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UVic provides awards to graduate students of high academic standing. The distribution, value and duration of these awards and fellowships are determined by each academic unit. 

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Name Deadline Amount Audience Department
Gladys Nipp & Stephen Mah Family Award
One or more awards are given to undergraduate or graduate students in any discipline who are utilizing and/or enhancing the UVic Libraries' Chinese Canadian collections for the purposes of research, outreach initiatives (including both physical and/or digital exhibitions), or oral history projects.
April 15 Varies Masters PhD Psychology Educational Psychology and Leadership Studies Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education Sociology Child and Youth Care
Chair in Transgender Studies Doctoral Degree Research Scholarship for Trans, Non-binary, and Two-Spirit Students
One or more scholarships will be awarded to current or entering, academically outstanding doctoral degree students who self-identify as Trans, Nonbinary, or Two-Spirit and who are pursuing research in any field, including creative or performative activity.
April 30 $5,000 Undergraduate Gender-based PhD Sociology
Chair in Transgender Studies Doctoral Degree Research Scholarship
One or more scholarships will be awarded to current or entering academically outstanding doctoral degree students who are pursuing trans-related research in any field, including creative or performative activity.
April 30 $5,000 Gender-based PhD Sociology
Chair in Transgender Studies Master's Degree Research Scholarship for Trans, Non-binary, and Two-Spirit Students
Two or more scholarships will be awarded to current or entering, academically outstanding master’s degree students who self-identify as Trans, Nonbinary, or Two-Spirit and who are pursuing research in any field, including creative or performative activity.
April 30 $1,000 Gender-based Masters Sociology
Chair in Transgender Studies Master's Degree Research Scholarship
Two or more scholarships will be awarded to current or entering academically outstanding master’s degree students who are pursuing trans-related research in any field, including creative or performative activity.
April 30 $1,000 Masters Gender-based Sociology
Chair in Transgender Studies Research Fellowship for Community Based Scholars
Two or more fellowships will be awarded by the Chair in Transgender Studies to community-based scholars pursuing research at UVic in any field, including creative or performative activity, which will benefit Trans, Nonbinary, and Two-Spirit people.
April 30 $1,000 Masters PhD Gender-based Sociology
Gavin Quincy Residence Life Leadership Scholarship
One or more scholarships are awarded to academically outstanding undergraduate or graduate students who currently reside in a residence and are residence life student leaders. 
April 30 Varies Masters PhD Health Information Science
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. 
May 31 Varies Masters PhD Environmental Studies Geography
Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement (MSFSS)
The MSFSS program supports active Tri-Council master's and doctoral CGS award holders with travel supplements of up to $6,000. These supplements are available to help offset the costs of undertaking research studies outside of Canada for a defined period.
June or October Up to $6,000 PhD External awards Masters Nursing Public Administration Social Work Biochemistry and Microbiology Germanic and Slavic Studies Education Business Computer Science Medieval Studies Art History and Visual Studies Visual Arts Hispanic and Italian Studies Mathematics and Statistics Linguistics Library Pacific and Asian Studies Health Information Science Biology Anthropology Environmental Studies Geography Humanities French Fine Arts Physics and Astronomy Psychology Chemistry Gender Studies Theatre Writing Social Sciences Economics Public Health and Social Policy Political Science Music Greek and Roman Studies English Child and Youth Care Science Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education Earth and Ocean Sciences Sociology History Law Human and Social Development Philosophy
Dr. Peter Montgomery Graduate Scholarship
One or more scholarships are awarded to academically outstanding graduate students entering or continuing at the University of Victoria with demonstrated financial need.
June 15 Varies Masters PhD Health Information Science
Saanich Employees Benefit Association Award
One or more awards of $1,000 each are given to full or part-time entering or continuing undergraduate or graduate students who are members or dependents of members of the Saanich Employees Benefit Association (SEBA) and have demonstrated financial need.
June 15 $1,000 PhD Masters Public Health and Social Policy Health Information Science Nursing
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.
June 15 Varies PhD Masters Science
Leslie and Kay Jowett Graduate Scholarship
One or more awards will be given to graduate students with a physical disability as defined by the 1975 UNESCO declaration.
June 15 Varies Masters PhD Students with disabilities Economics
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.).
