Financial Aid

SFU students receive more national awards than any other comprehensive university in Canada

Ranked by Maclean's 2021 University Rankings

We believe everyone should be able to acquire a best-in-class science degree. Search through the scholarships, aids and awards we offer to ease the financial burden.


Prospective students are encouraged to apply for Entrance Scholarships while current students may apply for a wide range of scholarships. These scholarships recognize outstanding academic achievement and are available to Canadian and International students.  

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The Work-Study Program is an excellent way to earn a supplemental income and gain valuable experience connecting with various members of the SFU community. Recognizing that a student's first commitment is to their studies, Work-Study hours are flexible, on-campus and supervised.

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Bursaries are a supplementary source of funding for students with demonstrated financial need. Both Canadian and International students are eligible.

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Student Loans  

Government student loans provide funding to qualifying students based on demonstrated financial need.  

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Awards are given in recognition of distinguished intellectual, cultural, social, or athletic contributions to our community.

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