Canadian Citizens & Permanent Residents
coming from High School
Aboriginal Student Entrance Award
Amount Awarded: $2,500
The SFU Aboriginal Student Entrance Award is offered to Canadian Aboriginal students entering Simon Fraser University from a Canadian secondary school or BC college/university program. The applicant will have demonstrated involvement within the Aboriginal community through service and/or cultural contribution. To be eligible, regular secondary school applicants must have grades in the 80% range for the Faculty they have applied to (not rounded up), IB diploma applicants must have the IB diploma score required for admission, and college/university applicants must have a transfer GPA of 2.5 (not rounded up).
Entrance Award and Bursary Applicants coming from a BC/Yukon regular secondary school must self-report their grades by the deadline date.
- Value: $2,500
- Number: Varies per term
- Citizenship: Canadian Citizens
- Term: Fall (pending available funding, Spring and Summer may also be offered)
The application must be submitted online and the supporting documentation must be emailed by the deadline date at 11:59pm PST.
- Community Reference Form completed and emailed by a community official who can speak to your involvement
- Documentation of your Aboriginal heritage: photocopy or scan of your Indian or Métis Card (front & back)
If you do not have a Métis or status card, please contact the program assistant at firstname.lastname@example.org or (778) 782-5428 to discuss alternative options.
Fall Term only: April 30, 2021
Applications open November 1, 2020
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