June 15 $5,000 PhD Masters Hispanic and Italian Studies French Germanic and Slavic Studies Public Administration Physics and Astronomy Theatre Humanities Environmental Studies Social Sciences Fine Arts History Child and Youth Care Art History and Visual Studies Computer Science Human and Social Development Economics Sociology English Earth and Ocean Sciences Biology Linguistics Mathematics and Statistics Education Library Gender Studies Medieval Studies Chemistry Health Information Science Law Greek and Roman Studies Music Science Engineering and Computer Science Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education Political Science Visual Arts Writing Public Health and Social Policy Philosophy Business Educational Psychology and Leadership Studies Social Work Nursing Anthropology Biochemistry and Microbiology Pacific and Asian Studies Geography Psychology
Iranian Student Graduate Memorial Scholarship
One scholarship of at least $500 is awarded to an academically outstanding graduate student who is either an Iranian citizen or has Iranian ancestry and is a permanent resident of Canadian citizen. 
July 31 Varies Masters PhD Human and Social Development
Peninsula Co-op Dr. Ian MacPherson Memorial Scholarship
One or more scholarships are awarded to academically outstanding graduate students participating in a co-op work program.
July 31 Varies Masters PhD Visual Arts Education Economics Environmental Studies Pacific and Asian Studies Public Health and Social Policy Geography Engineering and Computer Science Law History Fine Arts Physics and Astronomy Sociology Mathematics and Statistics Psychology French Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education English Philosophy Science Biology Biochemistry and Microbiology Hispanic and Italian Studies Medieval Studies Business Anthropology Writing Germanic and Slavic Studies Computer Science Chemistry Greek and Roman Studies Art History and Visual Studies Political Science Child and Youth Care Educational Psychology and Leadership Studies Earth and Ocean Sciences Health Information Science Nursing Music Humanities Social Sciences Linguistics Human and Social Development Theatre Library Social Work Gender Studies Public Administration
Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships
Prestigious Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (CGS) of $50,000/yr are available to Canadian and international graduate students who demonstrate both leadership skills and a high standard of scholarly achievement and are pursuing doctoral study at a Canadian university.
UVic internal deadline by department nomination (October 4, by 4:30) $50,000 PhD Masters External awards Business Biology Linguistics Social Work Greek and Roman Studies Psychology Germanic and Slavic Studies Physics and Astronomy Medieval Studies Gender Studies Law Music Sociology Library Fine Arts Science Health Information Science Human and Social Development Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education Political Science Chemistry Child and Youth Care Pacific and Asian Studies Theatre Humanities English Mathematics and Statistics Public Health and Social Policy Philosophy History Visual Arts Nursing Environmental Studies Economics Earth and Ocean Sciences Writing Geography Biochemistry and Microbiology Hispanic and Italian Studies Education Art History and Visual Studies Social Sciences French Public Administration Anthropology Computer Science
Dean's Award for Indigenous Graduate Students
The Faculty of Graduate Studies’ Dean’s Award for Indigenous Graduate Students is an award to recognize and support academic excellence.
September 15 $6000 or higher Indigenous students Masters PhD Anthropology Earth and Ocean Sciences English Physics and Astronomy Music Law Greek and Roman Studies Engineering and Computer Science Hispanic and Italian Studies Health Information Science Linguistics Economics Art History and Visual Studies Humanities Political Science Philosophy Business History Pacific and Asian Studies Human and Social Development Education Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education Visual Arts Mathematics and Statistics Geography Environmental Studies Public Administration Public Health and Social Policy Biochemistry and Microbiology Germanic and Slavic Studies Child and Youth Care Sociology Library Medieval Studies Theatre Chemistry Nursing Social Work Educational Psychology and Leadership Studies Biology Writing Social Sciences French Science Fine Arts Psychology Gender Studies Computer Science
John Michael Brownutt Graduate Scholarships
One or more scholarships are awarded to academically outstanding graduate Aboriginal First Nation, (Status, Non-Status, Inuit or Metis) students at the University of Victoria. 
September 15th Varies PhD Indigenous students Masters Biology
Professional Employees Association (PEA) Graduate Scholarship
One or more scholarships are awarded to academically outstanding full or part-time graduate students entering or continuing at the University of Victoria who are UVic PEA members or their dependants.
September 15 Varies Masters PhD Social Sciences Engineering and Computer Science Science
Sto:lo Legacy Scholarship
One or more scholarships to a total value of $5,000 per annum, are awarded to registered members of any Stó:lō First Nation (i.e. any First Nation located along the Fraser River and its tributaries between Langley and Yale) entering or continuing in a certificate, diploma or degree program (undergraduate or graduate) at the University of Victoria.
September 15 $5,000 PhD Masters Indigenous students Business Law Humanities Social Sciences Engineering and Computer Science Human and Social Development
Canada Graduate Scholarships - Master's
The objective of the Canada Graduate Scholarships - Master’s Program (CGS M) is to help develop research skills and assist in the training of highly qualified personnel by supporting students who demonstrate a high standard of achievement in undergraduate and early graduate studies.
