Internal + Donor Funded Awards

Beedie School of Business

The following list contains Internal and Donor funded awards available to your academic unit. Click on the award name to read more about the award, including the full eligibility and requirements.

Most award funding is contingent upon satisfactory progress in the annual Graduate Progress Report.

Award values
Awards values listed are approximations and vary in value and number depending on the terms of reference of the award, as well as the availability of funds. 

When to apply
Main award competitions are open in the spring, with student deadlines falling between March-June. Some departments may run subsequent competitions in later cycles with the student deadline usually falling in the second month of the term (October or February).

Deadlines posted in the Graduate Awards System supersede those posted elsewhere.

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How to Apply

Most awards listed below are applied for through the Graduate Awards Application System.

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Featured Graduate Student

  • Farhat is a MSc in Finance student in the Beedie School of Business, Three research keywords: Corporate Finance, Financial Analysis, Risk Management (Beedie Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Man Kit Yau is a MBA student in the Beedie School of Business

  • Mohammad is a MSc in Finance student in the Beedie School of Business. Three keywords of research: Financial Analysis, Fund Management, Risk Mitigation (Scotiabank Graduate Award in Business)

  • Kalaya is a MBA student in the Beedie School of Business, Three research keywords: Holistic, Empowering, Frustrating (CN Graduate Award)

  • Maribeth is a IBL EMBA student in the Beedie School of Business, Three research keywords: Impactful, Long Term, Potential

  • Anjana is a MBA student in the Beedie School of Business, Three research keywords: Intensive, Experiential & Network (John Ellis Grad Entrance Scholarship Business award, Don & Pat Hudson Scholarship)

  • Sean is a EMBA student in the Beedie School of Business , a recipient of the SFU Beedie Graduate Entrance Scholarship.

  • Anto is a MBA - FT student in the Beedie School of Business, a recipient of the John Ellis Graduate Entrance Scholarship and the SFU Beedie Graduate Entrance Scholarship.

  • Candice is a MBA student in the Beedie School of Business. Three keywords of research: Innovative, Indigenous Resilience. (BMO John Ellis Graduate Scholarship in Indigenous Business and Leadership Annual Award)

  • Andrea is a Indigenous Business Leadership Executive MBA student in the Beedie School of Business. Three keywords of research: Deep, transformational, innovative (CN Graduate Award in Indigenous Business and Leadership)

  • Bryce is a MBA student in the Beedie School of Business, Three research keywords: Manufacturing. Education. Enablement. (BMO John Ellis Graduate Scholarship in Indigenous Business and Leadership Annual Award)

  • Larissa is a IBL EMBA student in the Beedie School of Business. Three keywords of research: Sustainability, Community (& Culture), Strategy (CN Graduate Award in Indigenous Business and Leadership)

  • Rohith is a full-time Business Administration Master's student in the Beedie School of Business. (Beedie Family Graduate Scholarship)

  • Xueyao is a Master's student in the Beedie School of Business studying accounting, corporate finance, fixed income, and derivatives. (SFU Beedie Graduate Entrance Scholarship)

  • Greg is a Management of Technology MBA student in the Beedie School of Business training for handling technology companies. (Beedie Family Graduate Scholarship)

  • Ifeoma is a Business Administration Master's student in the Beedie School of Business learning how to stay relevant, pivot or adapt when there is a need to, but also thrive, both at work and at home. (A. John Ellis Graduate Entrance Scholarship, Beedie Family Graduate Scholarship, Bill Oliver Family Graduate Scholarship in Business)

  • Arushi is a Business Administration Master's student in the Beedie School of Business whose program and faculty members impart invaluable information, offer great experiential knowledge from internationally varied experience, and the case-based discussions provide an elevated method of learning. (Beedie Family Graduate Scholarship)

  • Marcel is a Business Administration Master's student in the Beedie School of Business. (Lloyd Carr-Harris Foundation G)

  • Maira is a Business Administration Master's student in the Beedie School of Business honing her leadership, negotiation and analytical skills and learning how to manage people efficiently and empathetically. (HSBC Graduate Award in Business, Scotiabank Graduate Award Business)

  • Timothy is a Business Administration Master's student in the Beedie School of Business learning fundamental business skills such as accounting, economics, marketing, and data analytics, but also learn and practice becoming strong leaders through courses such as leadership & teamwork, negotiations, and managing a globalized workforce. (A. John Ellis Graduate Entrance Scholarship; Legge Grad Vol Lead Award in Business)

  • Stacia is a Business Administration Master's student in the Beedie School of Business learning the soft and hard skills needed to be a resourceful and open-minded leader while also meaningful connections with very intelligent and interesting people. (A. John Ellis Grad Entrance Scholarship)

  • Bryant is a Business Administration Master's student in the Beedie School of Business whose program is pushing him out of his comfort zone with its relevant and impactful subjects. (A. John Ellis Graduate Entrance Scholarship, Beedie Family Grad Scholarship)

  • Bhavesh is a Business Administration Master's student in the Beedie School of Business whose program is designed to train him in real world situations. (Beedie Family Grad Scholarship)

  • Kristen is a Management of Technology Master's student in the Beedie School of Business whose focus is on how she can apply what she is learning about tech leadership to the data science industry. (Rix Family Bio MOTMBA Graduate Scholarship, Lin Perceval Graduate Scholarship)

  • Ehsan is a Business Administration PhD student specializing in Management Information Systems researching social phenomena through simulations. (Graduate Dean's Entrance Scholarship)

  • Mandy is a Executive MBA (EMBA) student in Beedie School of Buisness.

  • Carlos is a Full-Time Business Administration Master's student in the Beedie School of Business studying business from different angles by analyzing real life examples. (Legge Grad Vol Lead Award in Business)

  • Gunpreet is a Finance Master's student in the Beedie School of Business with specialization in Risk Management.

  • Sharina is a Management of Technology master’s student working to develop cloud data models and visualization dashboards of operational and financial information.

  • Rosa is a Executive MBA (EMBA) student in Beedie School of Business.

  • Sally is a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (GDBA) student.

  • Tatiana is a Business Administration Master's student in the Beedie School of Business preparing for leadership roles in the business world and beyond. (A. John Ellis Grad Ent Scholarship)

  • Rodolfo is a Full-Time Master of Business Administration student in the Beedie School of Business whose studies focus on developing soft skills and seek to strengthen hard skills. (A. John Ellis Grad Ent Scholarship)

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SFU Funded Awards

Graduate Dean's Entrance Scholarship Entrance Award By Nomination Only | Approx. Award Value: TBD Various Programs
 
This award is intended to recruit outstanding admission applicants to master’s and PhD programs by offering a multi-year award. Award value depends on academic unit approval and budgetary restrictions. Not all departments offer this award.

Learn more about this award →
 
 
Note –  Award recipients who receive a Tri-agency or another major external scholarship will have their GDES replaced with payments of $5,000 per year while holding the other award.

 

Terms of Reference:

  1. Intent: this award is intended to recruit outstanding applicants to master’s and PhD programs by offering a multi-year award.
  2. Value and duration: students must be registered full time, regular (not ‘on leave’) to receive payment: 
    1. valued between $1,000 - $8,000 (annual max per year is 24K) 
    2. held for a maximum of 2 (master’s) or 4 (PhD) years.
  3. Eligibility criteria: the candidate must:
    1. be entering as a full-time graduate student in a master’s or PhD program. 
    2. have a minimum CGPA of 3.00
    3. In programs where fees are assessed on a per-credit basis, the successful candidate must be taking at least six credits to be eligible to hold the award.
  4. Evaluation criteria: academic units may add additional eligibility and evaluation criteria for their program, provided all additional criteria are approved by Graduate Studies and communicated/published to students. Generally, awards are granted based on:
    1. the extent to which the student has made excellent progress
    2. demonstrated academic excellence
    3. research and/or scholarly output and leadership
  5. Restrictions specific to this award: Restrictions are detailed in the GDES Guidelines 
    1. Students offered a major entrance award (eg., Simons Foundation Scholarship, Indigenous Entrance Award etc...) and a GDES must decline the lower value award. 
    2. GDES funding will be adjusted when a student receives a Tri-agency award (CIHR, NSERC or SSHRC).
    3. Some admission funding sources cannot be deferred; students must discuss options with their academic unit.
    4. Some funding sources cannot be transferred to a new or different program; students must discuss options with their academic unit
  6. Funding limits and policies: award recipients may hold funding from other sources but should be aware that those other sources may have restrictions on funding.
    1. This scholarship is included in SFU’s annual maximum support permitted from university administered awards and scholarships.
    2. All awards are subject to SFU’s general graduate funding policies, outlined in the Graduate Student Handbook
  7. Application and adjudication: students do not apply; they are nominated for this award. Awards are made by the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee (SGAAC) on the recommendation of the Academic Unit’s Graduate Program Chair or Awards Committee. 

 

Revised May 2024/ For awards paid Fall 2024 onward

Graduate Fellowships nomination/Application set by program in graduate awards system | Approx. Award Value: TBD Various Programs
 
This award is intended to recruit and support students in master’s and PhD programs. Award value depends on academic unit approval and budgetary restrictions. Not all departments offer this award.

Learn more about this award →
 

Terms of Reference

  1. Intent: this award is intended to recruit and support students in master’s and PhD programs. 
  2. Value and duration: students must be registered full time, regular (not ‘on leave’) to receive payment: 
    1. valued at $3,500 or $7,000 per term (annual max $21,000). 
    2. Academic units may use award values between $1,000 - $7,000, provided their principles and criteria are approved by Graduate Studies and appropriately communicated/published to students.
    3. held in 1 term 
  3. Eligibility criteria: the candidate must:
    1. hold this award within the first 9 terms (master’s) or 15 terms (PhD). Students who transfer from a master’s to a PhD program without completing the master’s program are eligible to hold this award within the first 15 terms from the PhD start date
    2. In programs where fees are assessed on a per-credit basis, the student must be taking at least six credits to be eligible
    3. have a minimum CGPA of 3.00
    4. have any other status than unsatisfactory in most recent progress report. If satisfactory with concerns, a clear plan must be outlined.
  4. Evaluation criteria: academic units may add additional eligibility and evaluation criteria for their program, provided all additional criteria are approved by Graduate Studies and communicated/published to students. Generally, awards are granted based on: 
    1. the extent to which the student has made excellent progress
    2. demonstrated academic excellence
    3. research and/or scholarly output and leadership
  5. Restrictions specific to this award: Award values and maximums may depend on academic unit approval and budgetary restrictions. Some admission funding sources cannot be deferred; students must discuss options with their academic unit.
  6. Funding limits and policies: award recipients may hold funding from other sources but should be aware that those other sources may have restrictions on funding. 
    1. This scholarship is included in SFU’s annual maximum support permitted from university administered awards and scholarships.
    2. All awards are subject to SFU’s general graduate funding policies, outlined in the Graduate Student Handbook.
    3. Generally, awards are not paid retroactively once a new term starts.
  7. Application and adjudication: students can apply or be nominated for this award, depending on unit processes. Awards are made by the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee (SGAAC) on the recommendation of the Academic Unit’s Graduate Program Chair or Awards Committee.

Revised May 2024/ For awards paid Fall 2024 onward

Graduate Travel and Research Award (TARA) Various Programs
 
This award supports the travel and/or research component of the student’s graduate degree. Award value depends on expenses submitted, academic unit approval and budgetary restrictions. Not all departments offer this award.

Learn more about this award →
 

Terms of Reference

  1. Intent: this award supports the travel and/or research component of the student’s graduate degree.
  2. Value and duration: students must be registered full time, regular (not ‘on leave’) to receive payment: 
    1. valued between $200 - $7,000 depending on the expenses being submitted, academic unit approval and budgetary restrictions 
    2. held in 1 term
  3. Eligibility criteria: the candidate must: 
    1. hold this award within the first 9 terms (master’s) or 15 terms (PhD). Students who transfer from a master’s to a PhD program without completing the master’s program are eligible to hold this award within the first 15 terms from the PhD start date.
    2. have a minimum CGPA of 3.00
    3. be a full-time graduate student in a master’s or PhD program; students cannot hold this award while on a co-op or practicum term
  4. Evaluation criteria: academic units may add additional eligibility and evaluation criteria for their program, provided all additional criteria are approved by Graduate Studies and communicated/published to students. Generally, awards are granted based on: 
    1. the extent to which the student has made excellent progress
    2. demonstrated academic excellence
    3. research and/or scholarly output and leadership
  5. Restrictions specific to this award: students cannot hold the Indigenous Travel award and this award to cover the same expense.
  6. Funding limits and policies: award recipients may hold funding from other sources but should be aware that those other sources may have restrictions on funding. 
    1. This scholarship is included in SFU’s annual maximum support permitted from university administered awards and scholarships.
    2. All awards are subject to SFU’s general graduate funding policies, outlined in the Graduate Student Handbook.
  7. Application and adjudication: students can apply or be nominated for this award, depending on unit processes. The application must include a reference by the student’s supervisor and an outline of expenses. Awards are made by the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee (SGAAC) on the recommendation of the Academic Unit’s Graduate Program Chair or Awards Committee.

Eligible Expenses

  1. Examples of ELIGIBLE travel expenses include travel for research purposes, travel to present at or attend a conference, workshop or seminar related to research. 
  2. Examples of ELIGIBLE research related expenses include direct costs of doing research such as interpretation services, paid data sets, computers/laptops, reasonable computer peripherals (keyboard, mouse, microphones), art supplies. This award may also be used to reward research excellence.
  3. Examples of expenses NOT eligible include travel to practicums, co-ops, internships, job fairs or interviews, business or first class travel, course related travel or supplies (such as textbooks or journals).

