2024 Application Guide for Simon Fraser University Undergraduate Entrance Awards & Bursaries


Scholarship Awarding University: 

Type of degree: 

Scholarship Deadline: 
Applications for this scholarship will end on the 31st of March, 2024, 11:59pm PST.

Scholarship Summary: 
Simon Fraser University offers several bursaries and awards to assist Canadian students for whom the cost of attending university would be a significant impediment.

Scholarship Applicant Criteria:
To be eligible for consideration, applicants must;
i. Be Canadian citizens or permanent residents 
ii. Have a demonstrated financial need
iii. Have grades in the 80% range in courses required for their primary program or the minimum IB diploma score required for admission (excluding predicted bonus points).

Value of Scholarship: 
The SFU Undergraduate Entrance Awards & Bursaries are valued as follows;
i. Fairfax Entrance Bursary: CAD$30,000 ($3,000 x 10 installments over 5 years max; 2 awards available}

ii. Gilhooley Family Entrance Bursary in Business: $40,000 ($4,000 x 10 installments; 1 award available; must be admitted to and majoring in an undergraduate degree program in the Beedie School of Business)

iii. Alan and Margaret Eyre Entrance Bursary in Business: CAD$20,000 ($2,500 x 8 installments over four years; 2 awards available; must be admitted to and majoring in an undergraduate degree program in the Beedie School of Business)

iv. H.Y. Louie Entrance Award: CAD$5,000 (1 installment; 15-20 awards available)

v. Lohn Foundation Entrance Award: CAD$5,000 (1 installment; 10-15 awards available)

vi. Y.P. Heung Foundation Entrance Award: CAD$5,000 (1 installment; 15 awards available)

vii. Jack and Sadie Diamond Secondary School Entrance Award: CAD$5,000 (1 installment; 3 awards available)

Scholarship Application Guide: 
To apply;
i. By submitting one complete application and supporting documentation (if required), you will be considered for full list of awards above.
ii. The Entrance Awards require the following supporting documents;
  • One (1) Community Reference Letter
  • A summary of your achievements and activities demonstrating your involvement: provide clear, concise details about your volunteer work, school or community involvement, extracurricular activities, and artistic or athletic interests (500 words max)
All documentation should be submitted to scholars@sfu.ca with a Subject heading ‘SFU Entrance Award/Bursary Application’ and the Body of the mail should include your full name and SFU student number.

Scholarship Website: 
Find further information on this scholarship opportunity at the Simon Fraser Undergraduate Awards & Bursaries Page.