Awards and Funding

Graduate students at SFU Economics are normally provided with financial support through a combination of teaching assistantships, graduate fellowships, sessional instructor positions, and a variety of merit-based scholarships. 

Financial assistance

The Department typically receives resources from the University to disperse as financial awards to eligible graduate students. The majority of these are in the form of graduate fellowship awards. Travel awards may also be available to help finance graduate student participation in academic conferences.

Please refer to Graduate Studies for all available scholarships and awards. All students, including current graduate students, are encouraged to apply for these awards. Please be sure to read the Terms of Reference for each award to see if you meet the eligibilty requirements.

Please note that students must pay tuition (research programs full-time fee) every semester and that international students pay the same rate as domestic students.

Department Awards

The Department of Economics has numerous graduate awards and scholarships that recognize our brightest students.