Financial support

UVic's Student Awards & Financial Aid (SAFA) offers scholarships, bursaries and work study programs and provides information about other funding sources, expected costs and strategies for balancing your budget.

Research opportunites are also available for undergraduates.  The Office of Research Services provides lots of detail on how to get involved and apply.

Student Awards and Financial Aid  offers the following opportunities.  Check them out!

  • entrance scholarships
  • in-course scholarships
  • bursaries
  • work study program
  • loans & grants
  • international students

Here are some specific opportunities for undergraduate computer science majors to watch out for:

In-course Awards:  Unless otherwise stated, the application must be made through the completion of the in-course scholarship application found on My Page by May 31.

  • Bit Quill Technologies Scholarship for Women in Computer Science and Software Engineering
  • Jesse Short-Gesrhman Memorial Scholarship
  • Reliable Controls Award in Computer Science
  • Suntracker Technologies Scholarship
  • Ian and Sheila Barrodale Award in Computer Science (& Mathematics) - Application Form (Deadline to apply is April 30, 2023). 

Jamie Cassels Undergraduate Research Awards program is designed to provide support for exceptional undergraduate students who might otherwise not be able to have direct research experience.

Check out the website to see if this opportunity is right for you!

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Undergraduate Student Research Awards are designed to encourage you to undertake graduate studies and pursue a research career in your field of choice, computer science!

Get to know your professors and talk to them about getting nominated for this opportunity.

Contact the Office of Research Services for details.