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UVic Retirees Association Award

Two awards of at least $1,000 each are given to academically outstanding graduate students, with preference to PhD students, whose area of study is focused on adults aged 55+ and who are working with the Institute on Aging and Lifelong Health.

Selection of the recipients will be based on a statement that explains the intent and impact of their research (maximum 500 words). Preference will be given to a students who have received no other awards or whose total award funding in the academic year does not exceed $5,000.

Approval of the recipients will be made by the Faculty of Graduate Studies Graduate Awards Committee upon the recommendation of the Institute on Aging and Lifelong Health.



Application deadline

June 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. 

Retaining funding

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

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