Financial Aid & Awards

For the most up to date information on Financial Aid for Indigenous Students attending SFU, please visit Financial Aid

Financial Aid Advising

  • Second Friday of each month from 1:30pm to 2:30pm
    Surrey Campus, SRYC 5300 or Zoom
  • By appointment at Burnaby campus or Zoom

How to make an appointment with Student Aid Officer, Chris Dembiske

Phone: 778.782.3028

Scholarships, Awards, and Bursaries


  • BC Hydro Aboriginal Scholarships
  • National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation
  • Fine Arts Scholarship Program
  • Post-Secondary Education Awards Program
  • Aboriginal Health Careers Program
  • Aboriginal Veterans' Memorial Scholarship Trust Fund
  • Xerox Aboriginal Scholarships Program

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  • Aboriginal Entrance Award
  • Aboriginal Student Leadership Award
  • NSERC Aboriginal Student Research Awards
  • Imperial Oil Resources Native Educational Awards
  • Royal Bank Native Student Awards
  • Husky Oil Education Awards for Native People
  • The Foundation for the Advancement of Aboriginal Youth
  • Mungo Martin Memorial Award

Learn more


  • Aboriginal Student Bursary
  • Bill and Elsie More First Nations Bursary
  • The Vancouver Foundation First Nations Bursary
  • Laura (Pat) Band and Richard W. Band – Bursary for First Nations Students
  • BC Indian Arts and Welfare Society Memorial Bursary
  • Indian/Inuit Health Careers Bursary Program
  • Ministry of Health – Native Health Bursary
  • BC Ministry of Aboriginal Affairs – First Citizen's Fund

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Emergency Funding

To access the Emergency Funding options offered by SFU please contact any one of the Indigenous Student Life Coordinators at the ISC.

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