Health Information Science Department Awards

Please read the instructions carefully to confirm whether an application is required.

Scholarships marked with an asterisk (*) are funded by the University of Victoria Foundation.

James Coward Award*

Value: Varies | Number: 1

An award is given to a student in the School of Health Information Science to assist with expenses associated with participating in a Co-op work term. Preference will be given to a student taking an international work term.

Applications and further information can be obtained from the School of Health Information Science.

Dr. Ken and Barbara Thornton Memorial Award*

Value: Varies | Number: 1

An award is given to one or more students enrolled in the School of Health Information Science who has been a full-time resident of British Columbia for the preceeding two years.

Applications and further information can be obtained from the School of Health Information Science and must be returned by June 30.

Students may be considered for the following bursaries by completing the general bursary application. Only one application is necessary to be considered for all bursaries.

Denis and Pat Protti Bursary*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more bursaries are awarded to undergraduate or graduate students entering or continuing in the School of Health Information Science.

Students must apply to be considered for the entrance scholarships below, which are based on marks and other criteria such as academic achievement and volunteer and community work. All UVic entrance scholarships require a minimum 85% admission average, unless otherwise specified in the terms of reference of the scholarship. Recipients will be approved by the Senate Committee on Awards upon the recommendation of the School of Health Information Science.

The scholarships below:

  • requires an online application via My Page submitted between February 15 - April 30, unless otherwise stated in the Terms of Awards.
  • are governed by the general regulations for scholarships, medals, and prizes.

More information is available on the Entrance Scholarship website.

Dr. Mowafa Househ Entrance Scholarship

Value: $250 | Number: 1

A scholarship of $250 is awarded to an academically outstanding undergraduate student entering the School of Health Information Science from a British Columbia secondary school or college. Preference will be given to a student from the District of Northern British Columbia.

Sheila Ryan and Eileen Ryan Award in Health Information Science*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

First disbursement September 2020.

One or more awards are given to entering or continuing undergraduate students in the School of Health Information Sciences, with preference to students who have demonstrated financial need.  Students will apply through the online application via My Page. Approval of the recipient(s) will be made by the Senate Committee on Awards upon the recommendation of the School of Health Information Sciences.

Applications from students are not required for scholarships listed in this section.

These scholarships are governed by the general regulations for scholarships, medals, and prizes.

Health Information Science Scholarship

Value: $1,000 | Number: Varies

One or more scholarships of $1,000 each are awarded to academically outstanding entering or continuing undergraduate students in the Health Information Science program.

Steven A. Huesing Memorial Entrance Scholarship*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more scholarships are awarded to academically outstanding undergraduate students entering the School of Health Information Science.

Applications are required for in-course scholarships listed in this section. These scholarships are governed by the general regulations for scholarships, medals, and prizes. 

  • Unless stated otherwise, the application must be made through completion of the in-course scholarship application on My Page.
  • The deadline, unless stated otherwise, is May 31.
  • Some of the following awards may require application through the School of Health Information Science; please review the eligibility criteria and application instructions below for further information.

 

 

Michael Miller Scholarship*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more scholarships are awarded to graduate students and/or undergraduate students entering 3rd or 4th year in the School of Health Information Science. The application process includes the submission of a short essay on manic depression (bipolar disorder). Application forms may be obtained in the School of Health Information Science. Completed forms must be submitted to the School of Health Information Science by June 15. Approval of the recipient(s) will be made upon the recommendation of the School of Health Information Science.

Sheila Ryan and Eileen Ryan Award in Health Information Science*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

First disbursement September 2020.

One or more awards are given to entering or continuing undergraduate students in the School of Health Information Sciences, with preference to students who have demonstrated financial need.  Students will apply through the online application via My Page. Approval of the recipient(s) will be made by the Senate Committee on Awards upon the recommendation of the School of Health Information Sciences.

Applications from students are not required for scholarships listed below.

Unless otherwise indicated, recipients are approved by the Senate Committee on Awards upon the recommendation of the Department of Health Information Science.

These scholarships are governed by the general regulations for scholarships, medals, and prizes.

Audrey May McCormick Scholarship*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more scholarships are awarded to academically outstanding undergraduate students in the School of Health Information Science.

Health Information Science Scholarship

Value: $1,000 | Number: Varies

One or more scholarships of $1,000 each are awarded to academically outstanding entering or continuing undergraduate students in the Health Information Science program.

Mrs. Annie Greskiw Scholarship in Health Information Science*

Value: Varies | Number: 2

Two scholarships are awarded to outstanding students proceeding to year 3 or 4 of the Health Information Science Program.

Steven A. Huesing Memorial Entrance Scholarship*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more scholarships are awarded to academically outstanding undergraduate students entering the School of Health Information Science.