Entrance - New Students

High School Applicants - Scholarships

The application for Fall 2023 is now open.

Recipients for Fall 2023 will be notified from March to May 2023.

SFU Undergraduate Scholars Entrance Scholarships - Application Required

The SFU Undergraduate Scholars Entrance Scholarship (USES) Program is designed to attract and engage both domestic and international high school applicants who demonstrate potential to enrich the university community through ongoing academic and community contributions. 

Minimum requirements to be considered for the USES

  • Applying to SFU for the Fall term
  • Currently completing final year of high school OR graduated from high school in the past year and have not enrolled in any post-secondary courses
  • Have grades in the 90% range in courses required for admission to primary program OR 31 IB points, excluding predicted bonus points
  • Demonstrate excellence in both academic and extracurricular activities
  • Can have two complete references – due by January 31, 2023
  • Can complete all items on Student Centre To Do List – due by January 31, 2023

If you meet all the requirements above, you are encouraged to apply for the USES!

USES Program Scholarships

For Canadian/Permanent Resident Applicants Only

Scholarship Name

Value

Description

SFU Undergraduate Scholars Entrance Scholarship with Distinction

~ $27,000

Covers tuition and mandatory supplementary fees for completion of undergraduate degree. Scholarship value depends on and matches the cost of the program(s) of study and the cost of tuition at the time.
SFU Undergraduate Scholars Entrance Scholarship with Distinction and Scholars Living Allowance

~ $27,000 + $7,000 per term

Covers tuition and mandatory supplementary fees for completion of undergraduate degree. Scholarship value depends on and matches the cost of the program(s) of study and the cost of tuition at the time. varies depending on program of study. Includes a living allowance of $7000 per term.
SFU Surrey Close to Home Entrance Scholarship

$20,000

8 payments of $2,500

The Darcy and Karina Biagioni Family Entrance Scholarship $50,000 8 payments of $6,250
The Shein and Amynmohamed Rajan Family Undergraduate Entrance Scholarship in Computing Science $40,000 8 payments of $5,000

For International Applicants Only

Scholarship Name

Value

Description

SFU International Undergraduate Scholars Entrance Scholarship with Distinction

~ $130,000

Covers tuition and mandatory supplementary fees for completion of undergraduate degree. Scholarship value depends on and matches the cost of the program(s) of study and the cost of tuition at the time. varies depending on program of study.
SFU International Undergraduate Scholars Entrance Scholarship with Distinction and Scholars Living Allowance

~$130,000 +$7,000 per term

Covers tuition and mandatory supplementary fees for completion of undergraduate degree. Scholarship value depends on and matches the cost of the program(s) of study and the cost of tuition at the time. varies depending on program of study. Includes a living allowance of $7000 per term.

USES Program Perks

Welcome programming

Students can connect with a community of scholars, meet with advisors, plan courses, and be introduced to other resouces

Dedicated ongoing advising & mentorship

Students will be connected with an Academic Advisor and an Engagement Coodinator
Participation in a flexible personal development and leadership program, with online and in-person components

Priority access to residence

Students who applied to residence will receive priority for the Fall term and in subsequent terms if they wish to live in residence

'Front of the line' course enrollment priority

Students have priority access to course enrollment for the duration of their entrance scholarship

Application Period for Fall 2023:

October 5, 2022 - December 15, 2022

Supporting Documents* Deadline:

January 31, 2023
 

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*This includes an academic reference, a community involvement reference, and all admission items on the To Do List

Other Entrance Scholarships - Application Required

Schulich Leader Scholarships

These prestigious entrance scholarships awarded to high school applicants enrolling in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) undergraduate program at participating universities in Canada and Israel. Recognizing the increasing importance and impact that STEM disciplines will have on the prosperity of future generations, businessman and philanthropist Seymour Schulich established this $100 million scholarship fund in 2012 to encourage our best and brightest applicants to be the next pioneers of global scientific research and innovation. This program awards 100 scholarships annually, valued at more than $5 million. Schulich Leaders can devote their full time and attention to their studies, as all of their financial needs are covered over the course of their degree. As a result, many of our highest potential applicants are winning these scholarships and will make great contributions to society.

Applicants enrolled in a Science, Technology or Mathematics undergraduate degree program:

  • Value: $100,000, paid in 4 annual installments (effective Fall 2023)
  • Citizenship: Canadian Citizens or Permanent Residents of Canada
  • Term: Fall only

Applicants enrolled in Engineering undergraduate degree program:

  • Value: $120,000, paid in 4 annual installments (effective Fall 2023)
  • Citizenship: Canadian Citizens or Permanent Residents of Canada
  • Term: Fall only

Deadline and Application:

Please see the Schulich Leader website.

The Bennett Family Entrance Scholarship

The endowment supporting the Bennett Family Entrance Scholarship was established in 2019 with a generous gift from Jim Bennett. One entrance scholarship will be offered annually in the fall term to an applicant entering SFU from Holy Cross Regional High School (Surrey, BC).

  • Value: $2,500
  • Number: 1
  • Citizenship: Canadian Citizens, Permanent Residents of Canada, or International Citizens
  • Term: Fall only

Deadline and Application:

Only eligible applicants from the Undergraduate Scholars Entrance Scholarship competition will be considered for this opportunity.

Please follow the application steps online through the Undergraduate Scholars Entrance Scholarship application portal.

Uggla Family Entrance Scholarship

Please see this website for more information

Lloyd Carr-Harris Scholarship

The Lloyd Carr-Harris Entrance Scholarship is offered to an entering high school applicant of the highest academic standing as a direct admit to the Beedie School of Business.

  • Value: $20,000 (8 payments of $2,500)
  • Number: 1
  • Must be admitted and majoring in an undergraduate degree program in the Beedie School of Business
  • Citizenship: Canadian Citizens, Permanent Residents of Canada, or International Citizens
  • Term: Fall only

Deadline and Application:

None. Consideration is automatic.

Tadeusz Specht Memorial Entrance Scholarship

Offered to entering high school applicants to the Faculty of Science and Faculty of Health Sciences.

  • Value: $10,000 (4 payments of $2,500)
  • Number: varies
  • Citizenship: Canadian Citizens, Permanent Residents of Canada, or International Citizens
  • Term: Fall only

Deadline and Application:

Only eligible applicants from the Undergraduate Scholars Entrance Scholarship competition will be considered for this opportunity.

Please follow the application steps online through the Undergraduate Scholars Entrance Scholarship application portal.