Finances » Awards and Financial Aid


SUS funds a diverse portfolio of awards and financial aid for students. Most awards and aid are administered through UFV Financial Aid & Awards, though with different categories and timelines.

Emergency Aid & Bursaries

Emergency Student Grants – available throughout the year for emergency and unexpected situations where funding is needed quickly, up to $1,000. Visit the UFV Financial Aid office to apply
Bursaries – available through the UFV Bursary application each semester for students in financial need

Annual UFV Awards Cycle

Leadership Award - $1,000 (appx.) annually to a student demonstrating leadership on and off campus
Endowment Scholarship - $750 (appx.) annually to a student with a GPA of 3.5 or greater.
Study Abroad Scholarship – 8 @ $500 annually to students who are participating on a UFV Study Abroad program in the coming year

Entrance Award

Premiere Entrance Scholarship - $10,000 annually to a student demonstrating excellence in school and community service, leadership, and a strong understanding of how they can contribute to the UFV community

Named Recognition Awards

The SUS Named Recognition Awards are given out to recognize the work of a nominated student leader, student volunteer, and club or association that has improved the student experience at UFV throughout the year.
The awards categories are:
- Kelly Chahal Volunteer of the Year Award
-Terry-Lynn Stone Club or Association of the Year Award
- Dr. Brian Minter Excellence in Leadership Award

Who to contact

There are UFV Financial Aid and Awards Offices on both the Abbotsford and Chilliwack campuses that are open year-round.
Abbotsford Building B, Room 214 (the Student Services office, around the corner from OReg)
Chilliwack Building A, Room 1318 (right next to OReg, across from the Library main entrance)


If you are interested in knowing more about our Named Recognition Awards please contact