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The Undergraduate Scholars Entrance Scholarship application is closed.

The first round of SFU Undergraduate Scholars Entrance Scholarships have been awarded, and successful recipients were notified by email. While additional selections will be made in May, no further scholarship offers will be made before the May 1, 2022 deadline to accept admission. We appreciate this means you will have to make your SFU admission decision without a confirmation of a scholarship. Due to the high volume of applications, we are unable to notify everyone of their status.

SFU Undergraduate Scholars Entrance Scholarships - Application Required

SFU recognizes high school students who demonstrate excellence in both their academic and extracurricular activities.  The SFU Undergraduate Scholars Entrance Scholarship (USES) Program is designed to attract and engage high school students who demonstrate potential to enrich the university community through ongoing academic and community contributions. 

Scholarships are available to domestic and international high school students admitted for the fall term to an undergraduate degree in any faculty. 

Admission Requirement: Applicants must have grades in the 90% range in courses required for their selected program or 31 IB points (excluding predicted bonus points).

Recipients will be notified from March to May 2022.

Scholarship Values

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 1st 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 1st 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

For International Applicants Only

Scholarship Name

Value

Description

SFU International Undergraduate Scholars Entrance Scholarship with Distinction

~ $120,000

Covers tuition and mandatory supplementary fees for 1st 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

~$120,000 +$7,000 per term

Covers tuition and mandatory supplementary fees for 1st 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 & be intoduced 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 & 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 2022:

October 1, 2021 - December 20, 2021

Supporting Documents* Deadline:

January 31, 2022
 

See Tips on How to Apply >

Application Status: Closed

Deadline to apply was December 20, 2021

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

Other Entrance Scholarships

Schulich Leader Scholarships

These prestigious entrance scholarships awarded to high school graduates 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 students 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 students are winning these scholarships and will make great contributions to society.

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

  • Value: $80,000, paid in 4 annual installments
  • Citizenship: Canadian Citizens or Permanent Residents of Canada
  • Term: Fall only

Students enrolled in Engineering undergraduate degree program:

  • Value: $100,000, paid in 4 annual installments
  • 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 students entering SFU from Holy Cross Regional High School (Surrey, BC) with a minimum admission evaluation score of 90% or 31 IB points (excluding predicted bonus points) and are admitted to a Bachelor's degree program in any faculty. Students are selected on the basis of academic excellence and demonstrated exceptional achievements such as contributions to school or community life.

  • 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 student 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 students 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.