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Sharyl Yore Award

One or more awards are given to members of the University of Victoria Office and Technical and Child Care staff who hold a regular appointment, have completed their probationary period and are taking classes to pursue a UVic degree, diploma or certificate.

First preference will be given to Exempt staff and second preference is given to members of CUPE 951 whose tuition and book costs are not fully covered by benefits received from the Career Development Fund. Preference will be given to recipients closest to completing their degree, diploma or certificate. This award will not be given to the same individual in successive years. 

Undergraduate applicants must complete the online application by May 31. Graduate students apply via the online graduate student application between July 1st and September 15th.



Application deadline

September 15


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. 

How to apply

 Students must apply via the online graduate scholarship application between July 1st and September 15th.

  1. Go to
  2. Sign into your Online Tools account                         
  3. Select “Apply for Awards” or “View and modify current award applications” if you have previously viewed/started this application
  4. Select the Aid Year and Period
  5. Select the Application “FGS Scholarship Application”
  6. Complete sections of application, ensuring you click ‘apply for award’ on each individual award page for the award you are applying for
  7. Submit any required documentation to
  8. SUBMIT your application

Retaining funding

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