Entrance - New Students

High School - Awards & Bursaries

All Entrance Awards and Bursaries for Fall 2022 have been awarded.
Successful recipients were notified by email.

Financial Need-Based Awards & Bursaries

SFU offers several bursaries and awards to assist students for whom the cost of attending university would be a significant barrier to accepting their admission to Simon Fraser University.

To be eligible, applicants must have a demonstrated need. In addition, applicants must have grades in the 80% range in courses required for their selected program or the minimum IB diploma score required for admission (excluding predicted bonus points).

Only one application is required.

Canadian/PR Applicants: By submitting a complete application and supporting documentation (if required), you will be considered for full list below.

International Applicants: By submitting a complete application and supporting documentation (required), you will be considered for only the H.Y. Louie and Lohn Entrance Awards

Fairfax Entrance Bursary

  • Value: $30,000 ($3,000 x 10 installments over 5 years max)
  • Number: 2
  • Minimum 90% admission evaluation required
  • Citizenship: Canadian or Permanent Resident of Canada
  • Must be graduating from a Canadian High School

Alan and Margaret Eyre Entrance Bursary

  • Value: $20,000 ($2,500 x 8 installments over 4 years max)
  • Number: 2
  • Must be admitted and majoring in an undergraduate degree program in the Beedie School of Business
  • Citizenship: Canadian or Permanent Resident of Canada
  • Must be graduating from a Canadian High School

Erm Fiorillo-Hal Davis CKNW Orphan's Fund Bursary

  • Value: $10,000 ($5,000 x 2 installments)
  • Number: varies
  • Citizenship: Canadian or Permanent Resident of Canada
  • Must be a single parent graduating from a BC high school 
Supporting Documents Required:
  • One (1) completed CKNW Supplemental Form

H.Y. Louie and Lohn Entrance Award 

  • Value: $5,000 (1 installment)
  • Number: 25
  • Citizenship: Any
Supporting Documents Required:
  • One (1) Community Reference Letter
  • A summary of your achievements and activities demonstrating your involvement:
    provide clear, consise details about your volunter work, school or community inovlvement, extracurricular activities, and artistic or athletic interests (500 words max)

Y.P. Heung Foundation Entrance Award

  • Value: $3,000 (1 installment)
  • Number: 15
  • Citizenship: Canadian or Permanent Resident of Canada
  • Must be admitted to the Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences or Faculty of Science
  • At least three (3) of these awards will be made available to Indigenous students
Supporting Documents Required:
  • One (1) Community Reference Letter
  • A summary of your achievements and activities demonstrating your involvement:
    provide clear, consise details about your volunter work, school or community inovlvement, extracurricular activities, and artistic or athletic interests (500 words max)

Deadline:

Fall Term only: April 30, 2022

Application Status: Closed

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

The application form and any required supporting documents must be submitted via email by the deadline date. Follow the instructions on the application form.

Entrance Award and Bursary Applicants coming from a BC/Yukon regular secondary school must self-report their grades by the deadline date.

Indigenous Awards

Indigenous Student Entrance Award

  • Value: $2,500 (one installment)
  • Number: varies
  • Awarded in: Fall term only
  • Applicants will have demonstrated involvement within the Indigenous community through service and/or cultural contribution. Recipients would demonstrate this through their commitment to engagement, leadership and social justice within their community and would be selected based on their ability to demonstrate how their current and future experience(s) are inclusive of the 4Rs (Kirkness & Barnhardt, 1991): Respect, Relevance, Reciprocity, and Responsibility. 
  • Must be Canadian Indigenous
Supporting Documents Required:
  • One (1) Community Reference Letter
  • Documentation of your Indigenous heritage: photocopy or scan of your Status or M├ętis card (front & back)

For those who do not have membership or documentation that verifies Indigenous ancestry for various reasons (i.e., due to colonization, displacement, non-status, adoption, etc.), we acknowledge that this may be difficult or upsetting process. We will make every effort to ensure it is done in a culturally safe and trauma-informed way. Please contact Madison Chad, the Indigenous Student Recruiter at indigenous_students@sfu.ca or (778) 782-5428 for support.

Deadline:

Fall Term only: extended to May 31, 2022

Application Status: Closed

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

The application form and required supporting documents must be submitted via email by the deadline date. Follow the instructions on the application form.

Entrance Award Applicants coming from a BC/Yukon regular secondary school must self-report their grades by the deadline date.