British Columbia-Zhejiang Excellence Scholarship (valued at $5,000)

The British Columbia-Zhejiang Excellence Scholarships were established at Simon Fraser University in 2015 with support from the Ministry of Advanced Education, SFU's Faculty of Applied Sciences and the SFU School of Computing Science. The scholarship are awarded to the top eligible applicants admitted to the Dual Degree Program in Computing Science. Eligible applicants can enter the program from high school or Zhejiang University. Students must be taking courses at SFU while on scholarship. To learn more about the background of this scholarship: https://news.gov.bc.ca/stories/scholarships-encourage-student-exchanges-between-sfu-and-china

Your consideration for this Scholarship is automatic when you apply for admission to SFU Dual Degree Program (an application is not required). 

Eligibility requirements:

-have been admitted to the SFU-ZJU Dual Degree Program
-are in excellent academic standing
-are enrolled in 9 units or more at SFU per eligible term

Other Financial Support

There are various forms of financial aid and awards available to SFU students, based on various criteria and achievements. Please review these options in good time to make sure you can meet the application deadlines. These options include:

  • Scholarships
  • Awards
  • Bursaries
  • Work-Study Program
  • Provincial and Federal Student Loans Programs

Zhejiang University International Student Scholarship: Dual Degree Program students are also eligible for the Zhejiang University International Student Scholarship. This is a merit-based scholarship based solely on academic performance, for which students are entered automatically. The amount of the Scholarship covers the living costs of the academic semester for which the student is awarded.

Student Loans: Dual Degree Program students remain eligible for student loans while studying at Zhejiang University.

If you are concerned about your financial situation at any point, you are encouraged to discuss this with a financial aid officer at SFU Financial Assistance, located at the Maggie Benston Centre (MBC) on the Burnaby Campus.