Revised May 2024/ For awards paid Fall 2024 onward

Indigenous Graduate Entrance Scholarship (IGES) Entrance Award By Nomination Only | Approx. Award Value: TBD Various Programs
 
The Indigenous Graduate Entrance Scholarship is intended for students initiating a research based masters or PhD program who have Canadian citizenship and Indigenous ancestry. Students do not apply for this award - they must be nominated by the Graduate Program Chair of their new academic unit. An IGES award offer replaces any GDES offer.

Learn more about this award →
 

Terms of Reference

  1. Tenure for the Indigenous Graduate Entrance Scholarship (IGES) is two years at the master’s level and four years at the doctoral level. There is one award available at the master’s level and one at the doctoral level.
  2. To be eligible, the Indigenous student must be entering a research based master’s or PhD program at Simon Fraser University.
  3. Students must be nominated for the award by the Graduate Program Chair of the academic unit to which the student will be admitted.
  4. The criteria for this award are:
    1. Canadian citizenship and Indigenous ancestry
    2. a minimum entrance CGPA of 3.5;
    3. demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate level and, if applicable, at the graduate level;
    4. evidence of outstanding achievement with particular emphasis on intellectual ability, originality and ability in research.
  5. During tenure of the Indigenous Graduate Entrance Scholarship, the recipient must be registered full-time in a research based graduate program at Simon Fraser University.
  6. The Indigenous Graduate Entrance Scholarship is normally held during consecutive academic terms. If a recipient registers “on leave” during tenure of their award, the award will be interrupted until the student is registered full-time and payments will be reinstated at that time. No deferment of award payments to future academic terms will be permitted, except under ‘extenuating’ conditions with the permission of the Chair of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee (SGAAC).
  7. Indigenous Graduate Entrance Scholarship recipients may accept scholarship support from other sources including SFU’s ‘donor funded/private’ awards. Recipients should be aware that some external awards may have restrictions on funding.
  8. There is no restriction on Indigenous Graduate Entrance Scholarship recipients receiving income for work performed during tenure of the scholarship.
  9. Awards are made by the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee after a University-wide competition in which departmental nominations are considered.

Revised: June 2021 / GUSE006

Indigenous Graduate Travel Award
This award provides financial support for Indigenous graduate students for the travel and/or research component of their research. Indigenous or “Aboriginal” is defined by Canada’s 1982 Constitution as people identified as First Nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples of Canada. Students look for and apply directly for this award in the Graduate Awards System.
 

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of the Indigenous Graduate Travel Award is to provide financial support for Indigenous graduate students for the travel and/or research component of their research. Students can only apply for the Indigenous travel award once per academic year. Indigenous graduate students may apply for this fund before their travel to pay for costs in advance.
  2. To be eligible for this award, the following criteria must be met:
    1. This award is for Indigenous graduate students attending Simon Fraser University.
    2. Indigenous or “Aboriginal” is defined by Canada’s 1982 Constitution as people identified as First Nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples of Canada.
  3. Disbursements of up to $1000 each may be applied for in each academic year (starting September 1 of each year).
  4. The funds will be given out on a first come / first applied for basis. The fund will be considered used for the year when the $5,000 limit for the year has been reached. Once the total fund has been distributed for the year, a message will be sent out through the Indigenous graduate student listserv.
  5. Repeat applications will be allowed from year-to-year. Preference, however, will be given to students who have not yet received money from this fund (this is at the discretion of Graduate Studies).
  6. Application includes:
    1. A completed budget which accounts for the requested amount;
    2. A letter of support from the applicant’s academic supervisor or a faculty member familiar with your work (to verify the student’s academic status, intent, and need).

Travel Report

Upon completion of travel, successful applicants will need to submit the following within two weeks to the Graduate Awards Assistant: gpsaward@sfu.ca

A concise Travel and Activity Report, written in language suitable for the general public. Contents and/or quotes from the report may be published in Graduate Studies promotional material. If you do not wish for your travel report to be published, please indicate so.

The following could be included in your report:

  • The activities that were carried out, in respect to how the travel contributed to your research and/or scholarly activities
  • Any unanticipated benefits derived from the travel, including those in relation to your current research objectives an/or to your general experience as a graduate student
  • Any special issues or problems you encountered
PhD Research Scholarship Award by nomination only | Approx. Award Value: $5,400/year Various Programs
 
This scholarship supports new and current PhD students if they meet all the eligibility requirements and conditions outlined in these Terms of Reference. Students should be aware that there are restrictions specific to this award.

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Terms of Reference

This scholarship supports new and current PhD students if they meet all the eligibility requirements and conditions outlined in these Terms of Reference. Students should be aware that there are restrictions specific to this award.

  1. Intent: this award is intended to support full-time students in PhD programs.
  2. Value:  students must be registered full time, regular (not ‘on leave’) to receive payment:
    1. valued at $1,800 per term
    2. paid each term student is eligible
  3. Eligibility criteria: the student must:
    1. be enrolled full-time in a PhD program and within the first 12 active terms. Students who transfer from a master's to a PhD program within the first three terms of their master's may receive this award up to the 12th term of their PhD. Students who transfer from a master's to a PhD program after completing more than three terms of a master's may receive funding up to the 9th term of a PhD, regardless of time spent in a Master's
    2. have a minimum CGPA of 3.00
    3. have a satisfactory (S) or IP in all courses with an S/U assessment in the past term
    4. have any other status than unsatisfactory in most recent progress report. If satisfactory with concerns, a clear plan must be outlined.
  4. Evaluation criteria: students should contact Graduate Studies with concerns regarding eligibility.
  5. Restrictions specific to this award:
    1. Tuition waivers: students who have an SFU tuition waiver must decline this award but can list it on CVs and award lists (as declined).
    2. Working professionals: students who are full time working professionals must decline this award but can list it on CVs and award lists (as declined).
  6. Funding limits and policies: award recipients may hold funding from other sources but should be aware that those other sources may have restrictions on funding.
    1. Generally, this scholarship counts towards the admission funding offer.
    2. This scholarship is included in SFU’s annual maximum support permitted from university administered awards and scholarships.
    3. All awards are subject to SFU’s general graduate funding policies, outlined in the Graduate Student Handbook.
    4. Generally, awards are not paid retroactively once a new term starts.
  7. Application/Nomination: Students do not apply for this award. Award notice/offer is sent each term to students, provided they are enrolled and meet the eligibility criteria outlined above. 

Revised May 2024/ For awards paid Fall 2024 onward

President's PhD Scholarship Nomination/Application set by program in graduate awards system | Approx. Award Value: $7,000 Various PhD Programs
 
This award goes to PhD students who have made excellent progress in their degree, completing all university and program requirements. This award is held during or before the student's 12th term. Not all programs use this award.

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Terms of Reference

Students and staff can find instructions for the Academic Progress Report (APR) Access: Student instructions | Staff instructions

  1. Intent: this award supports PhD students who make excellent progress in their degree, completing all university and program requirements prior to their 12th term.
  2. Value and duration: students must be registered full time, regular (not ‘on leave’) to receive payment:
    1. valued at $7,000 
    2. held in 1 term
  3. Eligibility criteria: the candidate must:
    1. have completed fewer than 12 terms in a PhD program; students who did not complete a master's program before transferring into a PhD are eligible to hold the award within the first 12 terms of their PhD, from the PhD start date;
    2. eligible students must have completed all program and university requirements for the degree (eg. courses, comprehensive or qualifying examinations), except the thesis and, in the case of students in the Clinical Psychology Program, the internship;
    3. be in satisfactory/good standing.
  4. Evaluation criteria: academic units may add additional eligibility and evaluation criteria for their program, provided all additional criteria are approved by Graduate Studies and communicated/published to student s. Generally, awards are granted based on:
    1. the extent to which the student has made excellent progress
    2. demonstrated academic excellence
    3. scholarly output and leadership
  5. Restrictions specific to this award:
    1. Students holding a national award from CIHR, NSERC or SSHRC or their equivalent (ie. SFU Entrance Scholarship or a major international award) are ineligible to hold the President’s PhD Scholarship at the same time.
    2. Given the intent of the award, recipients are expected, but not required, to limit the number of hours worked weekly
  6. Funding limits and policies: award recipients may hold funding from other sources but should be aware that those other sources may have restrictions on funding.
    1. This scholarship is included in SFU’s annual maximum support permitted from university administered awards and scholarships.
    2. All awards are subject to SFU’s general graduate funding policies, outlined in the Graduate Student Handbook.
  7. Application and adjudication: students do not apply; they are nominated for this award. The nomination must include a reference by the student’s supervisor addressing the student’s progress, academic excellence, scholarly output and leadership.  Awards are made by the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee (SGAAC) on the recommendation of the Academic Unit’s Graduate Program Chair or Awards Committee. 

 

Revised May 2024/ For awards paid Fall 2024 onward

Provost International Fellowship (PIF) Entrance Award By Nomination Only | Approx. Award Value: TBD Various Programs
This award is intended to recruit outstanding international students who are starting a graduate program at SFU with a major scholarship from their home country. Students do not apply for this award; inquiries should be directed to Graduate Studies.

Learn more about this award →
 

Terms of Reference

  1. Intent: this award is intended to recruit outstanding international students who are starting a graduate program at SFU with a major scholarship from their home country.
  2. Value and duration: students must be registered full time, regular (not ‘on leave’) to receive payment:
    1. valued at $1,500 per term
    2. paid up to a maximum of 2 (masters) or 4 (doctoral) years, provided the student continues to hold their country of origin’s scholarship to study abroad.
  3. Eligibility criteria: the candidate must:
    1. receive an award from their home country (or equivalent) that provides a stipend for living expenses to study abroad for at least 3 terms including costs of Health and Medical Insurance and student fees, other than tuition
    2. meet the English language requirements for SFU program admission
    3. meet the CGPA requirements for SFU program admission
    4. In programs where fees are assessed on a per-credit basis, students must be taking at least six credits. This award is not normally available in premium fee programs.

    In addition: academic units are encouraged to match the value of the PIF through Teaching Assistantships or Research Assistantships on an annual basis provided the student is suitably qualified to act as a teaching assistant or tutor marker
  4. Restrictions specific to this award: 
    1. awardees must remain in good academic standing
    2. for students on an approved leave, the award payment will be interrupted until the student is again registered full-time; payments will be reinstated at that time.  
  5. Funding limits and policies: award recipients may hold funding from other sources but should be aware that those other sources may have restrictions on funding. 
    1. This scholarship is included in SFU’s annual maximum support permitted from university administered awards and scholarships.
    2. All awards are subject to SFU’s general graduate funding policies, outlined in the Graduate Student Handbook
  6. Application and Adjudication: interested students should contact Graduate Studies directly. Awards are made by the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee (SGAAC) on the recommendation of the Dean and Associate Provost, Graduate Studies.

Revised May 2024/ For awards paid Fall 2024 onward

Provost Prize of Distinction (PPD) Entrance Award By Nomination Only | Approx. Award Value: TBD Various Programs
 
This award is intended for new students initiating their graduate program at SFU with Tri-agency or equivalent funding. Students do not apply for this award; inquiries should be directed to Graduate Studies.

Learn more about this award →
 

Terms of Reference

  1. Intent: this award is intended for outstanding students who are initiating their PhD program at SFU with Tri-agency (CIHR, NSERC, SSHRC) or equivalent funding. 
  2. Value and duration: students must be registered full time, regular (not ‘on leave’) to receive payment: 
    1. valued at $1,500 per term
    2. paid congruently with the major award
  3. Eligibility criteria: the candidate must:
    1. be a full-time student in PhD program
    2. maintain good academic standing 
    3. have applied for the Tri-agency (CIHR, NSERC, SSHRC) or other equivalent funding prior to applying for admission at SFU. 
  4. Evaluation criteria: students should contact graduate studies with concerns regarding eligibility or evaluation.
  5. Restrictions specific to this award: 
    1. not normally available to students in specialty programs.
    2. for students on approved leave the award payment will be interrupted until the student is again registered full-time; payments will be reinstated at that time. 
  6. Funding limits and policies: award recipients may hold funding from other sources but should be aware that those other sources may have restrictions on funding. 
    1. This scholarship is included in SFU’s annual maximum support permitted from university administered awards and scholarships.
    2. All awards are subject to SFU’s general graduate funding policies, outlined in the Graduate Student Handbook.
  7. Application and adjudication: students do not apply for this award; inquiries should be directed to Graduate Studies directly. Awards are made by the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee (SGAAC) on the recommendation of the Dean and Associate Provost, Graduate Studies.

Revised May 2024/ For awards paid Fall 2024 onward

Special Graduate Entrance Scholarship Entrance Award By Nomination Only | Approx. Award Value: TBD Various Programs
 
This award is intended to recruit outstanding applicants to master’s and PhD programs. Award value depends on academic unit approval and budgetary restrictions. Not all departments offer this award.

Learn more about this award →
 

Terms of Reference

  1. Intent: this award is intended to recruit outstanding applicants to master’s and PhD programs, who are considering admission to other institutions.
  2. Value and duration: students must be registered full time, regular (not ‘on leave’) to receive payment: 
    1. valued between $1,000 - $10,000 (annual max per year is 10K) 
    2. held in 1 term 
  3. Eligibility criteria: the candidate must: 
    1. be a full-time student in a master’s or PhD program
    2. have a minimum CGPA of 3.00
    3. In programs where fees are assessed on a per-credit basis, the successful candidate must be taking at least six credits to be eligible to hold the award.
  4. Evaluation criteria: academic units may add additional eligibility and evaluation criteria for their program, provided all additional criteria are approved by Graduate Studies and communicated/published to students. Generally, awards are granted based on: 
    1. the extent to which the student has made excellent progress
    2. demonstrated academic excellence
    3. research and/or scholarly output and leadership
  5. Restrictions specific to this award: some admission funding sources cannot be deferred; students deferring admission must discuss options with their academic unit.
  6. Funding limits and policies: award recipients may hold funding from other sources but should be aware that those other sources may have restrictions on funding. 
    1. This scholarship is included in SFU’s annual maximum support permitted from university administered awards and scholarships.
    2. All awards are subject to SFU’s general graduate funding policies, outlined in the Graduate Student Handbook.
  7. Application and adjudication: students do not apply; they are nominated for this award. Awards are made by the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee (SGAAC) on the recommendation of the Academic Unit’s Graduate Program Chair or Awards Committee.

