisher.

Government of BC Women's Equality Bursaries

Program code: GPBO-677

Value: $500

Awarded: Fall

Terms of reference: To support women enrolled in full or part-time programs in Women's Studies or related coursework or fields in which women have not traditionally sought post-secondary training, which will lead to a degree, diploma or certificate. Satisfactory academic standing and financial need are also required. Apply on the Simon Fraser University Bursary application available at Financial Assistance. The application deadline is the end of the second week of classes.

Hamber Foundation

Program code: GPBO-559

Value: $1,000

Awarded: Fall

Terms of reference: Women students with satisfactory academic standing and need for financial assistance.

Carma Israel Bursary Endowment Fund

Program code: GEBO-598

Value: $100

Awarded: Fall

Terms of reference: Based on financial need. An endowment fund in memory of Carma Israel has been established by Mrs. Katherine Leshgold.

Blayne and Sharon Johnson Bursary

Program code: GEBO-523

Value: $1,200

Awarded: Summer

Terms of reference: Granted on the basis of demonstrated financial need and satisfactory academic performance.

Charles Chan Kent Golden Wedding Bursaries

Program code: GPBO-563

Value: $500

Awarded: Spring

Terms of reference: A student who is proceeding to a degree in any field, has successfully completed at least one year at Simon Fraser University, and needs financial assistance. Preferably the bursary will be made to a student of Chinese descent.

Dr. Carol Matusicky Family Studies Bursary

Program code: GEBO-708

Value: $500

Awarded: Spring

Terms of reference: On the basis of demonstrated financial need and satisfactory academic performance. Preference will be given to a student in the Certificate in Family Studies program or, failing that, to a student in any faculty whose course work will prepare them to work with children, youth and families after university.

Jo-Ann Mychaluk Bursary Endowment Fund

Program code: GEBO-602

Value: $850

Awarded: Fall

Terms of reference: Students with satisfactory academic standing. These bursaries are available to students who are or have been residents of the Chilcotin or Cariboo regions of BC. This fund, has been established in memory of Jo-Ann Mychaluk who worked in the Centre for Distance Education.

Madeleine Nelson/Megan Thomas Bursary

Program code: GEBO-735

Value: $450

Awarded: Summer

Terms of reference: Granted to graduate or undergraduate students in any faculty in any semester based on demonstrated financial need and satisfactory academic performance. Preference will be given to mature female students beginning or returning to University.

Opsimath Club Bursary Endowment

Program code: GEBO-603

Value: $1,000

Awarded: Fall

Terms of reference: For mature, continuing students at Simon Fraser University, who have financial need and good academic standing. The Opsimath Club is an organization of senior (60 years) students.

Office of the Registrar Bursary for Physically Challenged Students

Program code: GEBO-665

Value: $500

Awarded: Fall

Terms of reference: Physically challenged undergraduate or graduate students in any faculty. The bursaries will be granted to physically challenged students holding satisfactory academic records and who are experiencing financial need in the pursuit of studies.

Rotary Club of Vancouver Community Service Bursary

Program code: GPBO-568

Value: $500

Awarded: Fall

Terms of reference: Students in financial need with satisfactory academic standing.

William and Jane Saywell Bursary

Program code: GPBO-682

Value: $1,500

Awarded: Fall

Terms of reference: A student who is a single parent and who has demonstrated a deep commitment to any field of study at Simon Fraser University and has financial need. A letter is required that outlines and discusses their extracurricular activities and interests that would demonstrate commitment to the chosen field of study.

Mrs. Rosalie Segal Endowment Fund for Students With Special Needs

Program code: GEBO-604

Value: $1,000

Awarded: Fall Spring Summer

Terms of reference: This fund has been established to provide bursaries to physically challenged students. Up to 3 bursaries will be awarded on the basis of financial need. Adjudication will occur in consultation with the physically challenged students' co-ordinator.

Simon Fraser University Disabled Graduate Student Award

Program code: GUBO-850

Value: $2,000

Awarded: Fall Spring

Terms of reference: An award of $2,000 per semester for one year may be made by the University to a disabled graduate student. The applicant must be a full time registered graduate student in good standing whose disability substantially increases the cost of study and who can demonstrate financial need.

SFU International Students' Bursary Fund

Program code: GUBO-600

Value: $500

Awarded: Fall Spring Summer

Terms of reference: This fund has been established to assist undergraduate visa students who have critical financial need. Students applying for this bursary must be registered in a minimum of 9 credit hours and have satisfactory academic standing.

Simon Fraser University International Students' Emergency Assistance Fund

Program code: GPBO-637

Value: $800

Awarded: Fall Spring Summer

Terms of reference: This fund has been established primarily to assist undergraduate visa students who have critical financial need. Students applying for this bursary must be registered in a minimum of 9 credit hours and have satisfactory academic standing.

