Financial aid and awards

Service Updates - February 11 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 

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 Entrance Scholarship applications for Fall 2021 are now available! 

The Part-Time Studies Application is available in the StudentAid BC form library and we are now accepting applications for Winter 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 Winter 2021 is Monday, March 8th. 

Adult Upgrading Grant applications for Winter 2021 are also being accepted. UFV Financial Aid & Awards requires the original signed application with copies of all required documentation to process the Adult Upgrading Grant. Please see our Adult Upgrading Grant checklist for full instructions on completing and submitting your application.

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

COVID -19 Resources

BC Recovery Benefit 

BC Student Emergency Assistance Fund

Canada Emergency Student Benefit 

Canada Emergency Response Benefit

Canada Recovery Benefit

Canada Recovery Caregiving Benefit

Canada Recovery Sickness Benefit

BC Emergency Benefit for Workers

BC Hydro Relief Fund

BC-Temporary Rental Supplement (BC-TRS) Program

Canada's COVID-19 Economic Response Plan

COVID -19 Provincial Support and Information

Fraser Health Free and Low Cost Food Directory

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

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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