December 01, before 5:00 pm PT (8:00 pm ET) $17,500 External awards Masters Theatre Philosophy Art History and Visual Studies Visual Arts Pacific and Asian Studies Law Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education Germanic and Slavic Studies Writing Business Social Work Health Information Science Music Anthropology Sociology Linguistics English Gender Studies Geography Human and Social Development Public Health and Social Policy Library Earth and Ocean Sciences Physics and Astronomy Hispanic and Italian Studies Public Administration Nursing Biochemistry and Microbiology Biology Chemistry French Mathematics and Statistics Social Sciences Economics Science Greek and Roman Studies Fine Arts Environmental Studies Humanities Medieval Studies Political Science Education Computer Science Psychology History Child and Youth Care
Cassels Shaw Graduate Fellowship
One or more fellowships each year will be awarded to an outstanding graduate student, entering or continuing in the Faculty of Graduate Studies. The recipient will be selected on the basis of high academic achievement and demonstrated financial need.
No application required Varies PhD Masters Computer Science Fine Arts Political Science Nursing Pacific and Asian Studies Public Administration Earth and Ocean Sciences Anthropology Chemistry History Social Work Environmental Studies Linguistics English Medieval Studies French Education Law Science Business Health Information Science Child and Youth Care Public Health and Social Policy Physics and Astronomy Biology Theatre Gender Studies Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education Writing Social Sciences Economics Geography Biochemistry and Microbiology Humanities Visual Arts Greek and Roman Studies Music Hispanic and Italian Studies Art History and Visual Studies Library Human and Social Development Psychology Philosophy Germanic and Slavic Studies Mathematics and Statistics Sociology
Rhodes Scholarship
A Rhodes Scholarship is tenable at the University of Oxford, United Kingdom and provides recipients with direct payment of the Oxford University (and College) fees, two economy class flights - to and from the UK - for the beginning and end of studies in Oxford, plus an annual stipend and a settling in allowance which are paid directly to the recipient.
2022 UVic application deadline August 8, 2022 Varies External awards PhD Biochemistry and Microbiology Fine Arts Art History and Visual Studies Law Writing Human and Social Development Business Germanic and Slavic Studies Humanities History Hispanic and Italian Studies Library French Nursing Environmental Studies Social Work Public Administration Social Sciences Economics Public Health and Social Policy Education Theatre Science Pacific and Asian Studies Physics and Astronomy Anthropology Computer Science Music Earth and Ocean Sciences Greek and Roman Studies Gender Studies Geography English Mathematics and Statistics Sociology Political Science Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education Philosophy Child and Youth Care Medieval Studies Visual Arts Health Information Science Psychology Biology Chemistry Linguistics
University of Victoria Graduate Awards & Fellowships
The Faculty of Graduate Studies provides awards to graduate students of high academic standing. The distribution, value and duration of these awards and fellowships are determined by each academic unit.
No application required Varies Masters PhD Medieval Studies Gender Studies Chemistry Art History and Visual Studies Business French Hispanic and Italian Studies Social Work Health Information Science Visual Arts Nursing Human and Social Development Humanities Fine Arts Law Mathematics and Statistics Education Pacific and Asian Studies Computer Science Environmental Studies Writing Science English Greek and Roman Studies Anthropology Germanic and Slavic Studies History Public Health and Social Policy Linguistics Earth and Ocean Sciences Physics and Astronomy Public Administration Geography Theatre Sociology Music Child and Youth Care Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education Political Science Philosophy Biochemistry and Microbiology Library Economics Social Sciences Psychology Biology
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Canada Graduate Scholarship (CIHR CGSD)
CIHR provides doctoral scholarships through their Health Research Training Award Programs to students pursuing a doctoral degree in a health-related field. CIHR Doctoral awards are valued at $35,000 per year for up to three years. To apply you must be a citizen or permanent resident of Canada.
2022 UVic internal application deadline October 4 (no later than 4:30pm) $35,000 External awards PhD Undergraduate Law Nursing Linguistics Writing Greek and Roman Studies Psychology Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education Art History and Visual Studies Theatre Chemistry Environmental Studies Music Health Information Science Geography Public Administration English Social Sciences Hispanic and Italian Studies Economics Human and Social Development Sociology Fine Arts Public Health and Social Policy Anthropology Germanic and Slavic Studies Biochemistry and Microbiology Biology Social Work Mathematics and Statistics Medieval Studies Computer Science Political Science Visual Arts Philosophy Earth and Ocean Sciences Pacific and Asian Studies History Gender Studies Humanities Child and Youth Care Library Physics and Astronomy Business French Education Science
German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
DAAD provides Study Scholarships to highly qualified Master’s students for one year of study in Germany and one-year Research Grants to highly qualified PhD students for a research project or continuing academic training to be carried out with a supervisor in Germany.
