Student must be planning to study science, technology, engineering, or mathematics at one of the 20 Canadian partner universities next September and possess two of the following: (i) outstanding community, and/or entrepreneurial leadership, (ii) academic excellence, and alternatively,(iii) financial need. Not for students planning a career as a medical practitioner or researcher – this scholarship is geared towards the entrepreneurially-minded student. Note: the school can select only ONE nominee.
Up to 100 awards. Roughly half the awards are valued @ $120,000 for engineering scholarships and the other half is $80,000 for science and math scholarships.
In order to be considered for the school’s nomination, you must complete and submit requirements outlined in the “Procedure” section below by Monday, January 15th (UPDATED) to Ms. Mihic in Student Services or room 2121 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please make sure all documents are in the following order. If emailing, combine all documents into a single .pdf rather than in multiple documents.
- An updated resume.
- 50-words each describing your top 3 achievements (academic or other).
- A 600-word essay demonstrating why you should win.
- A 250-word optional essay to discuss any additional information, including extenuating circumstances.
- A 50-word short answer describing where you see yourself 10 years from now
- Two letters of support from references (at least one academic). THESE CAN EMAILED TO Ms. Mihic DIRECTLY FROM THE REFEREE.
- Current transcript that include your Term 1 marks.
- As well, make sure you have your Student Profile completed. Your package will not be considered if one is not filled out. You can access it here: https://forms.office.com/r/khASTg7Rau
The successful nominee will be notified by the school in mid- to late- January.
Note: if selected, there will be time for the nominee to “tidy up” all supporting documents before formal submission by February 20th.
Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident for the past three years. Have a minimum overall grade average of 75% for grade 11 and available grade 12 marks. Must demonstrate financial adversity and use funding towards a post-secondary institution, trade school or college in which you will be enrolled full-time. Two letters of reference required (1 teacher; 1 community-based) in addition to transcript and application. Eligibility details below or at: https://beedieluminaries.ca/eligibility/
up to $40,000/ 4 years for a Bachelor’s Degree Program or Trade School Program.
online by Monday, JANUARY 8, 2024 (9 AM PST)
Submit an online application by visiting
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.
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: https://www.sfu.ca/students/admission/fees-scholarships/uggla.html#faq01