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Amelia Leith Memorial Fellowship

A fellowship of $12,000 may be awarded to a graduate student in biology whose studies are in an area of horticultural significance.

The fellowship may be renewed for a second year in the case of a MSc program, and for a third year in the case of a PhD program. An allowance of $1,000 for books, equipment, and travel assistance will be added to the award.

If no candidate is eligible for a fellowship, up to three scholarships of $3,500 each may be offered to graduate students in biology whose studies are of horticultural significance.


up to $12,000

Application deadline

No application required


Normally, the minimum requirement for consideration is an A- average and any additional criteria that has been established by the donor. Awards are assigned based on nominations from eligible academic units. Unless otherwise noted in the award description, you must be a full-time graduate student. 

Retaining funding

Ongoing UVic graduate funding requires students to maintain a minimum level of academic standing and some ongoing maintenance.