Revised May 2024/ For awards paid Fall 2024 onward

Donor Funded Awards

54th Avenue Capital Corporation Annual Graduate Award By Application | View Approx. Award Value Various Programs
This award is intended to provided support for graduate students who is registered full-time in a graduate program at SFU and has demonstrated financial need, with unforeseen or unmet expenses.

Learn more about this award →
 

Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this fund is to provide support for graduate students with unforeseen or unmet expenses.
  2. One or more awards, valued at $10,000 or more, will be granted annually in any term to a graduate student who meets the following criteria:
    1. is registered full-time in a graduate program at SFU;
    2. is a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident; and
    3. has demonstrated financial need.
  3. Eligible student expenses may include but are not limited to:
    1. funding for personal expenses such as food and rent;
    2. travel expenses for family emergencies;
    3. travel expenses for education purposes such as conferences; and
    4. registration fees for conferences and workshops.
  4. Applications for the award will be made via the graduate awards systems managed by the Office of Graduate Studies, and must be accompanied by:
    1. copy of most recent transcript; and
    2. a statement of financial need.
  5. The award will be granted by the Dean of Graduate Studies on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee.

Nov 2023 / GPSR129

A. John Ellis Graduate Entrance Scholarship in Business Administration entrance award By Nomination Only | View Approx. Award Value Business
 
This award is intended for a student who is active in social innovation and the non-profit sector, with preference given to those working internationally.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of the A. John Ellis Graduate Entrance Scholarship in Business Administration is to attract the best and brightest graduate students to the Beedie School of Business.
  2. The A. John Ellis Graduate Entrance Scholarship in Business Administration is a one-term award valued at a portion of the earned income from the endowment. If multiple awards are handed out, when possible, one of the scholarships each year will be awarded to a student who is active in social innovation and the nonprofit sector, with preference given to those working internationally.
  3. To be nominated, a student must be applying to enter a graduate program in the Beedie School of Business.
  4. The criteria for this award are:
    1. demonstrated academic and research excellence at the undergraduate level, and if applicable, at the graduate level, with particular emphasis on intellectual ability, originality and ability in research
    2. promise of outstanding achievement at the graduate level
  5. To receive the award, the student must be registered in the intended graduate program at SFU.
  6. This award may be held in conjunction with other awards made by Simon Fraser University or other agencies where permitted by those agencies.
  7. The award application and/or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. copies of all post-secondary transcripts
    2. a curriculum vitae summarizing scholastic achievements and work relevant to the aims of this scholarship
    3. evidence of professional activity in the social and nonprofit sector with preference given to those working internationally, in the event there are multiple awards available
  8. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee, upon the recommendation of the Dean of the Beedie School of Business.

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Revised: August 2017 / GESR154

Anil Patel Graduate Award in Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Technology By Application | View Approx. Award Value Business
 
This award is intended for a student enrolled in the Beedie School of Business who has demonstrated an interest in cryptocurrency or blockchain technology.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this award is to provide funding to graduate students enrolled in the Beedie School of Business who have demonstrated an interest in cryptocurrency or blockchain technology.
  2. One award will be offered annually, in any term, to a graduate student who fulfills the following criteria:
  3. Is enrolled in a graduate program in the Beedie School of Business;
    1. has demonstrated an interest in cryptocurrency or blockchain technology and;
    2. has demonstrated excellence in graduate level CGPA (3.50 or above) or has a minimum GMAT score of 600 or 
    3. has demonstrated professional experience based on work experience, leadership, entrepreneurship or innovation.
  4. This award may be held in conjunction with other awards made by Simon Fraser University or other agencies where permitted by those agencies.
  5. The award application or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. a current curriculum vitae
    2. copies of post-secondary transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable)
    3. a one page statement outlining the applicant’s demonstrated interested in cryptocurrency or blockchain technology
    4. one letter of reference from a faculty member familiar with the applicant’s work
  6. If a suitable candidate is not identified, the award may be disbursed in a subsequent term or year.
  7. The award will be granted by the Dean and Associate Provost, Graduate Studies on behalf of the Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee, upon the recommendation of the Associate Dean, Graduate Programs, Beedie School of Business.  

GPSR087

Arthur and Ancie Fouks Graduate Entrance Award in Public Service Entrance Award By Nomination Only | View Approx. Award Value Various Programs
 
This award is intended for an entering graduate student with a high level of public service. Students do not apply for this award - they must be nominated by the Graduate Program Chair of their new academic unit.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this endowed award is to recognize both outstanding academic performance and a high level of public service by a student entering a graduate program at Simon Fraser University.
  2. To be nominated, a student must be applying to enter a Master's or PhD program at Simon Fraser University.
  3. The selection criteria for this award are:
    1. demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate level and, if applicable, at the graduate level
    2. demonstrated excellence in public service (e.g., volunteer leadership, public office) prior to admission to the graduate program
    3. promise of outstanding achievement at the graduate level
    4. nomination by the department of intended enrolment
  4. To receive the award payment, the student must be registered in the intended graduate program at SFU.
  5. This award may be held in conjunction with other awards made by Simon Fraser University or other agencies where permitted by those agencies.
  6. The award application must include:
    1. Copies of all postsecondary transcripts
    2. One letter of reference from a faculty member familiar with the nominee's academic work and public service record
  7. The award will be made by the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee.

Revised: April 2015 / GESR087

Association of Women in Finance Graduate Scholarship By Nomination Only | View Approx. Award Value Business
 
This award is intended for an outstanding female student pursuing a graduate degree in the Beedie School of Business with past work experience in the field of finance and have future plans to pursue a career in the area of Finance.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of the Association of Women in Finance Graduate Scholarship is to recognize and reward an outstanding female student pursuing a graduate degree in the Beedie School of Business including the Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Science in Finance, and the Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) programs with past work experience in the field of finance and have future plans to pursue a career in the area of Finance.
  2. This award may be held in conjunction with other awards made by Simon Fraser University or other agencies where permitted by those agencies.
  3. The criteria for this award are:
    1. demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate level and, if applicable, at the graduate level
    2. registration at Simon Fraser University in a graduate program in the Beedie School of Business
    3. previous work experience in the field of Finance
    4. future career plans in the field of Finance
  4. Students must be nominated for the scholarship by the Associate Dean of the Graduate Programs in the Beedie School of Business. The award application and/or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. a letter from the Associate Dean of the Beedie School of Business describing the merits of the candidate
    2. a current, unofficial SFU transcript and a copy of the transcript of the most recent degree program completed
    3. a curriculum vitae summarizing scholastic achievements and work relevant to the aims of this scholarship
    4. a letter from the candidate detailing future work plans
    5. a letter of reference or other documentary evidence reflecting the candidate’s extracurricular activities such as volunteer work, service on or chairing community committees, mentoring, coaching or fundraising
  5. Preference will be given to female students with a history of volunteer/ community service experience.
  6. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the nomination of the Associate Dean of the Graduate Programs in the Beedie School of Business, and on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee.

Revised: September 2012 / GPSR013

Beedie Family Graduate Scholarship in the Beedie School of Business By Nomination Only | View Approx. Award Value Business
 
This award is intended to provide financial support for a student currently enrolled in or entering a graduate program in the Beedie School of Business.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of the Beedie Family Graduate Scholarship is to support graduate students currently enrolled in or those entering a graduate program in the Beedie School of Business. This includes students enrolled in the Master's, PhD or Certificate programs. The scholarship will allow the Beedie School of Business to reach into the community and recruit exemplary students for the various graduate programs.
  2. The Beedie Family Graduate Scholarship, valued at a minimum of $1,000, will be awarded annually from the income earned from the endowment fund. If sufficient funds are available and multiple students meet the criteria for this scholarship, multiple scholarships may be granted. In the event that a suitable candidate cannot be found, the income earned may be reinvested in the endowment to protect its value over time.
  3. The criteria for this award are:
    1. demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate and/or graduate level
    2. promise of outstanding achievement at the graduate level.
  4. To be eligible to receive the award, the prospective student must be currently enrolled or applying to enter a graduate program in the Beedie School of Business at SFU.
  5. This award may be held in conjunction with other awards made by Simon Fraser University or other agencies where permitted by those agencies.
  6. The award application and/or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. A current, unofficial SFU transcript and/or a copy of the official transcript of the most recent degree program completed
    2. A curriculum vitae summarizing scholastic achievements
    3. A nomination letter by the Associate Dean, Graduate Programs, Beedie School of Business, describing the academic merits and potential of the nominee
  7. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the nomination of the Associate Dean, Graduate Programs, Beedie School of Business, and on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee.

Revised: March 2017 / GESR 184

Bel Construction Graduate Scholarship in Business By Nomination Only | View Approx. Award Value Business
 
This award is intended to provide financial support for a student pursuing a graduate degree at the Beedie School of Business with a special interest in starting his/her own business.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this award is to provide financial support for a student pursuing a graduate degree at the Beedie School of Business with a special interest in starting his/her own business.
  2. The criteria for this award are:
    1. demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate and if applicable, at the graduate level
    2. registration at Simon Fraser University in a graduate program in the Beedie School of Business
    3. promise of outstanding achievement at the graduate level with an interest in starting a business
  3. Students must be nominated for this scholarship by the Associate Dean, Graduate Programs, Beedie School of Business. 
  4. The award application and/or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. a current, unofficial SFU transcript and/or a copy of the official transcript of the most recent degree program completed
    2. curriculum vitae summarizing scholastic achievements
    3. a brief outline of the student's plans regarding starting his/her own business
    4. a nomination letter by the Associate Dean, Graduate Programs, Faculty of Business Administration, describing the academic merits and potential of the nominee
  5. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies, on the nomination of the Associate Dean, Graduate Programs, Beedie School of Business, and on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee.

Revised: April 2015 / GESR025

Bert Henry Memorial Graduate Entrance Scholarship Entrance Award By Nomination Only | View Approx. Award Value Various programs
 
This award is intended for an entering student with a record of high academic performance and potential for significant contributions in their field of study. The award is paid over the first year of study. Students must be nominated by the Graduate Program Chair of their new academic unit.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The Bert Henry Memorial Graduate Entrance Scholarship is paid over three terms. One scholarship is normally awarded every two years subject to available funding.
  2. The criteria for this award are:
    1. high academic performance
    2. potential for significant contribution to the recipient's field of study
    3. a Master's degree, or be in the process of completing a Master's degree and planning to enter a Doctoral program at Simon Fraser University. New students who began their graduate program in the Spring term (January 1) are also eligible to apply
    4. full-time registration in a Doctoral program at SFU once the student is receiving the award payments. In programs where fees are assessed on a per-credit basis, the recipient must be taking at least 6 credits in order to hold the award
  3. Students must be nominated for this award by the Graduate Program Chair of the academic unit to which the student will be admitted. The nomination must be accompanied by:
    1. a current, unofficial SFU transcript and/or a copy of the official transcript of the most recent Masters degree program
    2. two letters of reference from a faculty member familiar with the applicant's work and research potential
    3. a current curriculum vitae
  4. The scholarship will be granted by the Dean of Graduate Studies on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee.

Revised: September 2021 / GPSR021

Bill Oliver Family Graduate Scholarship in Business By Nomination Only | View Approx. Award Value Business
 
This award is intended to provide financial support for a student pursuing study or research in the field of natural resource management or development.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of the Bill Oliver Family Graduate Scholarship in Business is to offer financial assistance to and reward an outstanding graduate student enrolled in the Beedie School of Business.
  2. The criteria for this scholarship are:
    1. demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate level and if applicable at the graduate level
    2. registration to enter or current enrollment in a Master's or Doctoral Program in the Beedie School of Business
    3. pursuing study or research in the field of natural resource management or development
  3. Students must be nominated for the scholarship by the Associate Dean, Graduate Programs, Beedie School of Business. The award application and/or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. A current, unofficial SFU transcript (if applicable) and/or a copy of the transcript of the most recent degree program completed
    2. one letter of reference from a faculty member familiar with the applicant's work
    3. an outline of the proposed program of studies, relevant to the aims of this scholarship
  4. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the nomination of the Associate Dean, Graduate Programs, Beedie School of Business, and on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee.

Revised: January 2014 / GESR 197

BMO Graduate Scholarship in Business By Nomination Only | View Approx. Award Value Business
 
This award is intended for a student pursuing, or intend to pursue, a graduate degree in Business Administration at the Segal Graduate School of Business.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this fellowship is to provide financial support for graduate students at Simon Fraser University who are pursuing, or intend to pursue, a graduate degree in Business Administration at the Segal Graduate School of Business.
  2. The award is tenable in the Fall term. Its value is subject to the income earned from its endowment fund and will increase as the endowment grows. When the endowment is fully funded, multiple awards may be offered.
  3. The criteria for this award are:
    1. full-time registration in a graduate program in the Segal Graduate School of Business at Simon Fraser University
    2. demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate and the graduate level if applicable
    3. promise of outstanding achievement with particular emphasis on research ability and originality
  4. This award may be held in conjunction with other awards made by Simon Fraser University or other agencies where permitted by those agencies.
  5. Students will be nominated for this award by the Dean of the Beedie School of Business. The award application and/or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. nomination letter describing the academic merits and potential of the nominee
    2. copies of all post secondary transcripts
  6. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies, on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee.

