Undergraduate Students

Students receiving funding from external sources

Students receiving external financial aid are encouraged to refer donors to this webpage for information on how to send their cheques/EFTs to SFU.

Information for donors

How to send funds to SFU


Please make cheques payable to SFU and mail to:

SFU Financial Aid and Awards
MBC 3200
8888 University Drive
Burnaby BC V5A 1S6

Please include the student's full name and SFU ID#. If there are additional requirements, please include a letter.

Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)

Please refer to the PDF for banking details.

Prior to sending the EFT over, please email donation@sfu.ca with the following information:

  1. Organization Name and Contact Person
  2. Student Recipient Information (Name + SFU ID#)
  3. Award value(s) for each student

Information for students

If the cheque is payable to SFU, it will be applied to your SFU account.

If students have scholarship/award cheques payable to SFU, please drop off the cheque in person at the Registrar and Information Services (RIS) Front Counter at Burnaby campus.

If the cheque is payable to you (the student), our office will mail you the cheque once the student confirms their address.

General processing times

Cheques in Canadian funds can take 5-10 business days to process.

Cheques in US funds can take 10-15 business days to process.

Send external cheques to:

SFU Financial Aid and Awards
MBC 3200
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, BC  V5A 1S6


e Email: faawards@sfu.ca