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Sheila and John Hackett Research Travel Awards

One or more awards are given to outstanding graduate students in English, French, Greek & Roman Studies and/or History or outstanding graduate students in the Faculty of Fine Arts who are travelling to the European Union and/or the United Kingdom for research purposes.

Approval of the recipient(s) will be made by the Faculty of Graduate Studies, Graduate Awards Committee upon the recommendation of the Dean of Humanities in consultation with the Faculty of Fine Arts.



Application deadline

September 30 - apply through The Faculty of Humanities


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.