Canadian Aboriginal Students

Bursaries for Continuing Students

Bursaries are awarded to continuing SFU students based on demonstrated financial need. Some bursaries are available specifically for Aboriginal students. The Financial Aid and Awards department administers bursaries for undergraduate and graduate students.

For information on undergraduate and graduate bursaries available to Aboriginal students, see below.

Please note:  You do not need to specify the individual bursaries for which you want to apply.  If you are eligible, you will be considered for all available bursaries.


New students entering their first term at SFU are also eligible for these bursaries, provided they meet all requirements. See below.

Undergraduate Bursaries

For general information on SFU undergraduate bursaries, including how to apply, see the Undergraduate Bursaries page. The bursaries listed below are specifically for Aboriginal students, unless otherwise noted:

  • Aboriginal Student Bursary Program
  • The Allan and Margrit Maynard PDP Bursary (generally available with preference for Aboriginal students)
  • Andrew Petter and Maureen Maloney Undergraduate Bursary for Aboriginal Students
  • First Nations Student Association Bursary
  • Laura (Pat) Band and Richard W. Band Bursary for First Nations Students
  • Mary Steinhauser Aboriginal Bursary
  • Squamish Nation Bursary

Graduate Bursaries

For general information on SFU graduate bursaries, including how to apply, see the Graduate Bursaries page. The bursaries listed below are specifically for Aboriginal students, unless otherwise noted:

  • Aboriginal Student Bursary Program
  • First Nations Student Association Bursary
  • The Geoff Madoc-Jones Memorial Bursary (generally available with preference Aboriginal students)
  • Laura (Pat) Band and Richard W. Band Bursary for First Nations Students
  • Squamish Nation Bursary