Revised: February 2012 / GESR156

BMO John Ellis Graduate Scholarship in Indigenous Business and Leadership Annual Award By Nomination Only | View Approx. Award Value EMBA IBL
 
This award is intended for an Indigenous graduate student enrolled in the EMBA in Indigenous Business and Leadership Program who has over eight years of work experience with at least six of these in a managerial or professional position.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of the award is to provide funding to Indigenous graduate students enrolled in the EMBA in Indigenous Business and Leadership Program.
  2. One award will be offered annually, in any term, to graduate students who fulfil the following criteria:
    1. are enrolled in the EMBA in Indigenous Business and Leadership in the Beedie School of Business;
    2. are of Indigenous heritage (defined as, in accordance to Canada's 1982 Constitution, First Nations, Metis, and Inuit peoples of Canada); and
    3. who demonstrate excellence in one of the following ways:
      1. Have achieved a minimum CGPA of 3.5 at the undergraduate level, and if applicable, in EMBA coursework; or
      2. Have a minimum of eight years of work experience with at least six of these in a managerial or professional position, with demonstrated evidence of accomplishments in leadership.
  3. This award may be held in conjunction with other awards made by Simon Fraser University or other agencies where permitted by those agencies.
  4. The award application and/or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. a current curriculum vitae; and
    2. copies of post-secondary transcripts. 
  5. If a suitable candidate is not identified, the award may be disbursed in a subsequent term or year.
  6. The award will be granted by the Dean and Associate Provost, Graduate Studies on behalf of the Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee, upon the nomination of the Program Director, EMBA in Indigenous Business and Leadership.

Revised: February 2019/ GPSR092

Bruce E. Welch Award for Science and Technology Commercialization By Nomination Only | View Approx. Award Value GCSTC
 
This award is intended for a student registered in the Graduate Certificate in Science and Technology Commercialization whose research shows promise for commercialization.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this award is to recognize and provide financial support to one or more graduate students in the Graduate Certificate in Science and Technology Commercialization in the Beedie School of Business whose research shows promise for commercialization.
  2. Awards will be granted to a student who fulfills the following criteria:
    1.  is registered at SFU in the Graduate Certificate in Science and Technology Commercialization 
    2. whose research shows promise for commercialization
    3. who demonstrates excellence in one of the following ways:
      1. has demonstrated academic excellence at the graduate level (defined as a CGPA of 3.50 or greater), or
      2. has demonstrated excellent professional experience and accomplishments
      3. has a minimum of 4 years of work experience in a leadership or management role, including professional research experience
      4. has demonstrated experience and accomplishments relevant to innovation
      5. has a minimum upper division (or final two year) CGPA of 3.0
  3. The award application and/or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. copies of post secondary transcripts
    2. copy of the applicant's CV
    3. one letter of reference from an individual familiar with the innovative nature of the applicant's work
    4. one page proposal describing the viability of their research for commercialization
  4. The scholarship will be granted by the Dean of Graduate Studies on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee, upon the nomination of the Academic Director, Graduate Certificate in Science and Technology Commercialization

Revised: September 2017 / GESR223

Business and Entrepreneurship Scholarships for Master's and PhD Students By Nomination Only | View Approx. Award Value Various Programs
 
This award is intended for students applying to a graduate business program at the Beedie School of Business.

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Award previously known as SFU Science & Technology Commercialization Scholarship

 

Terms of Reference

  1. The primary purpose of this scholarship is to increase entrepreneurship among SFU students in any graduate program at the Beedie School of Business.
  2. Scholarships are valued at a minimum of $1,000 each. Students are eligible to receive this award only once during their degree program.
  3. The scholarships will be awarded annually to graduate students who fulfill the following eligibility criteria:
    1. entering or registered full-time in any graduate program at the Beedie School of Business; and
    2. demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate and/or graduate level.
  4. Preference will be given to students who are engaged in or foster entrepreneurship and innovation.
  5. This scholarship may be held in conjunction with other funding, scholarships or awards granted by Simon Fraser University or other agencies as permitted by those agencies.
  6. Applications will be adjudicated via the graduate awards system managed by Graduate Studies. The application must include:
    1. copies of post-secondary transcripts; and
    2. one letter of reference from a faculty member familiar with the applicant's work.
  7. The scholarship will be granted by the Dean and Vise-Provost, Graduate Studies on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee, upon the nomination of the Associate Dean, Graduate Programs or their designate in the Beedie School of Business.

Revised: May 2024 / GPSR068

Cecelia Suragh Graduate Award in Business By Nomination | View Approx. Award Value Business
 
This award is intended for a student who holds an undergraduate degree in Science and is now pursuing a graduate degree at the Segal Graduate School of Business. Preference will be given to females with a Bachelor of Science undergraduate degree in life sciences.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this award is to provide financial support for graduate students at Simon Fraser University who are pursuing, or intend to pursue a graduate degree at the Segal Graduate School of Business, and who holds an undergraduate degree in science.
  2. The criteria for this award are:
    1. full-time registration in a graduate program in the Segal Graduate School of Business at Simon Fraser University
    2. demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate level, and if applicable, at the graduate level
  3. Preference will be given, in this order to:
    1. females with a bachelor of science undergraduate degree in life sciences; and
    2. any student with a bachelor of science undergraduate degree (in any other field of study)
  4. This award may be held in any term in conjunction with other awards made by Simon Fraser University or other agencies where permitted by those agencies.
  5. Student(s) should be nominated for this award by the Associate Dean, Graduate Studies, Segal Graduate School of Business. The award application and/or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. a nomination letter describing the academic merits and potential of the nominee
    2. copies of all post-secondary transcripts
  6. The final selection of a candidate for the award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies, on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee, based on the nomination of the Associate Dean of the Faculty of Business Administration.

Revised: April 2017 / GESR 183

CN Graduate Award in Indigenous Business and Leadership By Nomination Only | View Approx. Award Value EMBA IBL
 
These awards are intended for Indigenous students enrolled in the EMBA in Indigenous Business and Leadership Program, who have a minimum of eight years of work experience with at least six of these in a managerial or professional position, with demonstrated evidence of accomplishments in leadership.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of the award is to provide funding to Indigenous graduate students enrolled in the EMBA in Indigenous Business and Leadership Program.
  2. Six awards will be offered over two years, in any term, to graduate students who fulfill the following criteria:
    1. are enrolled in the EMBA in Indigenous Business and Leadership in the Beedie School of Business;
    2. are of Indigenous heritage (defined as, in accordance to Canada's 1982 Constitution, First Nations, Metis, and Inuit peoples of Canada); and
    3. demonstrate excellence in one of the following ways:
      1. have demonstrated academic excellence in the most recent degree program completed or in the EMBA in Indigenous Business and Leadership Program; or
      2. have demonstrated accomplishments in leadership; or
      3. have a minimum of eight years of work experience with at least six of these in a managerial or professional position, with demonstrated evidence of accomplishments in leadership.
  3. This award may be held in conjunction with other awards made by Simon Fraser University or other agencies where permitted by those agencies.
  4. The award application and/or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. a current curriculum vitae; and
    2. copies of post-secondary transcripts. 
  5. If a suitable candidate is not identified, the award may be disbursed in a subsequent term or year.
  6. The award will be granted by the Dean and Associate Provost, Graduate Studies on behalf of the Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee, upon the nomination of the Director of Indigenous Programs at the Beedie School of Business.

Revised: February 2019 / GPSR093

CN/Joe Segal Graduate Entrepreneurship Award in Business By Nomination Only | View Approx. Award Value Business
 
This award is intended for a student pursuing a degree in the Beedie School of Business who has demonstrated involvement in entrepreneurial endeavours.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this award is to provide financial support for a graduate student at Simon Fraser University who is pursuing a graduate degree in the Beedie School of Business.
  2. Its value is subject to the income earned from its endowment fund, and will increase as the endowment grows.
  3. To be considered eligible, candidates should demonstrate their involvement in entrepreneurial endeavours by providing their CV and cover letter describing their interest and involvement in entrepreneurial pursuits, and including a letter of reference from a mentor or supervisor of the candidate’s work.
  4. The criteria for this award are:
    1. full-time registration in a graduate program in the Beedie School of Business
    2. demonstrated entrepreneurial activities as outlined in point 3 above
    3. demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate and the graduate level if applicable
  5. This award may be held in conjunction with other awards made by Simon Fraser University or other agencies where permitted by those agencies.
  6. Students must be nominated for this award by the Chair, Beedie School of Business Graduate Committee. The award application and/or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. a nomination letter describing the academic merits and potential of the nominee
    2. copies of all post secondary transcripts
    3. supporting documents as outlined in Point 3 above
  7. The final selection of a candidate for the award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee.

Revised: April 2015 / GESR124

CPA Graduate Award in Indigenous Business and Leadership By Nomination Only | View Approx. Award Value Business
This award valued at a minimum of $5000, will be granted annually in any term to an Indigenous graduate student enrolled in the EMBA in Indigenous Business and Leadership program, and having the intent to pursue a career in accounting.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of the award is to provide funding to Indigenous graduate students enrolled in the EMBA in Indigenous Business and Leadership Program
  2. One award, valued at $5,000, will be granted in any term, to graduate students who fulfill the following criteria:
    1. are enrolled in the EMBA in Indigenous Business and Leadership in the Beedie School of Business;
    2. are of Indigenous heritage (defined as, in accordance to Canada's 1982 Constitution, First Nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples of Canada); and
    3. have the intent to pursue a career in accounting.
  3. This award may be held in conjunction with other awards made by Simon Fraser University or other agencies where permitted by those agencies.
  4. Applications for the award will be made using the graduate awards system managed by Graduate Studies and must be accompanied by:
    1. Copies of post-secondary transcripts; and
    2. One-page letter describing the applicant’s intent to pursue a career in accounting.
  5. If a suitable candidate is not identified, the award may be disbursed in a subsequent term or year
  6. The award will be granted by the Dean and Vice-Provost, Graduate Studies on behalf of the Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee, upon the nomination of the Associate Director,Graduate programs or their designate in the Beedie School of Business.

March 2024

Daniel Janzen Memorial Graduate Scholarship By Application | View Approx. Award Value Program Varies Yearly
 
This award supports a student pursuing a master's degree in Economics or Political Science, a Master's degree in the Beedie School of Business, or Masters Degree in Public Policy. Preference will be given to a student from the University of the Fraser Valley. This scholarship will be rotated between Political Science (2022), Beedie School of Business (2023), Public Policy (2024) and Economics (2025).

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this award is to provide financial support for a student pursuing a Master's degree in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences in either Economics or Political Science, a Master's degree in the Beedie School of Business, or Masters Degree in Public Policy. Preference, when possible, will be given to a student coming to Simon Fraser University from the University of the Fraser Valley.
  2. The Daniel Janzen Memorial Graduate Scholarship is awarded annually and will be valued at a portion of earned income on the Endowment. The Scholarship will be rotated between Economics, Political Science, the Beedie School of Business and the Public Policy Masters Program.
  3. The criteria for this award are:
    1. demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate level and, if applicable, at the graduate level
    2. registration at Simon Fraser University in the Faculty of Arts Masters degree program in Economics or Political Science, a Master's degree in the Beedie School of Business, or Masters Degree in Public Policy
  4. This award may be held in conjunction with other awards made by Simon Fraser University or other agencies where permitted by those agencies.
  5. The award application or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. copies of all post-secondary transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable)
    2. a concise outline of the proposed program of studies
    3. one letter of reference from a faculty member familiar with the applicant’s work
  6. The completed application and all supporting documents must be received by the department of enrolment.
  7. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee.

Revised: November 2013 / GESR068

Darcy and Karina Biagioni Family Graduate Scholarship Entrance Award By Nomination Only | View Approx. Award Value Various Programs
 
This award is intended to help attract the best and brightest graduate students to SFU by providing financial support to graduate students entering a masters or PhD program at SFU.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this scholarship is to help attract the best and brightest graduate students to SFU by providing financial support to graduate students entering a masters or PhD program at SFU.
  2. One scholarship valued at a minimum of $50,000, split over the first 2 years of the program, will be granted to a student who fulfils the following criteria:
    1. is accepted to and will be registered full-time in a masters or PhD program at SFU;
    2. has achieved excellent academic standing at the graduate level and, if applicable at the undergraduate level; and
    3. has demonstrated promise of outstanding achievement at the graduate level with particular emphasis on intellectual ability, originality and ability in research.
  3. This scholarship may be held in conjunction with other awards made by Simon Fraser University or other agencies where permitted by those agencies.
  4. A student may be granted the scholarship only once during their SFU academic career.
  5. Students must be nominated for the scholarship by the Graduate Program Chair of their academic unit. Nominations should be made through the online Grad Awards, Application and Adjudication System (GA3) and must be accompanies by:
    1. a nomination letter; and
    2. copies of all post-secondary transcripts.
  6. The scholarship will be granted by the Dean and Associate Provost, Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee.

