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Alumni Bursary and Scholarship Fund

The SFU community thrives through the incredible contributions of like-minded supporters. With your commitment through the Alumni Scholarship and Bursary Endowment Fund, our future alumni can reach their potential and use their talents to build a better world.

“No one understands the highs and lows of student life more than alumni—you’ve been there!” says Nicole Dorssers, Director, Alumni Relations and Executive Director, SFU Alumni Association. “Your generosity means students can focus on what matters: staying physically and mentally healthy, focusing on their futures and, most importantly, being students.”

Bursaries open doors for students who could not otherwise afford a university education while scholarships recognize outstanding students and their efforts.

“During these extraordinary times, the support of our community has been more critical than ever,” Dorssers says. “Your gifts change lives, and we are deeply grateful for the opportunities you create.”

During the 2020/21 fiscal year:

SFU Alumni Scholarship

Number of unique recipients*: 150
Total amount disbursed: $192,000

SFU Alumni Bursary

Number of recipients: 204
Total amount disbursed: $204,000


Number of unique recipients*: 352
Total amount disbursed: $396,000

*some students received the scholarship multiple times or both a scholarship and a bursary

Thank you for supporting our students through the SFU Alumni Scholarship and Bursary Endowment Fund.