2022 UVic internal application deadline October 14 (no later than 4:30pm) Monthly stipend of €861 to €1,200 (euros) plus travel allowance and additional benefits External awards PhD Masters Nursing Library Physics and Astronomy Fine Arts Biochemistry and Microbiology Child and Youth Care Philosophy Engineering and Computer Science Linguistics Sociology Psychology Public Administration Hispanic and Italian Studies Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education History English Medieval Studies Writing Pacific and Asian Studies Biology Theatre Business Gender Studies Geography Political Science French Art History and Visual Studies Visual Arts Humanities Germanic and Slavic Studies Economics Chemistry Computer Science Science Earth and Ocean Sciences Education Health Information Science Social Work Greek and Roman Studies Educational Psychology and Leadership Studies Public Health and Social Policy Human and Social Development Anthropology Music Social Sciences Environmental Studies Law Mathematics and Statistics

Annual giving

Name Deadline Amount Audience Department
Annual Giving Student Scholarship
A scholarship of $1000 is awarded to an academically outstanding student who is a current Annual Giving student employee and who has worked a minimum of 48 hours in that position.
April 30 $1,000 Masters PhD Annual giving

Anthropology

Name Deadline Amount Audience Department
Albert Hung Chao Hong Scholarships
One or more scholarships based on academic excellence are awarded to undergraduate and graduate students attending the University of Victoria who are citizens of Hong Kong or Mainland China.
No application required Varies PhD Masters Anthropology
Alexander and Helen Stafford MacCarthy Muir Graduate Scholarship
One or more scholarships are awarded to outstanding graduate students at the University of Victoria.
No application required Varies PhD Masters Anthropology
Alice Lou-Poy Graduate Scholarship
One or more scholarships are awarded to outstanding graduate students conducting research on Alzheimer's and dementia in the Institute on Aging and Lifelong Health (IALH).
No application required Varies Masters PhD Anthropology
David F. Strong Research Scholarship
One (1) David F. Strong Research Scholarship will be awarded to graduate students who currently hold a Canadian federal research council scholarship valued between $17,500 and $35,000.
August 31 Varies PhD Masters Anthropology
Donald Wagg Graduate Scholarships
One or more scholarships are awarded to outstanding graduate students in the Faculty of Graduate Studies.
No application required Varies Masters PhD Anthropology
Dr. David Chuenyan Lai Scholarship
A scholarship is awarded to an outstanding graduate student doing research on aging and whose graduate thesis chair is a research affiliate of the Institute on Aging and Lifelong Health (IALH).
No application required Varies PhD Masters Anthropology
Elaine Gallagher Award
One or more travel awards are given to outstanding graduate students doing research on aging who are presenting a paper or poster at a conference on aging.
No application required Varies Masters PhD Anthropology
Ferguson Graduate Research Award in Digital Health
An award of $10,000 is given to an academically outstanding graduate student, with preference to a PhD student, whose research is in the area of digital health innovations and applications (e.g., well-being, cognition, physical activity), and who is working with the Institute on Aging and Lifelong Health.
No application required $10,000 PhD Anthropology
Ian Evans Graduate Scholarship
One or more scholarships are awarded to academically outstanding entering or continuing graduate students.
No application required Varies PhD Masters Anthropology
Jarmila Vlasta Von Drak Thouvenelle Co-op Scholarships
One or more scholarships are awarded to undergraduate and graduate co-op students at the University of Victoria.
No application required Varies Masters PhD Anthropology
Jarmila Vlasta Von Drak Thouvenelle Graduate Scholarship
One or more scholarships are awarded to academically outstanding graduate students at the University of Victoria.
No application required Varies Masters PhD Anthropology
John and Myrtle Tilley Graduate Scholarship
One or more scholarships are awarded to academically outstanding graduate students entering or continuing at the University of Victoria.
No application required Varies Masters PhD Anthropology
Melva J. Hanson Graduate Scholarship
One or more scholarships are awarded to outstanding students at the University of Victoria.
No application required Varies PhD Masters Anthropology
Neena Chappell Scholarship
A scholarship is awarded to an outstanding graduate student doing research on aging.
No application required Varies PhD Masters Anthropology
Olivine Stephenson Graduate Scholarship
One or more scholarships are awarded to academically outstanding graduate students.
