Scholarships, Bursaries, Awards and more!

Category: Indigenous Ancestry

G&F Financial Group Award


Young adults are the face of our future and at Gulf & Fraser, we have made a commitment to support their quest for higher education. Annually, we award several scholarships and bursaries to students in our communities.

Preference will be given to students who are members of Gulf & Fraser or who have family who are members; however, all students are eligible to apply if they are in good academic standing and those who demonstrate financial need.

*One award is for a qualified candidate who identifies as an individual of Indigenous ancestry. Should there not be a qualified candidate that fits the criteria, the award will be extended to all students who fulfill the requirements, but who are not of Indigenous ancestry.


$500 to a Burnaby North student

Due Date

To Ms. Mihic (paper or email) by 3pm on FRIDAY, MARCH 15th, 2023 BEFORE 3PM .


Download or pick up a paper form and submit all forms, in order,  to Student Services or email to Ms. Mihic by due date. Refer to “FAQ” tab > “Creating and Combining PDF documents” if you need help combining PDFs.

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Uggla Family Scholarship


Ten scholarships are awarded each year to students who face significant financial barriers to participation in post-secondary education. This may include students who identify as Indigenous, Black, or a person of colour, students living with disabilities, LGBTQIA2S+ students, and students of all gender identities. The intent of the Uggla Family Scholarship is to promote equity and remove historical and existing discrimination, including barriers to full participation in social, cultural, economic and political life.

Available to domestic (Canadian) students admitted for the fall term to any undergraduate degree.


10 x full SFU program costs

You will receive funding for each term of your academic program as long as you meet and maintain scholarship renewal criteria, such as minimum course enrollment, minimum academic standing, and scholars program involvement.

Due Date

ONLINE by January 22, 2024


The following provides a summary of what you can expect to complete as part of the Uggla Family Scholarship application:

  • Financial need assessment (family income disclosure)
  • A written statement (250 words max) about your academic potential and goals
  • An explanation of your achievements and contributions (250 words max)
  • A short essay sharing your future goals and how these goals have been informed by your personal experiences (750 words)
  • Letters of support:
    • Two letters of support from individuals (not family members) who can comment on your personal qualities and experiences. These individuals must have direct knowledge of information you discussed in your application, such as your academic accomplishments, extra-curricular activities, work, volunteer, or personal achievements.
    • In lieu of one letter of support, you may choose to include a supporting
      document, such as (but not limited to) a certificate of appreciation, media story or community publication.

Your application materials will be reviewed by members of the admissions department of SFU, as well as members of the Uggla Family and Trustees of the Uggla Family Foundation who reside outside of Canada.

Application and information at: