Scholarships and Funding

Funding your degree through awards, scholarships, loans, and bursaries, as well as work experience opportunities are all options to consider. Learn more about setting yourself up for financial success as SFU Beedie and the advising resources available to support you.

    Scholarships, Awards, and Bursaries

      • Ryan Beedie Leadership Awards ($20,000) – 5 available each Fall
      • Lloyd-Carr Harris Foundation Entrance Scholarship in Business Administration ($20,000) – 1 award
      • SFU Undergraduate Scholars Entrance Scholarships. Values range from $10,000 up to an amount sufficient to cover tuition and mandatory supplementary fees. Further funding, in the form of a living allowance, may be offered to support exceptionally talented students with demonstrated financial need.

      For information on other Entrance Awards and Bursaries, visit sfu.ca/students/financialaid/entrance/highschool

      Entrance Scholarships

      • No application required
      • $3000 – 3500

      Entrance Awards

      • Application Required

      Summer Scholarships and Awards are upon us. To put your name forward to be considered for departmental nomination please follow the guidelines listed below:

      • All applications are to be submitted to ugclerk@sfu.ca by 11:59pm on Friday May 15, 2020
      • Review the Requirements and Terms of Reference on the Financial Aid and Awards website
      • Include all requested documents in a single PDF with the file name configured in the following manner: “yourfullname.studentnumber.nameofscholarshiporaward.pdf”

      Summer 2020 Available Awards and Scholarships

      DescriptionNumber of Awards AvailableValue
      Samuel Belzberg Award of Excellence in Finance1$650
      P. Dermot Murphy Undergraduate Award in Business2$3,500
      Adorlee Beauty Inc. Undergraduate Scholarship in Business1$1,000

      Work Study

      A Work-Study position is an opportunity to participate in research-based projects and earn a supplemental income. Students gain valuable experience connecting with various members of the SFU community while building their co-curricular record. You must complete a minimum of 100 hours in your Work-Study position.


      Part-Time Work

      With our flexible BBA program, a large number of SFU Beedie students work part-time while studying full-time. 50% of surveyed students indicated that they are working while going to school (66% of these students are working 10-29 hours per week).

      SFU Beedie’s Career Management Centre supports students in their job search for part-time opportunities.


      Co-op (Domestic or International)

      SFU Beedie has one of the largest Co-op programs in Western Canada, allowing students to apply academic theory to paid, full-time work experience in their desired industries.

      • Last year, SFU Beedie secured 754 Co-op placements for students, with 85 based outside of Canada!
      • Examples of SFU Beedie Co-op employers: Deloitte, EY, PWC, KPMG, SAP, Microsoft, Google, Tesla, Facebook
      • Average salary for a 4 month term: $11,000 after Co-op fees.
      • Co-op fees apply.



      Many students take part in paid internship opportunities as on option for short-term work to gain relevant work experience. Internships are open to all SFU Beedie students regardless of GPA or academic standing.

      The SFU Beedie’s Career Management Centre supports students in their job search for internships. Internships are open to all SFU Beedie students regardless of GPA or academic standing.


      Government Student Loans and Grants

      Government student loans and grants are an additional resource that Canadian or U.S. students can use to help fund their education.

      SFU Financial Aid Advisors are here to help navigate funding options

      On-Campus Work Opportunities

      There are many different opportunities on campus, from working in a research lab, acting as a campus tour guide or providing customer service in a restaurant.


      Student Temporary Pool

      SFU's Student Temporary Pool provides employment opportunities for qualified SFU students registered in credit courses in the semester of employment.


      Teaching Assistantships

      The Beedie School of Business welcomes qualified graduate and undergraduate students to apply for Teaching Assistant, Teaching Assistant/Marker, Open Lab Assistant, and Marker positions. Students must re-apply and be selected for TA positions each term.