November 2023/GPSR109

Deloitte Graduate Entrance Scholarship in the Master of Financial Risk Management Program Entrance Award By Nomination Only | View Approx. Award Value Business (Master's of Finance)
 
This award is intended to provide financial support for full-time students entering the Master of Financial Risk Management Program. This student demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate level.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The Deloitte Graduate Entrance Scholarship in the Master of Financial Risk Management Program provides financial support to full-time students entering the Master of Financial Risk Management Program.
  2. The criteria for this award are:
    1. Demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate level and, if applicable, at the graduate level
    2. Full-time registration at Simon Fraser University in the Master of Financial Risk Management Program
    3. Promise of outstanding achievement with particular emphasis on intellectual ability, originality and ability in research
  3. Students must be nominated for the Deloitte Graduate Entrance Scholarship in the Master of Financial Risk Management Program by the Associate Dean, Graduate Programs, Beedie School of Business. The award application and/or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. copies of all post-secondary transcripts
    2. a concise outline of the proposed program of studies and research
    3. a current curriculum vitae detailing employment experience
    4. a letter of nomination describing the applicant’s suitability as a candidate
  4. This award may be held in conjunction with other awards made by Simon Fraser University or other agencies where permitted by those agencies.
  5. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee, and on the nomination from the Associate Dean, Graduate Programs, Beedie School of Business.

Revised: February 2012 / GESR085

Don and Pat Hudson Scholarship in International Business Relations By Nomination Only | View Approx. Award Value Business
 
This award is intended to recognize and to provide financial support for a student studying international business relations as part of their graduate business degree.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of the Don & Pat Hudson Scholarship in International Business Relations is to recognize and provide financial support to a student studying international business relations as part of their graduate business degree.
  2. One scholarship, valued at the maximum annual spending allocation of the endowment fund, will be granted annually, in the fall term, to a student who fulfills the following criteria:
    1. has demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate and the graduate level;
    2. is registered at Simon Fraser University in a graduate degree program through the Beedie School of Business; and
    3. is studying international business relations as part of their graduate business degree.
  3. This scholarship may be held in conjunction with other awards made by Simon Fraser University or other agencies where permitted by those agencies.
  4. The award application and/or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. copies of all post-secondary transcripts;
    2. a one-page description of the applicant's demonstrated involvement or experience in international business; and
    3. one letter of reference from a faculty member who is familiar with the applicant’s research work.
  5. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies, on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee, with the recommendation of the Academic Director of MBA Programs and the Associate Dean of the Beedie School of Business.

Revised: January 2017 / GESR132

Dr. Donald, Eleanor, and Laurie Rix Biotechnology Management of Technology MBA Graduate Scholarships By Nomination Only | View Approx. Award Value MOT-MBA, GCSTC
 
This award is intended for a student in the MOT-MBA Program or the Graduate Certificate in Science and Technology Commercialization program. Preference should still be given to students in the Biotechnology stream of the MOT-MBA program.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of the Dr. Donald, Eleanor, and Laurie Rix Biotechnology Management of Technology MBA Graduate Scholarships is to provide financial support for students in the Management of Technology MBA program or the Graduate Certificate in Science and Technology Commercialization program. Preference should still be given to students in the Biotechnology stream of the Management of Technology MBA program
  2. The criteria for this award are:
    1. demonstrated academic excellence
    2. registration at Simon Fraser University in the Management of Technology MBA Graduate Program or the Graduate Certificate in Science and Technology Commercialization program in the Beedie School of Business
    3. preference will be given to graduate students in the Biotechnology stream of the Management of Technology MBA program.
    4. promise of outstanding achievement with particular emphasis on intellectual ability, originality and ability in research.
  3. This award may be held in conjunction with other awards made by Simon Fraser University or other agencies where permitted by those agencies.
  4. The student must be nominated for the award by the Associate Dean, Graduate Programs, Beedie School of Business. The award application and/or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. a nomination letter
    2. a current, unofficial SFU transcript and copies of other post-secondary transcripts, if applicable
    3. a curriculum vitae summarizing scholastic achievements and work relevant to the aims of this scholarship
    4. one letter of reference from either a Faculty member or employer
  5. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies, on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee

Revised: September2017 / GESR130

Dr. Donald, Eleanor, and Laurie Rix Biotechnology Management of Technology MBA Graduate Entrance Scholarship Entrance Award By Nomination Only | View Approx. Award Value Business MOT/MBA (Biotechnology stream)
 
This award is intended for a student entering the MOT-MBA Program or the Graduate Certificate in Science and Technology Commercialization program. Preference should still be given to students in the Biotechnology stream of the MOT-MBA program.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of the Dr. Donald, Eleanor, and Laurie Rix Biotechnology Management of Technology MBA Graduate Entrance Scholarship is to provide financial support for a student entering the Management of Technology MBA Program or the Graduate Certificate in Science and Technology Commercialization program. Preference should still be given to students in the Biotechnology stream of the Management of Technology MBA program. 
  2. The Rix Entrance Scholarship is a two-term award.
  3. The criteria for this award are:
    1. demonstrated academic excellence
    2. admission and registration in the Management of Technology MBA Graduate Program or the Graduate Certificate in Science and Technology Commercialization program in the Beedie School of Business
    3. preference will be given to graduate students in the Biotechnology stream of the Management of Technology MBA program.
    4. promise of outstanding achievement with particular emphasis on intellectual ability, originality and ability in research
  4. This award may be held in conjunction with other awards made by Simon Fraser University or other agencies where permitted by those agencies.
  5. The student must be nominated for the award by the Associate Dean, Graduate Programs, Beedie School of Business. The award application and/or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. a nomination letter
    2. copies of all post-secondary transcripts
    3. a curriculum vitae summarizing scholastic achievements and work relevant to the aims of this scholarship
    4. one letter of reference from either a Faculty member or employer
  6. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee.

Revised: September 2017 / GESR131

Dr. Hari Sharma Foundation Annual Graduate Scholarship By Application | View Approx. Award Value Various Programs
 
This award is intended to recognize and reward an outstanding student pursuing a graduate degree, whose field of study is of benefit to the South Asian community and pertains to South Asian history, culture, politics, or diaspora.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of the Dr. Hari Sharma Foundation Annual Graduate Scholarship is to recognize and reward an outstanding student pursuing a graduate degree, whose field of study is of benefit to the South Asian community and pertains to South Asian history, culture, politics, or diaspora.
  2. One scholarship will be awarded each year.
  3. The criteria for this award are:
    1. demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate level and, if applicable, at the graduate level
    2. registration at Simon Fraser University in a graduate program
    3. demonstrated research focus on a topic of benefit to the South Asian community and related to the areas of South Asian history, culture, politics or diaspora
  4. This award may be held in conjunction with other awards made by Simon Fraser University or other agencies where permitted by those agencies.
  5. Application is made on the Graduate Awards Application System and must be accompanied by:
    1. a concise description (one page or less) of the proposed or actual thesis research project
    2. curriculum vitae summarizing scholastic achievements and work relevant to the aims of this scholarship
    3. two letters of reference: one letter of reference from the student's supervisor confirming the student's research focus on South Asian history, culture, politics, or diaspora, and a second letter of reference from someone other than the supervisor who is familiar with the applicant's research abilities
    4. a current unofficial SFU transcript and a copy of the transcript of the most recent degree program completed
  6. The completed application and all supporting documents must be received by the department of enrolment.
  7. The scholarship will be awarded by the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee.

Revised: April 2017 / GPSR057

Dr. L.B. Peter Rae Memorial Award in Business Ethics By Nomination Only | View Approx. Award Value Business
 
This award is intended to provide financial support for a student pursuing an MBA or EMBA whose thesis or project addresses issues in business ethics.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of the Dr. L.B. Peter Rae Memorial Award in Business Ethics is to recognize a student pursuing an MBA or EMBA whose thesis or project addresses issues in business ethics.
  2. The Dr. L.B. Peter Rae Memorial Award in Business Ethics is a one-term award valued at a portion of the income available from the Endowment.
  3. The criteria for this award are:
    1. full-time registration, at the time of application, at Simon Fraser University in the MBA or EMBA graduate program in the Beedie School of Business
    2. submission of a paragraph of a topic concerning business ethics and why it is important to the student
  4. This award may be held in conjunction with other awards made by Simon Fraser University or other agencies where permitted by those agencies.
  5. The thesis or MBA project should be submitted to the Beedie School of Business Awards Committee and will be adjudicated by two permanent faculty members. No award will be made if, in the opinion of the referees, a suitably high standard has not been reached. Students are advised to consult with faculty regarding the suitability of their proposed thesis or project subject.
  6. The completed application and all supporting documents must be received by the department of enrolment.
  7. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies, on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee.

Revised: February 2012 / GESR077

Duncan and Jean McEachran Memorial Prize in Canadian Business By Nomination Only | View Approx. Award Value Business
 
This prize is intended to recognize a student in a graduate degree program in the Beedie School of Business whose thesis or project essay addresses issues in Canadian Business.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this prize is to recognize a student in a graduate degree program in the Beedie School of Business whose thesis or project essay addresses issues in Canadian Business.
  2. The criteria for this award are:
    1. current enrolment at Simon Fraser University a graduate program in the Beedie School of Business
    2. demonstrated academic excellent at the graduate level
    3. completion of an outstanding thesis or project essay on any topic concerning Canadian Business
  3. This award may be held in conjunction with other awards made by Simon Fraser University or other agencies where permitted by those agencies.
  4. Students must be nominated for this award by the Associate Dean, Graduate Programs, Beedie School of Business upon the recommendation of the Awards Committee.
  5. The award application and/or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. A current, unofficial SFU transcript
    2. A copy of the nominated work
    3. A nomination letter by an adjudicating faculty member describing the academic merits of the work
  6. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee, based on the recommendations of the Associate Dean of the Graduate Programs in the Beedie School of Business and the Awards Committee.

Revised: April 2015 / GESR167

EMBA Alumni Annual Graduate Scholarship entrance award By Nomination Only | View Approx. Award Value Business
 
This award is intended for a student entering or enrolled in the EMBA program in the Beedie School of Business, who has demonstrated career progression and outstanding leadership or service to the community.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this scholarship is to attract and provide financial support for outstanding graduate students entering or enrolled in the EMBA program in the Beedie School of Business.
  2. The criteria for this award normally are:
    1. demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate level, and if applicable, at the graduate level
    2. demonstrated career progression and potential for future career achievements
    3. demonstrated outstanding leadership or service to the community
  3. This award may be held in conjunction with other awards made by Simon Fraser University.
  4. The award application and/or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. copies of all post-secondary transcripts
    2. a current CV detailing employment experience
    3. a letter of nomination
  5. The scholarship will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee.

Revised: August 2017 / GPSR019

Flight 752 Graduate Memorial Scholarship By Application | View Approx. Award Value Various Programs
 
This scholarship is intended to recognize and provide financial support to one or more graduate students in any Faculty who are pursuing a graduate degree at Simon Fraser University. Applicants must have contributed to the advancement of Persian culture and the Iranian community through volunteerism or research in Canada or in the applicant's country of origin.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this scholarship is to recognize and provide financial support to one or more graduate students in any Faculty who are pursuing a graduate degree at Simon Fraser University.
  2. One scholarship will be granted annually, in any term, to a student who fulfills the following criteria:
    1. is registered at Simon Fraser University in a graduate program in any faculty;
    2. has demonstrated academic excellence at the graduate or undergraduate level;
    3. shows promise of originality and creativity in research; and
    4. has contributed to the advancement of Persian culture and the Iranian community through volunteerism or research in Canada or in the applicant's country of origin.
  3. Preference will be given to an entering student.
  4. This scholarship may be held in conjunction with other scholarships made by Simon Fraser University or other agencies where permitted by those agencies.
  5. Applications will be adjudicated via the Graduate Awards, Application and Adjudication System  (GA3) managed by Graduate Studies, and must be accompanied by:
    1. a current, unofficial transcript or a copy of the official transcript of the most recent degree program completed;
    2. one letter of reference from a faculty member familiar with the applicant's work;
    3. a current curriculum vitae; and
    4. a one-page statement outlining the applicant's contributions to the advancement of Persian culture and the Iranian community through volunteerism or research.
  6. The scholarship will be granted by the Dean of Graduate Studies on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee.

May 2021 / GPSR110

The Fort Capital Partners Graduate Scholarship in Invention to Innovation | View Approx. Award Value Business
 
This award supports student(s) in the Graduate Certificate for Science and Technology Commercialization (i2I) program, who demonstrate academic excellence and innovation.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this scholarship is to recognize and provide financial support to one or more graduate students in the Graduate Certificate for Science and Technology Commercialization (i21) program at Simon Fraser University who demonstrate academic excellence and promise of outstanding achievement at the graduate level with a particular emphasis on innovation.
  2. One or more scholarships, valued at a minimum of $5,000, will be granted annually in any term to students who fulfill the following criteria:
    1. have demonstrated academic excellence at the graduate level and if applicable, at the undergraduate level;
    2. are registered at Simon Fraser University in the Graduate Certificate in Science and Technology Commercialization; and
    3. have demonstrated promise of outstanding achievement at the graduate level with particular emphasis on innovation.
  3. This scholarship may be held in conjunction with other awards made by Simon Fraser University or other agencies where permitted by those agencies.
  4. Applications will be adjudicated via the graduate awards system managed by Graduate Studies, and must be accompanied by:
    1. copies of post-secondary transcripts;
    2. one letter of reference from a faculty member familiar with the applicant's work; and
    3. a short Innovation Statement, which includes a potential innovation idea to develop, a brief description of experience in research and development, motivation for joining the program and future goals.
  5. If a suitable candidate is not identified, the scholarship may be disbursed in a subsequent term or year.
  6. The scholarship will be granted by the Dean of Graduate Studies on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee, upon the nomination of the Associate Dean, Graduate Programs or their designate.
Graduate Entrance Scholarship in Business Administration entrance award By Nomination Only | View Approx. Award Value Business
 
This award is intended for a student entering or enrolled in the EMBA program in the Beedie School of Business, who has demonstrated career progression and outstanding leadership or service to the community.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this award is to provide financial support for a student entering a graduate degree program in the Beedie School of Business.
  2. The Graduate Entrance Scholarship in Business Administration is a one-semester award valued at a portion of the earned income from the endowment.
  3. The criteria for this award are:
    1. demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate level and, if applicable, at the graduate level
    2. admittance at Simon Fraser University in a graduate program in the Beedie School of Business.
  4. This award may be held in conjunction with other awards made by Simon Fraser University or other agencies where permitted by those agencies.
  5. The award application and/or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. copies of all postsecondary transcripts
    2. one letter of reference from an individual familiar with the applicant's professional or academic accomplishments
  6. The completed application and all supporting documents must be received by the department of enrolment.
  7. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the recommendation of the Faculty of Business Administration Graduate Program Committee, on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee.