Simon Fraser University Open Bursaries

Program code: GUBO-500

Value: $500

Awarded: Fall Spring Summer

Terms of reference: Must be registered in a minimum of nine credit hours and have satisfactory academic standing.

SFU Punjabi Students Association Bursary

Program code: GEBO-521

Value: $500

Awarded: Summer

Terms of reference: The SFU Punjabi Students Association Bursary valued at a portion of the income earned on the endowment, will be awarded annually in any semester. Bursaries will be granted on the basis of demonstrated financial need and satisfactory academic performance to undergraduate students in any faculty.

Jennifer Allen Simons Bursary

Program code: GEBO-669

Value: $1,000

Awarded: Fall Spring Summer

Terms of reference: An undergraduate or graduate woman student in any faculty. The bursary will be granted to a student who is a single parent supporting a child, and who is in financial need and who has satisfactory academic performance. Applicants must have completed one semester at Simon Fraser University as a full-time student.

Harry and Dora Annie Smee Bursary

Program code: GEBO-606

Value: $900

Awarded: Fall

Terms of reference: Up to 3 bursaries will be awarded to students in any faculty who have completed at least 30 credit hours at Simon Fraser University. The awards will be based on financial need and satisfactory academic standing. Preference will be given to female students.

Merle L. Smith Bursary

Program code: GPBO-572

Value: $525

Awarded: Fall

Terms of reference: A physically challenged student in any faculty who is beyond first year studies. Initial preference will be given to wheelchair users.

Squamish Nation Bursary

Program code: GEBO-738

Value: $250

Awarded: Summer

Terms of reference: Valued at a portion of the earned interest, is granted in any semester based on financial need and community service to a student who is a member of the Squamish Nation. The bursary may be granted to graduate or undergraduate students in all disciplines. The successful student will have completed a minimum of 24 credits and will have achieved a minimum CGPA of 2.00. The application should include a discussion of the student's involvement in SFU or Squamish Nation community activities and confirmation of the student's status with the Squamish Nation.

TSSU Member Child Care Bursary

Program code: GUBO-550

Value: $250

Awarded: Fall Spring Summer

Terms of reference: TSSU employees are eligible to apply to the TSSU Member Child Care Bursary for each semester in which they hold an appointment and are registered as students at SFU and in which they receive child care services from a paid child care provider. All applications are subject to verification. The applicant must identify him/herself as an employee in the bargaining unit on the bursary application.

Western Businesswomen's Association Bursary

Program code: GEBO-705

Value: $800

Awarded: Fall

Terms of reference: A full or part-time student who is either entering the University for the first time or returning after an absence. Preference will be given to a mature female student. The bursary will be based on satisfactory academic performance and demonstrated financial need. The award will include a one year's membership in the Western Businesswomen's Association as well as the opportunity to engage in the Association's mentorship program.

Bursaries for Applied Sciences Students
Delcan Corporation Bursaries

Program code: GPBO-667

Value: $1,000

Awarded: Spring

Terms of reference: Undergraduate students registered full time at Simon Fraser University, in the faculties of Science or Applied Sciences. It is the intention of the Delcan Corporation to promote socio-environmental research and studies relative to major civil engineering projects; to support opportunities for women to enter careers at the management level in engineering; to increase high technological input into civil engineering, and to promote superior written and oral communication skills. Students will apply for these bursaries through Financial Assistance and Awards, and must include a letter of recommendation from the Office of the Dean of the major program.

Olga and Richard Murray Bursary in Applied Sciences

Program code: GEBO-725

Value: $1,000

Awarded: Fall Spring Summer

Terms of reference: Granted to graduate or undergraduate students in the Applied Sciences Faculty on the basis of demonstrated financial need and satisfactory academic performance. To the extent feasible, preference will be given to a student, or the spouse or child of a person, who is a member of the Telecommunication Workers Union or of Van-Tel Credit Union.

Dr. Tom Richardson Memorial Graduate Entrance Bursary

Program code: GEBO-726

Value: $300

Awarded: Fall Spring

Terms of reference: To a graduate student entering Kinesiology or in the first semester of Kinesiology or for a student pursuing graduate studies in other Departments with a focus on biomedical engineering. The criteria for this award are: financial need; demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate level and, if applicable, at the graduate level; intention to enroll in the graduate program in Kinesiology or completion of the first semester in a graduate program in Kinesiology or intention to pursue research in biomedical engineering as a graduate student in another department.

Vancouver Foundation Health Science Bursaries

Program code: GPBO-578

Value: $500

Awarded: Fall Spring

Terms of reference: Full-time undergraduate and graduate students who have completed two years of post-secondary education. Areas of study include any of the following: pre-med program, clinical psychology, kinesiology, bio-medical engineering, and gerontology. Awards are based upon financial need and good academic standing.