No application required Varies PhD Masters Anthropology
Ord and Linda Anderson Interdisciplinary Graduate Scholarship
One or more scholarships of at least $10,000 each will be awarded to highly qualified students registered in an Interdisciplinary (INTD) PhD Program.
No application required at least $10,000 PhD Anthropology
Robert W. Ford Graduate Scholarships
One or more scholarships are awarded to outstanding graduate students entering or continuing in the Faculty of Graduate Studies.
No application required Varies PhD Masters Anthropology
The M.A. and D.E. Breckenridge Graduate Awards
One or more scholarships are awarded to outstanding graduate students at the University of Victoria.
No application required $2,000 PhD Masters Anthropology
The Martlet Chapter IODE Graduate Scholarship for Women
A scholarship will be awarded to an academically outstanding woman student entering the second year of a master’s program.
No application required Varies Gender-based Masters Anthropology
Tsi'Tsu'Wu'Tul Award
An award is given to a graduating undergraduate or graduate Indigenous student who has overcome significant obstacles. The award is given out in both June and November and recipients will be honoured at the Indigenous Recognition Ceremonies. 
No application required $500 Masters Indigenous students PhD Anthropology
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.
June 15 Varies Masters PhD Anthropology
Fanny Williams Huu-ay-aht First Nations Scholarship
A scholarship of $1,000 is awarded to an entering, continuing or transferring Indigenous undergraduate or graduate student from the Huu-ay-aht First Nation.
June 15 $1,000 Masters Indigenous students PhD Anthropology

Art History and Visual Studies

Name Deadline Amount Audience Department
Albert Hung Chao Hong Scholarships
One or more scholarships based on academic excellence are awarded to undergraduate and graduate students attending the University of Victoria who are citizens of Hong Kong or Mainland China.
No application required Varies PhD Masters Art History and Visual Studies
Alexander and Helen Stafford MacCarthy Muir Graduate Scholarship
One or more scholarships are awarded to outstanding graduate students at the University of Victoria.
No application required Varies PhD Masters Art History and Visual Studies
David F. Strong Research Scholarship
One (1) David F. Strong Research Scholarship will be awarded to graduate students who currently hold a Canadian federal research council scholarship valued between $17,500 and $35,000.
August 31 Varies PhD Masters Art History and Visual Studies
Donald Wagg Graduate Scholarships
One or more scholarships are awarded to outstanding graduate students in the Faculty of Graduate Studies.
No application required Varies Masters PhD Art History and Visual Studies
Heather J. Lindstedt and Brian A. Pollick Fellowship
A fellowship is awarded to an Art History and Visual Studies PhD (post-comprehensive) student whose work falls within the general subject area of the Centre for Studies in Religion and Society (CSRS) and who wishes to experience extensive interaction with a variety of other scholars and graduate students at the CSRS.
June 15 Varies Masters PhD Art History and Visual Studies
Henriette Ann Schmidt Scholarship
One or more scholarships are awarded to academically outstanding graduate students in the Department of Art History & Visual Studies specializing in Indigenous arts with preference given to students studying Pre-Columbian art.
No application required Varies Masters PhD Art History and Visual Studies
Herbert Bertram Falkenstein Graduate Scholarship in Fine Arts
One or more scholarships, of at least $10,000 each, are awarded to academically outstanding Masters or PhD students in the Faculty of Fine Arts whose research focuses on Art History or Asian Studies.
No application required at least $10,000 Masters PhD Art History and Visual Studies
Ian Evans Graduate Scholarship
One or more scholarships are awarded to academically outstanding entering or continuing graduate students.
No application required Varies PhD Masters Art History and Visual Studies
Jarmila Vlasta Von Drak Thouvenelle Co-op Scholarships
One or more scholarships are awarded to undergraduate and graduate co-op students at the University of Victoria.
No application required Varies Masters PhD Art History and Visual Studies
Jarmila Vlasta Von Drak Thouvenelle Graduate Scholarship
One or more scholarships are awarded to academically outstanding graduate students at the University of Victoria.
No application required Varies Masters PhD Art History and Visual Studies
Jeffrey Rubinoff Scholar in Art as a Source of Knowledge Fellowship
An award of $30,000 is given to a doctoral student in the field of Modern and Contemporary Art History. If there are no eligible candidates in this field, only outstanding doctoral candidates (excellent PhD proposal, high GPA) in other areas of Art History and Visual Studies will be considered.
No application required $30,000 PhD Art History and Visual Studies
Jeffrey Rubinoff Scholar in Art as a Source of Knowledge Scholarship
One or more scholarships are awarded to academically outstanding graduate students in the Department of Art History & Visual Studies, with preference for students with demonstrated financial need.
