Student International Activities Fund & One World Scholarship

The Student International Activities Fund (SIAF) and the One World International Scholarship (OWIS) provide funds for UVic students to participate in international learning activities around the world. 

These international activities should help students develop the knowledge, skills, and perspectives needed to live, work, and communicate in an intercultural environment. 

Please read the application guidelines carefully - you can apply for SIAF and OWIS, or for only one competition.

Irving K. Barber One World International Scholarship

SIAF application guidelines and forms*

*Students going to Asia may also apply for a supplemental award from the President's Beyond Borders Asia Partners Fund. (Please note that "Asia" includes Australia, New Zealand, and Hawaii.)

Application instructions

Three competitions are held each year. The deadlines for applications are 4:30 p.m. on the third Wednesday of March, July, and November.

Applications for SIAF and OWIS must be submitted to the Office of Global Engagement either in person to University Centre, Room B202, or by email as a SINGLE pdf document per competition to .