Bursaries for Arts Students
Adaline May Clark Bursary Permanent Endowment

Program code: GEBO-590

Value: $400

Awarded: Fall

Terms of reference: The late Mrs. Clark has provided for the endowment of funds, for bursaries to enable students to attend, or continue to attend university. Students must be registered in the School for the Contemporary Arts, and must demonstrate financial need and a high level of achievement in the Arts.

Aird Dundas Flavelle Memorial Bursary

Program code: GEBO-659

Value: $2,500

Awarded: Fall

Terms of reference: A student who has completed at least 15 hours at Simon FraserUniversity with a satisfactory academic standing and whose course of study is in the following areas: political science, economics and/or business administration.

Keith G Loughlin Gerontology Bursary

Program code: GEBO-702

Value: $700

Awarded: Fall

Terms of reference: A graduate student enrolled in the master of gerontology program, or to an undergraduate student enrolled in the gerontology program, a post baccalaureate diploma program. The bursary will be granted to a student demonstrating financial need and in satisfactory academic standing. Preference will be given to a student specializing in quality of life issues in intermediate care facilities for seniors. Applicants should submit with their application, a letter outlining specialization or area of interest in the gerontology field. A departmental nomination is to be submitted along with the application form.

Dr. Grazia Merler Bursary in French

Program code: GEBO-714

Value: $500

Awarded: Spring

Terms of reference: A student in French on the basis of demonstrated financial need and satisfactory academic performance.

Bursaries for Business Administration Students
Aird Dundas Flavelle Memorial Bursary

Program code: GEBO-659

Value: $2,500

Awarded: Fall

Terms of reference: A student who has completed at least 15 hours at Simon Fraser University with a satisfactory academic standing and whose course of study is in the following areas: political science, economics and/or business administration.

J. Rose Memorial Bursary Fund

Program code: GUBO-400

Value: $1,400

Awarded: Spring

Terms of reference: An undergraduate or graduate Business Administration student who is in full time studies. The bursary will be granted on the basis of financial need and satisfactory academic performance. This bursary is provided by the Vancouver Foundation. A departmental recommendation is required.

Bursaries for Education Students
BC Exchange Teachers' Association Bursary

Program code: GPBO-594

Value: $300

Awarded: Summer

Terms of reference: Granted to undergraduate or graduate students in the Faculty of Education, in any semester based on demonstrated financial need and satisfactory academic performance.

University Women's Club of Vancouver/Jean Beaty Memorial Bursary in Education

Program code: GEBO-519

Value: $600

Awarded: Summer

Terms of reference: Granted on the basis of demonstrated financial need and satisfactory academic performance to a mature student in the Faculty of Education.

Hildegard and Cornelius Renner Graduate Bursary in Education

Program code: GEBO-517

Value: $250

Awarded: Summer

Terms of reference: Awarded annually in any semester on the basis of demonstrated financial need and satisfactory academic performance to mature graduate students in the Faculty of Education. Preference will be given to mature graduate students with an interest in adult education. Application should include a discussion of the student applicant's interest in adult education.

Bursaries for Science Students
Curzon-Digman Bursary

Program code: GEBO-594

Value: $1,000

Awarded: Fall Spring

Terms of reference: Available to graduate students in physics or for majors or honours students in physics, mathematical physics, chemical physics, biophysics or other joint programmes with physics. These bursaries are subjected to financial need and academic ability. Nominations will be made by the chair of the physics department in consultation with financial Assistance.

Delcan Corporation Bursaries

Program code: GPBO-667

Value: $1,000

Awarded: Spring

Terms of reference: Undergraduate students registered full time at Simon Fraser University, in the Faculties of Science or Applied Sciences. It is the intention of the Delcan Corporation to promote socio-environmental research and studies relative to major civil engineering projects; to support opportunities for women to enter careers at the management level in engineering; to increase high technological input into civil engineering, and to promote superior written and oral communication skills. Students will apply for these bursaries through Financial Assistance and Awards, and must include a letter of recommendation from the office of the dean of the major program.

Urea Formaldehyde Foam Insulation Action Association Bursary

Program code: GEBO-607

Value: $300

Awarded: Fall

Terms of reference: Students who have completed at least 60 credit hours and who are studying in the areas of toxic chemicals or pollutants and their effects on human health and functioning. Please document eligibility. The endowment has been established by the association.

Vancouver Foundation Health Science Bursaries

Program code: GPBO-578

Value: $500

Awarded: Fall Spring

Terms of reference: Full-time undergraduate and graduate students who have completed two years of post-secondary education. Areas of study include any of the following: pre-med program, clinical psychology, kinesiology, bio-medical engineering, and gerontology. Awards are based upon financial need and good academic standing.

Vancouver Horticulture Society Bursary

Program Code: GEBO-590

Value: $1,000

Awarded: Fall

Terms of Reference: This award is available to students of the master of pest management program studying pest problems relating to horticulture. It is awarded to students who are in financial need and qualified in terms of character and scholarship.



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