Scholarships Workshops

Scholarship application workshops are generally held in the fall term. Watch this page for frequent updates through the summer months or subscribe to the blog for updates by email.

Vanier Scholarship Writing Workshop

The Office of the Dean of Graduate Studies will be presenting a scholarship writing workshop this August for SFU graduate students who would like to apply to the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship (for PhD students). International students are eligible.

Vanier Scholarship Workshop
August 23th, 2018 2:00-3:30
Library Thesis Room #2020

Note: See profiles of previous Vanier award recipients if you think your work might qualify for this prestigious national award: Deyar Asmaro, Oliver Blake, Jessica Selinger, Rowan Trebilco, Brent Loken

NSERC / SSHRC / CIHR Scholarship Workshops

To help you plan ahead, here are the dates for the scholarship application workshops that we'll  be holding in September.

Note: To get the most benefit from these sessions, we strongly recommend that you begin preparing your CommonCV. (Start by clicking on the blue Login button, and then register as a new user.)

Doctoral Awards

  • NSERC Doctoral: September 18, 2018, 10:00am-12:00 pm, Library Thesis Room #2020, Burnaby campus.  NSERC representatives will be presenting.
  • SSHRC Doctoral: October 10, 2018, 1:30-3:30pm, Library Room #7200, Burnaby campus.  Check workshop webpage for details. 
  • CIHR Doctoral: If you are planning to apply for this award, please email so that we can provide some support to you.

Note: Please follow the links above to their respective awards. We'll keep those pages updated with resources as we receive them from CIHR, NSERC and SSHRC.

Tri-Council Master's Awards

This workshop will explain the application process for CIHR, NSERC and SSHRC Master's students. We recommend reviewing the eligiblity and starting your award application prior to attending the workshop. CGS Master's full applications are due TBC - December 1, 2018.