Awards and Financial Aid. Upper-Year Sameer Ahuja Perseverance Award One bursary is awarded annually to a student from a Third World Country. A scholarship, valued at up to $2,, is awarded annually to an outstanding undergraduate . in honour of Sameer Ahuja () to recognize and provide financial assistance to students who are persevering to obtain a degree while. The Student Awards & Financial Aid Office (SAFA) manages hundreds of We are responsible for processing all undergraduate award payments and for.