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Financial Aid and Awards

Financial Aid and Awards

Financial Aid & Awards Mission Statement

The Financial Aid and Awards team promotes success and access to education for UFV’s diverse student population. We deliver a wide range of need-based financial supports and administer awards that recognize excellence.

UFV Bursaries

Supplemental funding based on your level of financial need

Scholarships & Leadership Awards

Academic scholarships & Service awards

Entrance scholarships

Awards for upcoming & recent high school graduates

Obtaining a post-secondary education requires a considerable financial investment. It is essential that students and their families plan for financing their education on both a short-term and long-term basis. This website provides valuable information and advice regarding sources of financial aid for students attending University of the Fraser Valley. 

Every year, millions of dollars in federal and provincial loans, grants, bursaries, scholarships, and awards are processed and disbursed to UFV students through UFV's Financial Aid and Awards office.  

Explore through our web pages for more information on these programs or please contact Financial Aid and Awards. We provide individualized advising for a variety of educational funding opportunities. 

Submitting applications and documentation

 A secure drop slot is available at our Abbotsford campus for application and document drop off. Please ensure your documents are together and in an envelope with your UFV Student number. The drop slot is located just past the Student Services doors (B214) under the Financial Aid & Awards info boards.

The Part-Time Studies Application for 2023-2024 is now available in the StudentAid BC form library . Applications for Fall 2023 are now being accepted. Your completed application may be scanned and emailed as a single pdf file to finaid@ufv.ca . Please ensure your application is complete. Photos (jpeg, png, etc) of applications and links to shared drives will not be accepted

The deadline for Fall 2023 applications is November 3rd.

Adult Upgrading Grant 

Please download and save the 2023-2024  Adult Upgrading Grant checklist for full instructions on completing and submitting your application. Please ensure your application is complete when submitting by email. Photos (jpeg, png, etc) of applications and links to shared drives will not be accepted

*PDF fillable documents should be viewed and completed using Adobe Acrobat Reader. User settings can prevent a form from opening. Please download and save the file to your computer and then open from within Adobe. Be sure to save the form once complete to ensure it saves your information. If you hare having issues with our link please visit StudentAid BC's direct link to the application here.

NOTE: You do not need to be registered to apply for funding, however, you do have to enter the courses you intend to take.

Application links

Apply 6 -8 weeks before program starts - students do NOT need to be registered to apply.

Canada-BC Student Loan application  

Part-Time Studies application

In- Study Status  

Other resources

B.C. Provincial Scholarship Program 

Budget Planning for your Education

National Student Loans Service Centre (NSLC) On-Line Services 


If you are in receipt of Canada student grant funding and a part of the Accessible Tourism project you may be interested in the following:

Dear Accessible Tourism project participants:

As part of the project, all the domestic students in the participating classes will receive a stipend for contributing to community building through Work-Integrated Learning. 

In addition to the stipend, the Centre for Experiential and Career Education (CECE) would like to offer other resources (non-monetary) to the domestic students who fall under the under-represented students' categories, such as CAS-registered, Canada Student Grant, and Indigenous students. We are working in conjunction with the corresponding support units within UFV. If you are interested in receiving an additional support over and above an individual stipend attached to your project experience, please email Larissa Horne at larissa.horne@ufv.ca directly at your earliest convenience to learn about the next steps. This project has been funded in part by the Government of Canada's Innovative Work-Integrated Learning program and CEWIL Canada's iHUB."

Please contact Larissa Horne directly. Financial Aid & Awards is just ensuring the word gets out.

 

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