Scholarships for graduate students

School of Nursing Scholarships

2019/20 scholarship application 

2019/20 sample scholarship application

Cassels-Shaw Financial Need Assessment 

2019/20 Scholarship Application deadline: Aug 23, 2019.

You are encouraged to communicate with potential faculty referees well in advance regarding letters of support for your application.

On the scholarship application, please provide “faculty support” for each award for which you are applying (complete instructions are included on the form).

When “saving as”, please name the documents as follows: 

FirstName LastName_2019 Graduate Scholarship Application
FirstName Lastname_2019 List of Publications, Contributions and Awards

Please forward both attachments in a single email to .

If you have any questions or require assistance during this process please do not hesitate to contact


For more information on each award please visit the UVic Faculty of Graduate Studies website.

On behalf of donors, the Faculty of Graduate Studies administers a number of graduate awards at the University of Victoria. Unless otherwise stated, all awards are made annually by the Graduate Faculty Awards Committee to full-time graduate students on the basis of recommendations from the appropriate departments.

The UVic School of Nursing nominates students for the following two categories of awards:

Category A:  Awards that are open to all full time graduate students (unless otherwise specified) in the School of Nursing. One or more applicants can be nominated for each award.

  • James & Phillippa Kerr Graduate Scholarship in Nursing
  • Rudy Horst Gerhardt Kirmhse Graduate Scholarship in Nursing
  • Gertrude Helen Robertson Graduate Scholarships
  • Sisters of St. Ann Scholarship in Nursing
  • Harold and Myra Thompson Memorial Scholarship
  • Zillah (Hobart) Wood Scholarship in the School of Nursing
  • Jessie Mantle Fellowship in Nursing

Category B: Awards that are open to full time graduate students (unless otherwise specified) across multiple schools. One applicant from the School of Nursing can be nominated per award.

  • Albert Hung Chao Hong Scholarship
  • Discovery Program for Youth and Family Addiction Services Scholarship
  • General Graduate Scholarships
  • The Mrs. Annie Greskiw Graduate Award
  • The Ray Hadfield Memorial Fellowship
  • The Martlet Chapter Iode Graduate Scholarships for Women
  • Cassels Shaw Graduate Fellowship
  • Howard E. Petch/David F. Strong Research Scholarship

The following guidelines are in effect in order to standardize the information for all nominees:

  • Student statement/faculty comments are restricted to one page
  • Maximum 1 page list of publications, patents, conference presentations, creative works and/or performances, other significant awards or academic accomplishments.
  • An unofficial transcript of the most recent coursework must be attached
  • The GPA box will be completed by the Department

Please be advised that it will not be possible for students to receive payments in time for the September fee deadline.  The Graduate Awards Committee will meet in October to select and approve award recipients. Successful candidates will be notified directly by the Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS), early in November.

For more information please contact