Scholarships, Awards and Financial Aid

SCHOLARSHIPS

FIC is pleased to announce the launch of 47 new scholarship opportunities recognizing the academic success
and community engagement of our students! Students are not required to apply for these scholarships, as they will be awarded based on academic performance and staff/instructor nominations.

FIC is committed to helping students achieve their academic goals by offering scholarships to outstanding students. Each semester, FIC awards five students with Academic Distinction Scholarships.

The Scholarship award is equivalent to $1000.

Selection will be based on:
  • Academic results based on the Semester Grade Point Average (SGPA) on full-time studies from their previous semester of study. Should multiple students have identical academic results, the scholarship selection committee will refer back to marks awarded within each subjects/course to ascertain the scholarship recipient
  • Additional factors such as educational disadvantage, member of specific equity group and/or significantly adverse personal circumstances may be taken into account where the scholarship selection committee must differentiate between equally qualified applicants
  • Outcome of scheduled interview (if required)
Students are not required to apply for the scholarship as it is awarded based on academic performance in undergraduate/postgraduate level programs.

For more information on the scholarship including eligibility, please click HERE.
Each semester, FIC awards students at the top of the pathway program with Exceptional Academic Performance Scholarships.

The Scholarship award is equivalent to $750.

Selection will be based on:
  • Students with the highest academic results in each pathway program in a given semester
  • Academic results will be based on the Semester Grade Point Average (SGPA) on full-time studies from their previous semester of study. Should multiple students have identical academic results, the scholarship selection committee will refer back to marks awarded within each subjects/course to ascertain the scholarship recipient
  • Student awarded the Academic Distinction Scholarship in the same term will be disqualified from contention for the Exceptional Academic Performance Scholarship
  • Additional factors such as educational disadvantage, member of specific equity group and/or significantly adverse personal circumstances may be taken into account where the scholarship selection committee must differentiate between equally qualified applicants
  • Outcome of scheduled interview (if required)
Students are not required to apply for the scholarship as it is awarded based on academic performance in undergraduate/postgraduate level programs.

For more information on the scholarship including eligibility, please click HERE.
FIC recognizes and celebrates students overcoming adversity in the pursuit of completing their academic program. Each semester, FIC awards twenty students with Resiliency Award Scholarships.

The Scholarship award is equivalent to $250.

Selection will be based on:
  • Nominations received from FIC instructors, identifying students who have shown improvement in classroom citizenship/academic ability or have overcome adversity to be successful in their studies
  • The Scholarship Selection Committee will award the scholarships based on the quality of nominations, as determined by personal circumstances and academic performance
  • Additional factors such as educational disadvantage, member of specific equity group and/or significantly adverse personal circumstances may be taken into account where the scholarship selection committee must differentiate between equally qualified applicants
  • Outcome of scheduled interview (if required)
Students are not required to apply for the scholarship as it is awarded based on nominations submitted by FIC instructors.

For more information on the scholarship including eligibility, please click HERE.
FIC is committed to helping you achieve your academic goals by offering scholarships to outstanding students. Each semester, FIC awards ten students with Community Engagement Scholarships.

The Scholarship award is equivalent to $500.

Selection will be based on:
  • Participated in the improvement and promotion of a positive student experience at FIC in their previous semester of study
  • Exemplifying the Navitas core values during this participation, which include:
    • Having conviction to our purpose and potential
    • Demonstrating drive by achieving and advancing together
    • Being adventurous in mind and spirit
    • Demonstrating rigour in enhancing our professional reputation and credibility
    • Being genuine in the way we behave and deliver
    • Showing respect by celebrating, valuing and caring for people and the environment
Students are not required to apply for the scholarship as it is awarded based on student experience participation at FIC. Students must be nominated for this award by FIC staff members or Student Leader Managers.

For more information on the scholarship including eligibility, please click HERE.
If you are transferring to SFU next semester and your final CGPA (cummulative GPA) is 3.7 or higher, you may be automatically eligible for the SFU Summit Entrance Scholarship.

For information on the criteria to qualify for the Summit Entrance Scholarship, please click here.

AWARDS

In addition to Scholarship opportunities above, students are eligible to qualify for the awards shown below every semester. Students are not required to apply for these scholarships, as they will be awarded based on academic performance and staff/instructor nominations with the exception of the Faculty Award and the Teaching Award.

A limited number of students will be admitted each term to the Honour Roll, on the basis of excellent work completed in the previous term. This award will be recorded in the student file and used for letters of reference. Admission to the honour roll requires that the student
  • must have completed a minimum of 12 academic units in the semester being evaluated
  • must achieve a minimum semester grade point average (SGPA) of 3.70 calculated on all
normally graded courses completed in the term being evaluated Students will be automatically recognized if they achieve the criteria for Honour Roll status. Students will receive a certificate of their achievement and be invited to a celebratory reception the following semester.
A limited number of students will be admitted each term to the Principal’s Honour Roll, mainly on the basis of excellent work completed in the previous year. This award will be recorded in the student file and used for letters of reference. Admission to the honour roll requires that the student
  • must have completed a minimum of 30 units at Fraser International College by the end of the term being evaluated
  • must have completed at least 9 units in the term being evaluated
must achieve a minimum cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 4.00 calculated on all normally graded courses completed in the term being evaluated Students will be automatically recognized if they achieve the criteria for Principal’s Honour Roll status. Students will receive a certificate of achievement and be invited to a celebratory reception the following semester.
If you transferred to SFU in September of 2019 you are eligible to apply for the FIC Faculty Award bursary. This is a $750 bursary that is funded by FIC instructors to support academically successful students who are engaged in the community.

Students who have transferred to SFU are eligible for this $750 bursary by submitting an application available through the link below.

Submit your application HERE! The deadline for the Summer 2020 application is June 10th, 11:59PM.
Every semester, FIC recognizes excellence in teaching through the FIC Teaching Award. Instructors are nominated by their students. If you have an instructor who has made a difference in your life, you can nominate them for the FIC Teaching Award as a way to thank them for all their hard work!

You can complete the nomination by filling out the form HERE.

The deadline to complete the nomination for the Summer 2020 semester is Friday, June 10th, 2020.

FINANCIAL AID

FIC is pleased to announce Financial Aid opportunities to our students, with additional support from the SFSS. Students who are experiencing financial difficulties will have the opportunity to apply for short-term emergency funding. Please find more information below.

The purpose of this fund is to provide short term emergency financial support for safety related needs (e.g. food, shelter) in the form of a bursary to students facing financial hardship. Applications are managed assuming the community is acting in good faith and ensuring the funds are available for genuine need of classmates.

Application Criteria:
  • You must be an enrolled Fraser International College (FIC) student
  • You must have no outstanding financial balance with the institution
  • You must be registered in full time courses during the semester in which you are applying for funds
  • You must have achieved the minimum passing grade on all completed courses in the previous semester or have a combination of 80% attendance and a record of community engagement
  • Students may only receive one bursary in a twelve month period
Funding: The funding value and number of bursaries available vary based on number of applications received and individual need. Not all bursaries are paid as cash and may be paid directly to a resource or service on behalf of the student. Students will also be referred to additional community support resources.

Disbursement:
Applications will be reviewed by the committee in Weeks 5, 10 and 15 of every semester
Application Deadline Disbursement Date
June 17th (Week 5) Week 7
July 22nd (Week 10) Week 12
August 26th (Week 15) Week 17
How to Apply Click HERE to submit your application according to the deadlines above.