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Vancouver Island Compassion Society Cannabis and Psychedelic Studies Scholarship

One or more scholarships of $5,000 each are awarded to graduate students whose research is focused on therapeutic or medically beneficial applications for cannabis or psychedelics and/or increasing access to medical cannabis or psychedelics (increased access via cost-coverage, stigma reduction, etc.).

The scholarship is renewable for the duration of the graduate degree, up to a maximum of four years, as long as the student is making good academic progress in the same degree.

Approval of the recipient(s) will be made by the Faculty of Graduate Studies Graduate Awards Committee. Applications must be submitted to the Dean's Office, Faculty of Graduate Studies no later than June 15th. 



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. Application details, deadlines and eligibility criteria are all listed in the award description. 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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