Graduate Studies News

Application Fee Waiver for Applicants from Eight Banned Countries

October 30, 2017
Print

Simon Fraser University is an open and inclusive community of engaged scholars from many countries, backgrounds, and religions and we are committed to offering our support to those students whose plans have changed suddenly for reasons beyond their control. 

As such, SFU will waive the admission application fee for undergraduate and graduate admissions for citizens from the eight countries affected by the revised U.S. travel ban, effiective October 18, 2017: Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Venezuela, Syria, and Yemen, who are non-residents of Canada.

Please note: the information on this page (countries affected by the ban and applicability of waivers) is subject to change without notice.

This waiver is available to:

  • new applicants (those who submitted their applications after October 18, 2017)
  • those who are currently studying in the United States who wish to transfer or to continue their education at SFU

For more information and application assistance for graduate programs (master's and PhDs):

Undergraduate Admissions
If you are an undergraduate student, please visit the Undergraduate Admission pages. If you have any questions about undergraduate admissions, please email admissionsteam@sfu.ca.

See also more information for prospective students and scholars

Recent Blog Posts

  • Welcome Denver Lynxleg, Indigenous Graduate Student Coordinator! January 17, 2018
    Denver Lynxleg, the new Indigenous Graduate Student Coordinator, will be hosting a meet and greet at the Indigenous Student Centre (AQ 2002) on January 23rd from 11am-12 pm.

  • External Award: Canada-China Scholars' Exchange Program January 16, 2018
    Global Affairs Canada and the Chinese Ministry of Education are offering short-term scholarships (up to 12 months) to Canadians wishing to study abroad in China. Scholarships are awarded for studies, research, language studies or a combination of studies and language studies at participating Chinese institutions. Apply by March 6, 2018.

  • Job Posting: Mitacs Canadian Science Policy Fellowship January 16, 2018
    The Mitacs Canadian Science Policy Fellowship program pairs Canadian faculty members and PhD graduates with government organizations for 12-month policy projects. Apply by March 4, 2018.

View Posts by Category