No application required Varies PhD Masters Art History and Visual Studies
Jeffrey Rubinoff Scholar in Art as a Source of Knowledge Travel Award
The Award is to cover travel, food and accommodation costs (the "Forum Costs") for the recipient of the Jeffrey Rubinoff Scholar in Arts as a Source of Knowledge Fellowship and two or more undergraduate or graduate students to attend the Company of Ideas Forum (the "Forum") which is conducted annually by the Jeffrey Rubinoff Foundation at the Jeffrey Rubinoff Sculpture Park (JRSP).
No application required Varies Masters PhD Art History and Visual Studies
John and Myrtle Tilley Graduate Scholarship
One or more scholarships are awarded to academically outstanding graduate students entering or continuing at the University of Victoria.
No application required Varies Masters PhD Art History and Visual Studies
Kalman Award for International Heritage Studies
One or more awards are given to full or part-time undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in the Diploma in Cultural Resource Management, the Graduate Professional Certificate in Cultural Heritage Studies or any degree program at the University of Victoria. 
November 15 Varies PhD Part-time studies Masters Art History and Visual Studies
Melva J. Hanson Graduate Scholarship
One or more scholarships are awarded to outstanding students at the University of Victoria.
No application required Varies PhD Masters Art History and Visual Studies
Olivine Stephenson Graduate Scholarship
One or more scholarships are awarded to academically outstanding graduate students.
No application required Varies PhD Masters Art History and Visual Studies
Ord and Linda Anderson Interdisciplinary Graduate Scholarship
One or more scholarships of at least $10,000 each will be awarded to highly qualified students registered in an Interdisciplinary (INTD) PhD Program.
No application required at least $10,000 PhD Art History and Visual Studies
Robert W. Ford Graduate Scholarships
One or more scholarships are awarded to outstanding graduate students entering or continuing in the Faculty of Graduate Studies.
No application required Varies PhD Masters Art History and Visual Studies
Stephen and Eunice Lowe Scholarship for the Study of the History of Chinese Art
One or more scholarships are awarded to either academically outstanding undergraduate or graduate students studying Asian Art in the Department of Art History & Visual Studies. Preference will be given to students studying the history of Chinese Art.
No application required Varies Masters PhD Art History and Visual Studies
The Flora Hamilton Burns Fellowship
A grant donated by Flora Hamilton Burns in memory of Emily Carr may be awarded to a highly qualified student in History in Art.
No application required $700 Masters PhD Art History and Visual Studies
The M.A. and D.E. Breckenridge Graduate Awards
One or more scholarships are awarded to outstanding graduate students at the University of Victoria.
No application required $2,000 PhD Masters Art History and Visual Studies
The Martlet Chapter IODE Graduate Scholarship for Women
A scholarship will be awarded to an academically outstanding woman student entering the second year of a master’s program.
No application required Varies Gender-based Masters Art History and Visual Studies
Tsi'Tsu'Wu'Tul Award
An award is given to a graduating undergraduate or graduate Indigenous student who has overcome significant obstacles. The award is given out in both June and November and recipients will be honoured at the Indigenous Recognition Ceremonies. 
No application required $500 Masters Indigenous students PhD Art History and Visual Studies
Fanny Williams Huu-ay-aht First Nations Scholarship
A scholarship of $1,000 is awarded to an entering, continuing or transferring Indigenous undergraduate or graduate student from the Huu-ay-aht First Nation.
June 15 $1,000 Masters Indigenous students PhD Art History and Visual Studies

Biochemistry and Microbiology

Name Deadline Amount Audience Department
Albert Hung Chao Hong Scholarships
One or more scholarships based on academic excellence are awarded to undergraduate and graduate students attending the University of Victoria who are citizens of Hong Kong or Mainland China.
No application required Varies PhD Masters Biochemistry and Microbiology
Alexander and Helen Stafford MacCarthy Muir Graduate Scholarship
One or more scholarships are awarded to outstanding graduate students at the University of Victoria.
No application required Varies PhD Masters Biochemistry and Microbiology
David F. Strong Research Scholarship
One (1) David F. Strong Research Scholarship will be awarded to graduate students who currently hold a Canadian federal research council scholarship valued between $17,500 and $35,000.
August 31 Varies PhD Masters Biochemistry and Microbiology
Donald Wagg Graduate Scholarships
One or more scholarships are awarded to outstanding graduate students in the Faculty of Graduate Studies.
No application required Varies Masters PhD Biochemistry and Microbiology
Dr. Julius F. Schleicher Graduate Scholarship
One or more scholarships are given to highly qualified male graduate students in either the Faculty of Law or in one of the disciplines forming part of pre-medical studies such as biochemistry/microbiology, biology or chemistry.
