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William Petrie Scholarship

A scholarship is awarded to an academically outstanding graduate student in any discipline who can show how he or she has utilized library resources - be they print archival, music, multimedia, digital, etc. - for a class project, assignment or research paper. 

Eligible students must complete a 500 word essay explaining their use of library resources in an application

Graduate students must submit an application form to the University Librarian's Office by May 31st, to the attention of the Grants and Awards Librarian.

Approval of the recipient will be made by the Faculty of Graduate Studies Graduate Awards Committee upon the recommendation of the University Librarian's Office.



Application deadline

May 31


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.