Revised: January 2017 / GESR092

HSBC Graduate Award in Business By Nomination Only | View Approx. Award Value Business
 
This award is intended to provide financial support for a student who is pursuing, or intends to pursue, a graduate degree in the Beedie School of Business.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this award is to provide financial support to graduate students at Simon Fraser University who are pursuing, or intend to pursue, a graduate degree in the Beedie School of Business.
  2. The award is an annual award disbursed over two terms. Its value is subject to the income earned from its endowment fund and will increase as the endowment grows.
  3. The criteria for this award are:
    1. registration in a graduate program in the Beedie School of Business
    2. demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate and the graduate level
    3. promise of outstanding achievement with particular emphasis on research ability and originality
    4. demonstrated financial need
  4. This award may be held in conjunction with other awards made by Simon Fraser University or other agencies where permitted by those agencies.
  5. Students must be nominated for this award by the Dean of the Beedie School of Business.  The award application and/or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. a nomination letter describing the academic merits and potential of the nominee, and their financial need if applicable
    2. copies of all post-secondary transcripts
    3. a statement of financial need
  6. The final selection of a candidate for the award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies, on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee.

Revised: August 2012 / GESR125

IODE Seaman Morley Scott Memorial Graduate Scholarship By Application | View Approx. Award Value Various Programs
This memorial graduate scholarship award is intended to provide financial support for a female graduate student who is Canadian citizen and has a CGPA above 3.50.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The eligibility criteria for this award are:
    1. female Canadian citizen
    2. registration at Simon Fraser University in a graduate program
    3. cumulative grade point average of at least 3.5
  2. The award application or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. copies of all post-secondary transcripts
    2. a concise outline of the proposed program of studies
    3. a curriculum vitae
    4. one letter of reference from a faculty member familiar with the applicant's work
  3. The completed application and supporting documents must be received by the department of enrolment.
  4. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee.

Revised: February 2012 / GESR067

John and Leanne Rooney Graduate Scholarship By Nomination Only | View Approx. Award Value Business (Master's)
 
This multi-year scholarship is to attract and provide financial support for outstanding graduate students in a master's degree program at the Beedie School of Business.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of the multi-year scholarship is to attract and provide financial support for outstanding graduate students in a master's degree program at the Beedie School of Business.
  2. The scholarship is intended to support the same student throughout their education at SFU, provided they continue to meet the eligibility requirements every term. When the student recipient is no longer eligible (e.g. they have graduated), a new student recipient will be selected.
  3. The criteria for the scholarship are as follows:
    1. demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate or graduate level;
    2. registered full-time in a master's degree program in the Beedie School of Business; and
    3. demonstrated career progression and potential for future career achievements.
  4. The scholarship can be renewable for the duration of the student's degree program, as long as the student recipient continues to demonstrate academic excellence at the graduate level.
  5. The award application and/or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. copies of post-secondary transcripts;
    2. a current curriculum vitae detailing employment experience; and
    3. a nomination letter describing the merits of the student if they are entering their first year of their graduate program at SFU; or
    4. a letter of reference from an SFU faculty member verifying the student is making excellent academic progress in the program. A letter of reference is needed on an annual basis for renewal of the scholarship. The letter must also include the approximate date of completion of the degree.
  6. The nomination must be submitted annually in order for disbursement of the scholarship, including nominations for renewal.
  7. If a suitable candidate is not identified, the award may be granted in a subsequent term or year.
  8. The award will be granted by the Dean of Graduate Studies on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee, upon the nomination of the Associate Dean, Graduate Programs, Beedie School of Business.

Revised: March 2017 / GESR212

Knud George Pedersen International Graduate Students Fund Endowment By Application | View Approx. Award Value Various Programs
The purpose is to provide support for international graduate students with unforeseen or unmet expenses and may also support programs and initiatives designed to enhance the educational experience for international graduate students.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose is to provide support for international graduate students with unforeseen or unmet expenses and may also support programs and initiatives designed to enhance the educational experience for international graduate students. Expenditure amount and type will be at the discretion of the Dean and Associate Provost, Graduate Studies or their designate.
  2. Eligible student expenses may include but are not limited to:
    - funding for personal expenses such as food and rent;
    - travel expenses for family emergencies;
    - travel expenses for education purposes such as conferences; and
    - registration fees for conferences and workshops.
  3. To be eligible for this award, students must:
    1. be designated as international students; and
    2. be enrolled either full-time or part-time in a graduate program at SFU.
  4. This award may be held in conjunction with other awards made by Simon Fraser University or other agencies where permitted by those agencies.
  5. The application will be made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must be accompanied by:
    1. a copy of the SFU transcript; and
    2. statement of financial need.
  6. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee.

October 2020 / GESR240

Kirk Hill and Scott Powell Graduate Scholarship for International Students By Nomination | View Approx. Award Value Business
This award is intended for international graduate students in the Beedie School of Business who have demonstrated academic excellence and/or professional achievement.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of these scholarships is to provide funding to international graduate students in the Beedie School of Business.
  2. One or more scholarships, valued at a minimum of $5,000 each, will be granted in any term to International graduate students who fulfill the following criteria:
    1. are entering or enrolled in any graduate program within the Beedie School of Business; and
    2. have demonstrated academic excellence and/or professional achievement at the graduate level and/or at the undergraduate level, as applicable.
  3. This scholarships may be held in conjunction with other awards made by Simon Fraser University or other agencies where permitted by those agencies.
  4. Applications for the scholarships will be made using the graduate awards system managed by Graduate Studies and must be accompanied by:
    1. copies of post-secondary transcripts; and
    2. one letter of reference from a faculty member familiar with the applicatnt's academic and/or professional background.
  5. If a suitable candidate is not identified, the scholarships may be disbursed in a subsequent term or year.
  6. The scholarships will be granted by the Dean and Vice-Provost, Graduate Studies on behalf of the Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee, upon the nomination of the Associate Dean, Graduate Program or their designate in the Beedie School of Business.

Apr 2024 / GPSR132

Kruger Products Bicultural Graduate Entrance Fellowship Entrance Award By Nomination Only | View Approx. Award Value Various Programs
 
This award is intended for an entering graduate students who has a previous degree from within the Province of Quebec. The award is paid over the first two terms of study. Students do not apply for this award - they must be nominated by the Graduate Program Chair of their new academic unit.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of the Kruger Products Bicultural Graduate Entrance Fellowship is to encourage and facilitate the interchange of knowledge and ideas between the people of British Columbia and Quebec through graduate students from the Province of Quebec studying at Simon Fraser University.
  2. The criteria for this award are:
    1. registration at Simon Fraser University in a graduate program after completion of a previous degree at a university in the Province of Quebec
    2. demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate level and, if applicable, at the graduate level
    3. promise of outstanding achievement at the graduate level with particular emphasis on intellectual ability, originality and ability in research.
    4. full-time registration in a graduate program at SFU once the student is receiving the award payments
  3. Students must be nominated for this award by the Graduate Program Chair of the academic unit to which the student will be admitted. The nomination must be accompanied by:
    1. a copy of the official transcript of the program completed at a university in the Province of Quebec
    2. two letters of reference from a faculty member familiar with the applicant's work and research potential
    3. a current curriculum vitae
  4. The scholarship will be granted by the Dean of Graduate Studies on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee.

Revised: March 2017 / GESR011

Leith Wheeler Executive MBA in Indigenous Business and Leadership Award By Nomination Only | View Approx. Award Value EMBA IBL
 
This award is intended for a student who is entering the EMBA Indigenous Business and Leadership Program in the Beedie School of Business and has a demonstrated history of leadership in business, community, or public service.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this award is to recognize and provide financial support to a graduate student who is entering the EMBA Indigenous Business and Leadership Program in the Beedie School of Business. 
  2. One award will be granted annually, in any term, to a student who fulfills the following criteria:
    1. demonstrated academic excellence at the graduate level or in the most recent degree program completed, or demonstrates potential for academic excellence at the graduate level;
    2. is registered at Simon Fraser University in the EMBA in Indigenous Business and Leadership Program in the Beedie School of Business; and
    3. has a demonstrated history of leadership in business, community, or public service.
  3. This award may be held in conjunction with other awards made by Simon Fraser University or other agencies where permitted by those agencies, but funding per student should not exceed reasonable costs to participate in the program.
  4. The award application and/or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. copies of post-secondary transcripts;
    2. one letter of reference from a faculty member, or other individual, familiar with the applicant's work;
    3. a current curriculum vitae
    4. a personal statement of goals related to the aims of the EMBA in Indigenous Business and Leadership; and 
    5. a statement of financial resources available for the program.
  5. If a suitable candidate is not identified, the award may be disbursed in a subsequent term or year.
  6. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies, on behalf of the Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee, upon the nomination of the Program Director of the Executive MBA in Indigenousl Business and Leadership.

Revised: January 2017 / GPSR065

Lin Perceval Graduate Scholarship in Business By Application | View Approx. Award Value MOT MBA
 
This scholarship is intended to provide financial support for a female graduate business student in the Management of Technology program.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this scholarship is to recognize and provide financial support to female graduate students in the Management of Technology program.
  2. At least one scholarship will be granted annually in any term to female graduate students who meet the following criteria:
    1. are enrolled full-time at Simon Fraser University in the Management of Technology program at the Beedie School of Business;
    2. have demonstrated academic excellence at the graduate level and if applicable, at the undergraduate level; and
    3. have promise of outstanding achievement at the graduate level.
  3. This scholarship can be used to support the same female student in her second year in the Management of Technology program.
  4. This scholarship may be held in conjunction with other awards made by Simon Fraser University or other agencies where permitted by those agencies.
  5. Students must be nominated for the scholarship by the Associate Dean, Graduate Programs, Beedie School of Business.
  6. The award application or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
  7. A current, unofficial SFU transcript and/or copy of the official transcript of the most recent degree program completed;
    1. a curriculum vitae summarizing scholastic achievements; and
    2. a nomination letter by the Associate Dean, Graduate Programs, Faculty of Business Administration, describing academic merits and potential of the nominee.
  8. The scholarship will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the nomination of the Associate Dean, Graduate Programs, Beedie School of Business, and on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee.

Revised: August 2019 / GPSR095

Lloyd Carr-Harris Foundation Graduate Award in Indigenous Business and Leadership By Nomination Only | View Approx. Award Value EMBA IBL
 
This award is intended to provide funding for Indigenous graduate students enrolled in the EMBA Indigenous Business and Leadership program.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of the award is to provide funding to Indigenous graduate students enrolled In the EMBA Indigenous Business and Leadership program. 
  2. At least two awards wlll be offered, in any term, to graduate students who fulfill the following criteria:
    1. are enrolled in the EMBA In Indigenous Business and Leadership in the Beedle School of Business
    2. are of Indigenous heritage (defined as, In accordance to Canada's 1982 Constitution, First Nations, Metls, and Inuit peoples of Canada)
    3. demonstrate excellence in one of the following ways:
      1. have demonstrated academic excellence in the most recent degree program completed or in the EMBA in Indigenous Business and Leadership Program
      2. have demonstrated accomplishments in leadership
      3. have a minimum of eight years of work experience with at least six of these in a managerial or professional position, with demonstrated evidence of accomplishments In leadership.
  3. This award may be held in conjunction with other awards made by Simon Fraser University or other agencies where permitted by those agencies.
  4. Applications are made on the online Grad Awards, Application and Adjudication System (GA3) and must be accompanied by:
    1. a current curriculum vitae
    2. copy of the post secondary transcript
  5. The award will be made by the Dean and Associate Provost, Graduate Studies, on behalf of the Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee, upon the nomination of the Director of Indigenous Programs at the Beedle School of Business.

Revised: November 2019 / GPSR097

LOLA pROJECTS gRADUATE aWARD IN sPECIAL cOLLECTIONS By Application | View Approx. Award Value Various Programs
 
This award recognizes graduate students who show evidence of scholarly interest or creative achievement related to dance, choreography or movement-related holdings at the Simon Fraser university Special Collections & Rare Books division

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this award is to attract and provide financial support to graduate students of any academic discipline who use materials held at the SFU Library Special Collections & Rare Books (SCRB) as part of their research. The award recognizes graduate students who show evidence of scholarly interest or creative achievement related to dance, choreography, or movement-centred research holdings at the Simon Fraser University Special Collections & Rare Books division.
  2. One or more awards, valued at a minimum of $2,000 each, will be granted annually in any term to students who fulfill the following criteria:
    1. are enrolled full-time in a graduate program in the term of eligibility;
    2. have demonstrated academic achievement in the most recent degree program completed; and
    3. have demonstrated scholarly or creative interests in the Simon Fraser University Special Collections dance and/or choreography-related materials.
  3. This award may be held in conjunction with other awards made by Simon Fraser University or other agencies where permitted by those agencies.
  4. Applications for the award will be made to the Library, and must be accompanied by:
    1. copies of official post-secondary transcripts;
    2. one letter of reference from a faculty member familiar with the applicant's work; and
    3. a one-page essay (500 words or less) from the applicant that outlines their research and its relevance to an archival dance/choreography/movement-related collection at Simon Fraser University (SCRB).
  5. If a suitable candidate is not identified, the award may be disbursed in a subsequent term or year.
  6. The award will be granted by the Dean of Graduate Studies on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee, upon the nomination by the Dean of Libraries and the Head of Special Collections & Rare Books.

