Financial Assistance

The University of Victoria currently offers a series of Fellowships and Awards from a minimum of $10,000 to a maximum of $17,500 (MA), and $20,000 (PhD), most of which are renewable subject to a minimum grade-point average of 7.0 on a 9.0 scale. Students with SSHRC scholarships receive President’s Research Scholarships at a value of $5,000 per year. Departments may also allocate a UVic Outstanding Graduate Student Entrance Award to an entering full time student at $5,000.  Visit the Faculty of Graduate Studies website for more information.

The Department of Greek and Roman Studies also actively encourages graduate students to apply for SSHRC grants. The Department has a successful system in place to advise and support students who apply for SSHRC grants, and any other grants that are appropriate.

Major scholarships funded by SSHRC for master's and doctoral students include:

Other national scholarships include:

UVic scholarships available for GRS graduate students include: 

(require Nomination by Department; contact GRS Graduate Advisor if interested in being nominated)

  • Howard E. Petch Research Scholarship = $7,500 
  • Cassels Shaw Graduate Fellowship = up to $8,800 
  • The Martlet Chapter iode Graduate Scholarshiop for Women = $400 
  • UVic Alumni Association Graduate Award = $2,000 

UVic scholarships specifically for GRS graduate students

UVic bursaries specifically for UVic graduate students


Please contact our  for questions related to our graduate program.