No application required Varies Masters PhD Gender-based Biochemistry and Microbiology
Edythe Hembroff-Schleicher Scholarships
One or more scholarships are awarded for undergraduate or graduate female students registered in pre-medicine disciplines such as biochemistry/microbiology, biology or chemistry who show exceptional promise and who show firm intention to continue on to medical school.
No application required Varies Masters PhD Gender-based Biochemistry and Microbiology
Eileen Ford Wood and Alexander James Wood Scholarship
One or more scholarships are awarded to female students who are enrolled in either a graduate program (full or part-time) or a pre-entry program in Biochemistry and Microbiology, Chemistry, Computer Science or Geography.
No application required Varies Gender-based Masters Part-time studies PhD Biochemistry and Microbiology
Greig Cosier Memorial Scholarship
One or more scholarships are awarded to academically outstanding graduate students in the Department of Biology or the Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology who are recognized for conscientious effort to their own studies as well as formally or informally mentoring other students.
No application required Varies PhD Masters Biochemistry and Microbiology
Ian Evans Graduate Scholarship
One or more scholarships are awarded to academically outstanding entering or continuing graduate students.
No application required Varies PhD Masters Biochemistry and Microbiology
Jarmila Vlasta Von Drak Thouvenelle Co-op Scholarships
One or more scholarships are awarded to undergraduate and graduate co-op students at the University of Victoria.
No application required Varies Masters PhD Biochemistry and Microbiology
Jarmila Vlasta Von Drak Thouvenelle Graduate Scholarship
One or more scholarships are awarded to academically outstanding graduate students at the University of Victoria.
No application required Varies Masters PhD Biochemistry and Microbiology
John and Myrtle Tilley Graduate Scholarship
One or more scholarships are awarded to academically outstanding graduate students entering or continuing at the University of Victoria.
No application required Varies Masters PhD Biochemistry and Microbiology
Melva J. Hanson Graduate Scholarship
One or more scholarships are awarded to outstanding students at the University of Victoria.
No application required Varies PhD Masters Biochemistry and Microbiology
Mrs. Zohra & Dr. Abdullah Siddiqui Scholarship
One or more scholarships of at least $1,000 are awarded to academically outstanding graduate students in the Neurosciences Graduate Program (Division of Medical Sciences), with preference for students with demonstrated financial need.
No application required at least $1,000 PhD Masters Biochemistry and Microbiology
Olivine Stephenson Graduate Scholarship
One or more scholarships are awarded to academically outstanding graduate students.
No application required Varies PhD Masters Biochemistry and Microbiology
Ord and Linda Anderson Interdisciplinary Graduate Scholarship
One or more scholarships of at least $10,000 each will be awarded to highly qualified students registered in an Interdisciplinary (INTD) PhD Program.
No application required at least $10,000 PhD Biochemistry and Microbiology
Paul Parizeau Graduate Scholarship
One or more scholarships are awarded to academically outstanding graduate students in the Department of Biology and/or Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology who are conducting research in the fields of animal growth, embryonic development or regeneration.
No application required Varies PhD Masters Biochemistry and Microbiology
Robert W. Ford Graduate Scholarships
One or more scholarships are awarded to outstanding graduate students entering or continuing in the Faculty of Graduate Studies.
No application required Varies PhD Masters Biochemistry and Microbiology
The M.A. and D.E. Breckenridge Graduate Awards
One or more scholarships are awarded to outstanding graduate students at the University of Victoria.
No application required $2,000 PhD Masters Biochemistry and Microbiology
The Martlet Chapter IODE Graduate Scholarship for Women
A scholarship will be awarded to an academically outstanding woman student entering the second year of a master’s program.
No application required Varies Gender-based Masters Biochemistry and Microbiology
The Ray Hadfield Memorial Fellowship
Annual income from an endowment fund created by the Hadfield family may be awarded to a graduate student whose project, thesis, or dissertation is related to research or treatment of rheumatic diseases.
No application required Varies PhD Masters Biochemistry and Microbiology
Tsi'Tsu'Wu'Tul Award
An award is given to a graduating undergraduate or graduate Indigenous student who has overcome significant obstacles. The award is given out in both June and November and recipients will be honoured at the Indigenous Recognition Ceremonies. 
No application required $500 Masters Indigenous students PhD Biochemistry and Microbiology
Whitley Scholarship
A scholarship is awarded, on a rotating basis, to the top graduate student in the School of Nursing, School of Public Health and Division of Medical Sciences.
