Financial aid and awards

Service Updates - April 13, 2021

In light of the current situation, UFV Financial Aid & Awards is currently conducting work by email or phone.
In-person appointments and drop-in services will be unavailable until further notice.

For assistance, please contact us by email  during our regular business hours:

8:30am - 4:30pm, Monday to Friday 

Visit COVID - 19 Resources for a list of supports you may qualify for.

Submitting applications/documentation

*NEW* - A secure drop slot is now 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 Student Life info board.

UFV Scholarship and Leadership Award applications are now open! If you attended full time for this academic year (September 2020 - April 2021)  and achieved excellent grades, you may qualify for a scholarship. If you attended full time for this academic year and are a leader, involved in a range of activities such as community service, student activities or volunteer work, you may qualify for a leadership award.  

Remember 2 reference letters are required. Reference letters may be submitted by the applicant or the referee to Full details can be found on our website UFV Scholarships . Applications close May 10th!

The Part-Time Studies Application is available in the StudentAid BC form library and we are now accepting applications for Summer 2021. Your completed application may be scanned and emailed as a single pdf file to . Please ensure your application is complete. Photos (jpeg, png, etc) of applications and links to shared drives will not be accepted

The deadline to submit Part time applications for the early condensed summer session running May - June is May 17th.

Adult Upgrading Grant applications for Summer 2021 are now available.  The application is a pdf fillable and will be accepted by email with scanned copies of all required documentation. Please download and save the 2021-2022 Adult Upgrading Grant Application and our 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, if you get a "Please Wait" page in a browser, select the  "Open in Acrobat" link to the right of the screen. Be sure to save the form once complete to ensure it saves your information.

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

Student Financial Aid, Awards, Bursaries, and Scholarship Information

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.

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

Adult Upgrading Grant Application

Interest-Free Status  * Effective February 2019, B.C. student loan interest has been eliminated. Interest-free for Canada student loans is now applied for through National Student Loan Service Centre.

Other resources

Check out UFV bursaries now!

B.C. Provincial Scholarship Program 

Budget Planning for your Education

COVID-19 Resources‌

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

UFV Financial Aid and Award Application forms


Apply online for your
Canada-B.C. Student Loan
6 to 8 weeks before start
of term.

Apply for Interest-free status and
continue your full-time studies
without renewing your student loan.

Apply for UFV Bursaries
online through myUFV.
Applications accepted
every semester.

Find out about UFV Scholarships.
Applications accepted from
March 15 to May 10.

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