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Commander Peter Chance MASC Memorial Graduate Fellowship

An annual fellowship of up to $10,000 will be awarded to a student pursuing graduate studies at the master's or PhD level in an area pertinent to Canada's maritime interests. Priority will be given to studies on ocean-related topics within such fields as history, economics, sociology, policy, engineering and science. The fellowship is tenable for a maximum of two years, but may not necessarily be offered in any given year.

Nominations will be requested from the relevant departments. Approval will be made by the Faculty of Graduate Studies, Graduate Awards Committee.


up to $10,000

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.