Feb 2024

Methanex Annual Graduate Scholarship in Business Administration By Nomination Only | View Approx. Award Value Business (with Exceptions)
 
This award is intended to provide financial support for an outstanding student enrolled in the full-time MBA program (excluding EMBA, MOT, FRM).

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of the Methanex Annual Graduate Scholarship in Business Administration is to award an outstanding student enrolled in the full-time MBA program (excluding EMBA, MOT, FRM).
  2. This award may be held in conjunction with other awards made by Simon Fraser University or other agencies where permitted by those agencies.
  3. The criteria for this award are:
    1. demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate level and, if applicable, at the graduate level
    2. full-time registration in the MBA program at the Segal Graduate School of Business at Fraser University
    3. Students must be nominated for the scholarship by the Associate Dean, Graduate Program, the Beedie School of Business. The award application and/or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    4. a current, unofficial SFU transcript and a copy of the official transcript of the most recent degree program completed
    5. a curriculum vitae summarizing scholastic achievements and work relevant to the aims of this scholarship
    6. a nomination letter by the Associate Dean, Graduate Programs, the Beedie School of Business, describing the academic merits and potential of the nominee
  4. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the nomination of the Associate Dean, Graduate Programs, the Beedie School of Business, and on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee.

Revised: March 2015 / GPSR001

Michael Geller Graduate Scholarship in Urban Development By Application | View Approx. Award Value Various Programs
 
This award is intended to recognize and provide financial support for an outstanding Master’s or PhD student whose research is in urban development.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of the Michael Geller Graduate Scholarship in Urban Development is to provide financial support to a Master’s or PhD student whose research is in urban development.
  2. The Michael Geller Graduate Scholarship is a one-term award valued at a portion of the earned income from the endowment.
  3. The criteria for this award are:
    1. full-time registration at Simon Fraser University in a graduate program
    2. demonstrated academic and research excellence at the post-graduate level with particular emphasis on intellectual ability, originality and ability in research
  4. This award may be held in conjunction with other awards made by Simon Fraser University or other agencies where permitted by those agencies.
  5. The award application or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. a current, unofficial SFU transcript OR an official transcript from the most recent degree program at another post-secondary institution
    2. a concise description (one page or less) of the proposed or actual thesis research project
    3. a curriculum vitae summarizing scholarship achievements and work relevant to the aims of this scholarship
    4. two letters of reference: one letter of reference from the student’s supervisor and a second letter of reference from someone other than the supervisor who is familiar with the applicant’s research abilities
  6. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee.

Revised: April 2017 / GESR142

Michael Stevenson Graduate Scholarship By Application | View Approx. Award Value Various Doctoral Programs
 
This award is intended for a student enrolled in a doctoral program who has demonstrated research excellence at the postgraduate level with particular emphasis on intellectual ability, originality and ability in research.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this award is to provide financial support for students enrolled in a doctoral program at Simon Fraser University.
  2. The Michael Stevenson Graduate Scholarship is a three-term award and it is tenable during three consecutive academic terms in Fall, Spring, and Summer.
  3. The criteria for this award are:
    1. demonstrated academic excellence at the graduate level
    2. full-time registration in a doctoral program in any Faculty at SFU
    3. demonstrated research excellence at the postgraduate level with particular emphasis on intellectual ability, originality and ability in research
  4. This award may be held in conjunction with other awards made by Simon Fraser University or other agencies where permitted by those agencies.
  5. The award application or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. current, unofficial SFU transcript and a copy of the official transcript of the most recent degree program complete
    2. resume summarizing scholastic achievements and work relevant to the aims of this scholarship
    3. letter of reference from the student’s senior supervisor describing the candidate’s research abilities
  6. Student applications are normally accepted at the departmental level. One nomination from each Department is submitted to Graduate Studies and forwarded to the Faculty offices.
  7. The selection of a successful candidate(s) in each Faculty will be made by the Faculty Graduate Studies Committee from the departmental nominations received. One nomination from each Faculty Dean will be forwarded to Graduate Studies, who will make the final selection from among the Faculty nominations received, on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee.

Revised: September 2021 / GESR 181

Nancy McKinstry Graduate Scholarship for Leadership By Nomination Only | View Approx. Award Value Business
 
This award is intended for a female student entering a graduate program in the Beedie School of Business in which women are currently under-represented and where increased participation from women is needed most.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of the SFU Nancy McKinstry Graduate Scholarship for Leadership is to support a female student entering a graduate program in the Beedie School of Business in which women are currently under-represented and where increased participation from women is needed most. This award will allow us to reach into the community and recruit and support women who may avoid enrolling in a graduate studies program in the Beedie School of Business for economic reasons.
  2. One scholarship will be awarded annually to a student applying to one of the Segal Graduate programs at the Beedie School of Business. Preference will be given to applicants who have a minimum of five years of professional and/or managerial experience with a passion for advancing diversity in the workplace.
  3. The criteria for this award are:
    1. demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate level and if applicable, at the graduate level
    2. preference will be given to applicants who have a minimum of five years of professional and/or managerial experience
    3. preference will be given to applicants who have done exemplary work in advancing gender diversity in the workplace or their extracurricular activities such as, but not limited to, volunteer work, service on or chairing community committees, mentoring, coaching or fundraising
    4. to receive the award, the student must be registered in the intended graduate program at SFU
  4. This award may be held in conjunction with other awards made by Simon Fraser University or other agencies where permitted by those agencies.
  5. Students must be nominated for the scholarship by the Associate Dean, Graduate Programs, Beedie School of Business. The award application or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. a letter from the Associate Dean of the Beedie School of Business describing the merits of the candidate
    2. a copy of the transcript of the most recent degree program completed
    3. a curriculum vitae summarizing scholastic achievements and work relevant to the aims of this scholarship
  6. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies, on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee, upon the nomination of the Associate Dean, Graduate Programs, Beedie School of Business.

Revised: June 2013 / GESR160

NorthPac Forestry Group Ltd. Graduate Award in Indigenous Business and Leadership By Nomination Only | View Approx. Award Value EMBA IBL
 
This award is intended for a student entering or enrolled in the EMBA Indigenous Business and Leadership Program with a demonstrated history of community leadership.

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Terms of Reference

The NorthPac Forestry Group Ltd. Graduate Award in Indigenous Business and Leadership was established in 2015 with a generous minimum two year commitment from NorthPac Forestry Group Ltd. Two awards will be granted annually to entering or continuing students enrolled in the Executive Master of Business Administration in Indigenous Business and Leadership program at Simon Fraser University.

  1. The purpose of the award is to offer financial assistance to and reward deserving students entering or enrolled in the EMBA Indigenous Business and Leadership Program.
  2. The awards will be disbursed to students who fulfill the following criteria:
    1. demonstrated academic achievement in the most recent degree program completed or in the EMBA in Indigenous Business and Leadership Program;
    2. demonstrated history of community leadership; and,
    3. enrollment in the EMBA in Indigenous Business and Leadership Program.
  3. The award application and/or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. a current, unofficial SFU transcript and/ or a copy of the transcript of the most recent degree program completed;
    2. one letter of reference from a faculty member familiar with the applicant's work (if the applicant is a continuing student); and,
    3. a current curriculum vitae; and,
    4. a personal statement of goals related to the aims of the EMBA in Indigenous Business and Leadership Program.
  4. The completed nomination and all supporting documentation must be received by the
    office of the Dean of Graduate Studies from the Program Director.
  5. The award will be granted by the Dean of Graduate Studies on behalf of the Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee, upon the nomination of the Program Director, EMBA in Indigenous Business and Leadership.

Revised: January 2017 / GPSR077

Peter Legge Graduate Volunteer Leadership Award in Business By Nomination Only | View Approx. Award Value Business
 
This award is intended for a student in the Beedie School of Business at the Segal Graduate School of Business, with demonstrated involvement in unpaid volunteer activities.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this award is to provide financial support for a graduate student at Simon Fraser University who is pursuing, or entering, any graduate program in the Beedie School of Business at the Segal Graduate School of Business.
  2. To be considered eligible, candidates should demonstrate their involvement in unpaid volunteer activities by providing their curriculum vitae and cover letter describing their volunteerism, the length of service and time-commitment dedicated to such interests, and including a letter of reference from a supervisor of the candidate’s volunteer work.
  3. The criteria for this award are:
    1. full-time registration in a graduate program in the Segal Graduate School of Business at Simon Fraser University
    2. demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate and, if applicable at the graduate level
    3. promise of outstanding achievement with particular emphasis on research ability and originality
    4. demonstrated volunteer activities as outlined in Point 2 above
  4. This award may be held in conjunction with other awards made by Simon Fraser University or other agencies where permitted by those agencies.
  5. Students must be nominated for this award by the Dean of the Beedie School of Business. The award application or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. a nomination letter describing the academic merits and potential of the nominee
    2. copies of all post secondary transcripts
    3. supporting documents as outlined in Point 2 above
  6. The final selection of a candidate for the award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee.

Revised: November 2012 / GESR123

Premier Diversified Holdings Graduate Award By Nomination Only | View Approx. Award Value GCSTC
 
This award is intended to recognize a student in the Graduate Certificate in Science and Technology Commercialization program whose research has the potential to contribute to high impact economic and social innovation.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this award is to recognize an SFU student in the Graduate Certificate in Science and Technology Commercialization program whose research has the potential to contribute to high impact economic and social innovation.
  2. One award will be granted annually to a student who fulfills the following criteria:
    1. demonstrated academic excellence at the graduate level;
    2. registration at Simon Fraser University in either a Master's or Doctoral program;
    3. registration in the Graduate Certificate in Science and Technology program; and
    4. has completed or is engaged in research that has the potential to contribute to high impact economic and social innovation.
  3. This award may be held in conjunction with other awards made by Simon Fraser University or other agencies where permitted by those agencies.
  4. The award application or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. copies of post-secondary transcripts;
    2. one letter of reference from a faculty member familiar with the applicant's work; and
    3. one-page letter describing how their research has the potential to contribute to high impact economic and social innovation.
  5. If a suitable candidate is not identified, the award may be disbursed in a subsequent term or year.
  6. The award will be granted by the Dean of Graduate Studies on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee, upon the nomination of the Academic Director of the Graduate Certificate in Science and Technology Commercialization program.

Revised: January 2017 / GESR209

RBC Award in Indigenous Business and Leadership By Nomination Only | View Approx. Award Value EMBA IBL
 
This award provides funding to Indigenous graduate students enrolled in the EMBA Indigenous Business and Leadership Program who have demonstrated entrepreneurial accomplishments or who show entrepreneurial potential.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this award is to provide funding to Indigenous graduate students enrolled in the EMBA Indigenous Business and Leadership Program who have demonstrated entrepreneurial accomplishments in the professional sphere or who show entrepreneurial potential as demonstrated through their academic work. 
  2. Recipients will have fulfilled one of the following sets of eligibility criteria: Awards based on demonstrated entrepreneurial accomplishments in the professional sphere or Awards based on entrepreneurial potential as demonstrated through academic work
  3. For awards based on demonstrated entrepreneurial accomplishments in the professional sphere, students must:
    1. have demonstrated entrepreneurial accomplishments in the professional sphere
    2. be enrolled in the EMBA in Indigenous Business and Leadership Program
    3. be of Indigenous heritage (defined as, in accordance to Canada's 1982 Constitution, First Nations, Metis, and Inuit peoples of Canada)
    4. have excellent professional experience, defined as 8 years of work experience with at least 6 of these in a managerial or professional position
    5. The award application or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
      1. a current curriculum vitae
      2. documentation of entrepreneurial accomplishments in the professional sphere
      3. one letter of reference from an individual who can attest to the applicant's entrepreneurial accomplishments
  4. For awards based on entrepreneurial potential as demonstrated through academic work, students must:
    1. be enrolled in the EMBA in Indigenous Business and Leadership Program
    2. have achieved a minimum CGPA of 3.5 in coursework completed in the EMBA in Indigenous Business and Leadership Program
    3. be of Indigenous heritage (defined as, in accordance to Canada's 1982 Constitution, First Nations, Metis, and Inuit peoples of Canada)
    4. demonstrated entrepreneurial potential through coursework completed in the EMBA in Indigenous Business and Leadership or other post-secondary program
    5. The award application or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
      1. copies of post-secondary transcripts
      2. document of coursework completed in the EMBA in Indigenous Business and Leadership or other post-secondary program that demonstrates entrepreneurial potential
      3. a current curriculum vitae
      4. one letter of reference from an individual who can attest to the applicant's entrepreneurial potential demonstrated by submitted coursework
  5. The award will be granted by the Dean and Associate Provost, Graduate Studies on behalf of the Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee, upon the nomination of the Program Director of the EMBA in Indigenous Business and Leadership. The nomination must be accompanied by a letter of recommendation from the Program Director referencing which award option the student is nominated for.

Revised: June 2017 / GPSR074

RGF Integrated Wealth Management - Clay Gillespie Endowment Fund By Nomination Only | View Approx. Award Value Master's of Finance
 
This award supports a student pursuing a graduate degree with the Master of Science in Finance program at the Beedie School of Business.

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Terms of Reference

The Endowment supporting the RGF Integrated Wealth Management - Clay Gillespie Graduate Scholarship was established at Simon Fraser University in 2018 with a generous gift from Clay Gillespie.

