How to apply

Before applying, please review the admissions requirements in the UVic Academic Calendar.

Application process

All applicants must complete and submit the following:

  1. The online application form (applicants will be required to pay the application fee via credit card). Learn more about UVic's Faculty of Graduate Studies application process.
  2. Two confidential assessment reports provided by two references, who can be a professional colleague, professor or other academic authority, or an Indigenous Language Authority or recognized equivalent confirming fluency in an Indigenous language (admission via modified academic requirements). Forms will automatically be sent to your referees during online application process via email.
  3. Statement of Intent (500 word max). State your goals with respect to your education and how you would like to build on your practical experience in Indigenous Language Revitalization in Indigenous Communities. Submitted electronically during the online application process.
  4. Transcripts (can be unofficial transcripts), submitted electronically during online application process.


The Master’s of Indigenous Language Revitalization program will offer an intake for a MILR 2022 cohort beginning in January of 2022.

Contact information

If you're interested in applying, more information, or assistance during the application process, please contact IED Programs Assistant at or 250-721-7824.