Student Awards and Financial Aid

In recognition of outstanding students, UVic awards more than 8 million dollars in scholarships each year on the basis of academic merit or excellence. In addition, UVic awards over 4 million dollars annually in the form of bursaries for students in financial need.

UVic offers scholarships, bursaries and work study opportunities and provides information about other funding sources, expected costs and strategies for balancing your budget.

Entrance scholarships


Entrance scholarships are available for high-school students, college-transfer students, international students, student athletes and indigenous students.

In-course scholarships


Current undergraduate students may be eligible for in-course scholarships that are GPA-based or application-based.



UVic awards over 4 million dollars annually in bursaries based on financial need.

Work study


Work study provides additional financial assistance through on-campus part-time employment opportunities.

Loans & grants


We can help you to apply for loans and grants that often make it possible to continue your studies.

International students


International students may be eligible for student awards and financial aid including entrance scholarships and work study.