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Vancouver International Airport Eagle Feather yəχʷəlen Entrance Award


Amount Awarded: $5,200 (may be renewable for up to three more years)


The Vancouver International Airport Eagle Feather yəχʷəle:n Entrance Award is offered to a Canadian Aboriginal undergraduate student with demonstrated skills in building community, environmental conservation, strong leadership and/or technological innovation who is entering Simon Fraser University from a Canadian secondary school, BC college/university or upon the successful completion of the SFU Aboriginal University Prep or Aboriginal Pre-Health program. To be eligible, regular secondary school applicants must have a minimum admissions average of 80% for the Faculty they have applied to (not rounded up) and 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: $5,200 annually (may be renewable for up to three more years)
  • Number: One
  • Citizenship: Canadian Citizens
  • Term: Fall

Application Instructions:

The application must be submitted online by the deadline date. All other supporting documentation must be submitted to Financial Aid and Awards by May, 15, 2018. 

Supporting Documentation:

  • Community reference form to be completed by a referee verifying your activities 
  • Proof of Aboriginal heritage (which could include but is not limited to, Indian or Métis status cards, official Inuit identification, official letters from Aboriginal organizations, or a combination of proofs)
  • Proof of a connection to the Musqueam Nation

If you do not have a Métis or status card, please contact the program assistant at or (778) 782-5428 to discuss alternative options.


Fall term only: April 30, 2019


The application will open October 1, 2018.

Please note: If the application doesn’t load and you receive an Internal Server Error please try opening the application in a different browser or in a new incognito window in Chrome (click on the 3 dash icon located in the top right corner of an open Chrome browser to access it)