No application required Varies PhD Masters Biochemistry and Microbiology
Fanny Williams Huu-ay-aht First Nations Scholarship
A scholarship of $1,000 is awarded to an entering, continuing or transferring Indigenous undergraduate or graduate student from the Huu-ay-aht First Nation.
June 15 $1,000 Masters Indigenous students PhD Biochemistry and Microbiology

Biology

Name Deadline Amount Audience Department
Albert Hung Chao Hong Scholarships
One or more scholarships based on academic excellence are awarded to undergraduate and graduate students attending the University of Victoria who are citizens of Hong Kong or Mainland China.
No application required Varies PhD Masters Biology
Alexander and Helen Stafford MacCarthy Muir Graduate Scholarship
One or more scholarships are awarded to outstanding graduate students at the University of Victoria.
No application required Varies PhD Masters Biology
Alfred and Adriana Potvin Graduate Scholarship in Ocean Science
Scholarships are awarded to outstanding students in the School of Earth and Ocean Sciences who are pursuing a MSc or PhD in Ocean Sciences or a MSc or PhD in Marine Biology in the Department of Biology.
No application required Varies Masters PhD Biology
Alice Lou-Poy Graduate Scholarship
One or more scholarships are awarded to outstanding graduate students conducting research on Alzheimer's and dementia in the Institute on Aging and Lifelong Health (IALH).
No application required Varies Masters PhD Biology
Amelia Leith Memorial Fellowship
A fellowship may be awarded to a graduate student in biology whose studies are in an area of horticultural significance.
No application required up to $12,000 Masters PhD Biology
David F. Strong Research Scholarship
One (1) David F. Strong Research Scholarship will be awarded to graduate students who currently hold a Canadian federal research council scholarship valued between $17,500 and $35,000.
August 31 Varies PhD Masters Biology
Donald Wagg Graduate Scholarships
One or more scholarships are awarded to outstanding graduate students in the Faculty of Graduate Studies.
No application required Varies Masters PhD Biology
Dr. Julius F. Schleicher Graduate Scholarship
One or more scholarships are given to highly qualified male graduate students in either the Faculty of Law or in one of the disciplines forming part of pre-medical studies such as biochemistry/microbiology, biology or chemistry.
No application required Varies Masters PhD Gender-based Biology
Edythe Hembroff-Schleicher Scholarships
One or more scholarships are awarded for undergraduate or graduate female students registered in pre-medicine disciplines such as biochemistry/microbiology, biology or chemistry who show exceptional promise and who show firm intention to continue on to medical school.
No application required Varies Masters PhD Gender-based Biology
Elaine Gallagher Award
One or more travel awards are given to outstanding graduate students doing research on aging who are presenting a paper or poster at a conference on aging.
No application required Varies Masters PhD Biology
Ferguson Graduate Research Award in Digital Health
An award of $10,000 is given to an academically outstanding graduate student, with preference to a PhD student, whose research is in the area of digital health innovations and applications (e.g., well-being, cognition, physical activity), and who is working with the Institute on Aging and Lifelong Health.
No application required $10,000 PhD Biology
Greig Cosier Memorial Scholarship
One or more scholarships are awarded to academically outstanding graduate students in the Department of Biology or the Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology who are recognized for conscientious effort to their own studies as well as formally or informally mentoring other students.
No application required Varies PhD Masters Biology
Ian Evans Graduate Scholarship
One or more scholarships are awarded to academically outstanding entering or continuing graduate students.
No application required Varies PhD Masters Biology
Jarmila Vlasta Von Drak Thouvenelle Co-op Scholarships
One or more scholarships are awarded to undergraduate and graduate co-op students at the University of Victoria.
No application required Varies Masters PhD Biology
Jarmila Vlasta Von Drak Thouvenelle Graduate Scholarship
One or more scholarships are awarded to academically outstanding graduate students at the University of Victoria.
No application required Varies Masters PhD Biology
John and Myrtle Tilley Graduate Scholarship
One or more scholarships are awarded to academically outstanding graduate students entering or continuing at the University of Victoria.
No application required Varies Masters PhD Biology
John Boom Graduate Scholarship
One or more scholarships are given annually to academically outstanding graduate student(s) who have worked at the Bamfield Marine Station, have demonstrated an ability to work independently and have shown initiative and innovation in their research and evidence of published work.
November 1 Varies PhD Masters Biology
Kutzschan Graduate Scholarship in Forest Biology
One or more scholarships are awarded to academically outstanding graduate students who study forest biology.
No application required Varies PhD Masters Biology
M.C. Melburn Award
Two additional grants of $700 may be awarded to graduate students in biology, with preference to students in botany.
No application required $700 PhD Masters Biology