  1. One or more scholarships will be granted annually in any term, over two terms, to students who meet the following criteria: 
    1. are enrolled full-time in the term of eligibility;
    2. are pursuing a graduate degree with the Master of Science in Finance program at the Beedie School of Business;
    3. are in excellent academic standing;
    4. have demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate and the graduate level, if applicable; and
    5. promise outstanding achievement with particular emphasis on research and originality.
  2. Students must be nominated for the scholarship by the Associate Dean, Graduate programs, the Beedie School of Business. The award application or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. a current, unofficial SFU transcript and a copy of the official transcript of the most recent degree program completed; and 
    2. a nomination letter describing the academic merits and potential nominee. 
  3. Successful applicants will receive this award upon registration to the Master of Science in Finance at the Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University. The scholarship may be held in conjunction with other awards made by Simon Fraser University or other agencies where permitted by those agencies. The scholarship will be granted by the Dean and Associate Provost, Graduate Studies on behalf of the Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee, upon the nomination of the Associate Dean in the Beedie School of Business. Successful applicants will receive this award upon registration to the Master of Science in Finance at the Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University.  

Revised: January 2019 / GESR226

Scotiabank Graduate Award in Business By Nomination Only | View Approx. Award Value Business
 
This award is intended to to provide financial support for graduate students who are pursuing, or intend to pursue, a graduate degree at the Beedie School of Business.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this award is to provide financial support to for graduate students at Simon Fraser University who are pursuing, or intend to pursue, a graduate degree at the Beedie School of Business.
  2. The award is an annual award, disbursed over two terms. Its value is subject to the income earned from its endowment fund and will increase as the endowment grows.
  3. The criteria for this award are as follows:
    1. registration in a graduate program in the Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University
    2. demonstrated academic excellence
    3. promise of outstanding achievement
  4. This award may be held in any term in conjunction with other awards made by Simon Fraser University or other agencies where permitted by those agencies.
  5. Student(s) must be nominated for the Scotiabank Graduate Award in Business by the Associate Dean of the Beedie School of Business. The award application or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. a nomination letter describing the academic merits and potential of the nominee and their financial need if applicable
    2. copies of all post-secondary transcripts
    3. a statement of financial need
  6. The final selection of a candidate for the award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies, on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee, based on the nomination of the Associate Dean of the Beedie School of Business.

Revised: March 2017 / GESR141

Scotiabank Graduate Scholarship for Women By Nomination Only | View Approx. Award Value Business
 
This award is meant to attract and provide support for a female student in a Master of Business Administration degree program at Simon Fraser University, who demonstrates the potential for success in business. Preference will be given, where possible, to a candidate who is, or has been, an entrepreneur, or who plans to study entrepreneurship as part of her degree.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this award is to attract and provide financial support for female graduate students in a Master of Business Administration degree program at Simon Fraser University, who demonstrate the potential for success in business. Preference will be given, where possible, to a candidate who is, or has been, an entrepreneur, or who plans to study entrepreneurship as part of her degree.
  2. The Scotiabank Graduate Scholarship for Women is a two-term award valued at a portion of the interest earned from the Endowment Fund.
  3. The criteria for this award are:
    1. full- or part-time registration at Simon Fraser University in a Master’s program in the Beedie School of Business 
    2. demonstrated academic excellence
    3. preference will be given to a candidate who can demonstrate entrepreneurial experience
    4. where no candidate with entrepreneurial experience is identified, criteria a) and b) will apply
  4. This award may be held in conjunction with other awards made by Simon Fraser University or other agencies where permitted by those agencies.
  5. The student must be nominated for the award by the Associate Dean, Graduate Programs, Beedie School of Business. The award application or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. a nomination letter
    2. copies of all post-secondary transcripts, if applicable
    3. a concise description of the proposed or actual research
    4. a curriculum vitae summarizing scholastic achievements and work relevant to the aims of this scholarship
    5. one letter of reference from someone other than their supervisor who is familiar with the applicant’s research ability
  6. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee.

Revised: July 2017 / GESR108

Simons Foundation Doctoral Entrance Fellowship Entrance Award By Nomination Only | View Approx. Award Value Various Doctoral Programs
 
This award is intended for an entering female PhD student whose research work has potential for significant contributions to society. The award value is paid over the first three terms of studies. Students do not apply for this award - they must be nominated by the Graduate Program Chair of their new academic unit.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The Simons Foundation Doctoral Entrance Fellowship is targeted to a female student entering a Doctoral program at Simon Fraser University, whose research work has potential for significant contributions to society. New students who began their graduate program in the most current spring term (January) are also eligible for consideration.
  2. The criteria for this award are:
    1. demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate level and, if applicable, at the graduate level with particular emphasis on dedication to the subject matter
    2. promise of outstanding achievement at the doctoral level
    3. the proposed thesis research topic must be of an applied nature with potential for significant contributions to society
    4. demonstrated understanding of the importance of the human dimension in the chosen field of research
  3. During the tenure of the award, the recipient must be registered full-time in a Doctoral program at Simon Fraser University. In programs where fees are assessed on a per-credit basis, students must be taking at least six credits to be eligible to hold the award.
  4. Students must be nominated for this award by the Graduate Program Chair of the academic unit to which the student will be admitted. The nomination must be accompanied by:
    1. a current, unofficial SFU transcript and/or a copy of the official transcript of the most recent graduate program completed
    2. two letters of reference from a faculty member familiar with the applicant's work and research potential
    3. a concise description (one page) of the proposed or actual thesis research project
    4. a current curriculum vitae
  5. Departmental nominations are normally due to the Office of Graduate Studies.
  6. The scholarship will be granted by the Dean of Graduate Studies on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee.

Revised: September 2021 / GESR012

TCG International Graduate Scholarship in Business Administration By Nomination Only | View Approx. Award Value Business
 
This award is intended to provide support for a graduate student in a Master’s program in the Beedie School of Business. To be eligible for the award, the student must be a BC resident.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of the TCG International Graduate Scholarship in Business Administration is to provide support for a graduate student in a Master’s program in the Beedie School of Business. To be eligible for the award, the student must be a BC resident.
  2. The TCG International Graduate Scholarship in Business Administration is a two-term award valued at a portion of the earned income from the Endowment Fund.
  3. The criteria for this award are:
    1. demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate level and, if applicable, at the graduate level
    2. registration in a Master’s program in the Segal Graduate School of Business, Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University
    3. promise of outstanding achievement at the graduate level
    4. student must be a BC resident
  4. This award may be held in conjunction with other awards made by Simon Fraser University or other agencies where permitted by those agencies.
  5. Students must be nominated for this award by the Associate Dean, Graduate Programs, Beedie School of Business.  The award application or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. a nomination letter from the Associate Dean, Graduate Programs, Beedie School of Business, describing the academic merits and potential of the nominee
    2. a current, unofficial SFU transcript if a current student and a copy of the official transcript of the most recent degree program completed
    3. a curriculum vitae summarizing scholastic and work or other achievements
    4. a letter of reference from a former instructor or employer or community member familiar with the student’s potential
  6. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies on the nomination of the Associate Dean, Graduate Programs, Beedie School of Business, and on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee.

Revised: February 2012 / GESR017

University Women’s Club of Vancouver Annual Graduate Award in Business By Nomination Only | View Approx. Award Value Business
This award is meant to attract and provide financial support for female students who are pursuing, or intend to pursue a graduate degree in which women are under-represented in the Beedie School of Business. Candidates must be a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant.

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Terms of Reference

The purpose of the University Women’s Club of Vancouver Annual Graduate Award in Business is to attract and provide financial support for female students who are pursuing, or intend to pursue a graduate degree in which women are under-represented in the Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University.

  1. The criteria for this award are:
    1. Registration in a graduate program in which women are under-represented in the Segal Graduate School of Business at Simon Fraser University
    2. Candidates must be a Canadian citizen or landed immigrant
    3. Demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate level and, if applicable, at the graduate level
  2. This award may be held in conjunction with other awards made by Simon Fraser University or other agencies where permitted by those agencies.
  3. The student must be nominated for this award by the Associate Dean of the Beedie School of Business. The award application or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. A nomination letter describing the academic merits and potential of the nominee and their financial need if applicable
    2. Copies of all post-secondary transcripts
  4. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies, on behalf of the Senate Graduate Award Adjudication Committee, upon receipt of the nomination from the Associate Dean of the Segal Graduate School of Business in the Beedie School of Business.

Revised: February 2012 / GPSR054

Vancity Executive MBA in Indigenous Business and Leadership Graduate Award By Nomination Only | View Approx. Award Value EMBA IBL
 
The purpose of this award is to offer financial assistance to and reward deserving student(s) entering or enrolled in the EMBA Indigenous Business and Leadership Program. The ideal candidate has a demonstrated history of community leadership.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this award is to offer financial assistance to and reward deserving student(s) entering or enrolled in the EMBA Indigenous Business and Leadership Program. 
  2. The award(s) will be disbursed to student(s) who fulfill the following criteria:
    1. Demonstrated academic achievement in the most recent degree program completed or in the EMBA Indigenous Business and Leadership Program, or demonstrates potential for academic excellence at the graduate level;
    2. Demonstrated history of community leadership;
    3. Enrollment in the EMBA Indigenous Business and Leadership Program;
    4. Expressed financial need; and
    5. Resident(s) of British Columbia  
  3. Students must be nominated for the award by the Program Director, Executive MBA in Indigenous Business and Leadership. The award application or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. a current, unofficial SFU transcript and/ or a copy of the transcript of the most recent degree program completed
    2. a personal statement of goals related to the aims of the EMBA in Indigenous Business Leadership Program
    3. a current curriculum vitae
    4. one letter of reference from a faculty member familiar with the applicant's work (if the applicant is a continuing student)
  4. The completed application and all supporting documents should be submitted directly to the office of the Program Director, Executive MBA in Indigenous Business and Leadership.
  5. The completed nomination and all supporting documentation must be received by the Office of Graduate Studies from the Program Director of the Executive MBA in Indigenous Business and Leadership.
  6. The award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies, on behalf of the Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee, upon the nomination of the Program Director of the Executive MBA in Indigenous Business and Leadership.

Revised: April 2015 / GPSR066

Waterhouse Graduate Fellowship in Organizational Change and Innovation By Application | View Approx. Award Value Various Programs
 
This award is intended to provide financial support for a graduate student whose research focus is on organizational change and innovation.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The purpose of this fellowship is to provide financial support for a graduate student whose research focuses is on organizational change and innovation.
  2. The Fellowship is an annual award, disbursed over two terms in the Fall and Spring. Its value is subject to the income earned from its endowment fund and will increase as the endowment grows.
  3. The criteria for this award are:
    1. registration in a graduate program at Simon Fraser University
    2. demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate level and, if applicable, at the graduate level
    3. indication of interest in issues related to innovation and change management
    4. promise of outstanding achievement at the graduate level with particular emphasis on research ability and originality
  4. This award may be held in conjunction with other awards made by Simon Fraser University or other agencies where permitted by those agencies.
  5. The award application or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. copies of all post-secondary transcripts, for the first year graduate student, or a current unofficial SFU transcript, for students past their first year of graduate study
    2. a concise outline of the proposed or actual program of studies pertaining to sustainability, organizational change and innovation
    3. two confidential letters of reference
  6. The final selection of a candidate for the award will be made by the Dean of Graduate Studies, on behalf of the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee.

Revised: April 2017 / GESR159

The William & Ada Isabelle Steel Memorial Scholarship By Application | View Approx. Award Value Various Programs
 
This award is intended to support a graduate student who is engaged in, or planning to engage in, research which requires work outside the Lower Mainland of British Columbia.

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Terms of Reference

  1. The William and Ada Isabelle Steel Memorial Graduate Scholarship is intended to support travel, accommodation, and related research expenses. One scholarship is awarded per year.
  2. To be eligible to apply, a student must:
    1. be enrolled in a graduate program at Simon Fraser University
    2. be engaged in, or planning to engage in, research which requires work outside the Lower Mainland of British Columbia.
  3. The criteria for this award are:
    1. demonstrated academic excellence at the undergraduate level and, if applicable, at the graduate level
    2. evidence of outstanding achievement at the graduate level, with particular emphasis on intellectual ability, originality and ability in research
  4. This award is paid over three consecutive terms starting in the Fall term.
  5. During tenure of the award, the recipient must be registered full-time in a graduate program at Simon Fraser University. In programs where fees are assessed on a per-credit basis, students must be taking at least six credits to be eligible to hold the award. If a recipient wishes to register "on-leave" or "part-time" for one term, a deferment of the scholarship should be requested by writing to the Dean of Graduate Studies. Permission will be granted in exceptional circumstances only.
  6. The Steel Scholarship recipient may accept other scholarship support from external sources and/or from awards administered by SFU. Effective Fall 2021, if the total of the Steel Scholarship and the other support exceeds $60,000 per annum, the value of the Steel Scholarship will be reduced so that the total equals $60,000. 
  7. The Steel Memorial Graduate Scholarship is intended to provide students with a period of time that they can devote largely to graduate studies and research. Departments may build this principle into their criteria for awarding this scholarship. There is no restriction on Steel Scholarship recipients receiving income for other work during the tenure of the scholarship, except as noted in Point 6. Recipients should be aware that some external awards may restrict students from holding a scholarship at the same time as the external award.
  8. The award is made by the Senate Graduate Awards Adjudication Committee after a University-wide competition in which departmental recommendations are considered.
  9. The award application or nomination is made using the Graduate Awards Application System and must include:
    1. SFU transcript
    2. Autobiographical sketch and statement of research interests and goals
    3. List of scholarly publications
    4. List of other scholarship or financial support held or applied for.
    5. Three letters of reference from Faculty members familiar with the student's academic and research potential.
    6. A current curriculum vitae

Revised: September 2021 / GESR013