Library 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.

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 UVic Online tools.
  • The deadline, unless stated otherwise, is May 31.


David Harris Flaherty Scholarship*

Value: $1,000 | Number: Varies

One or more scholarships of at least $1,000 each are awarded to academically outstanding undergraduate students in any discipline who can show how they have utilized library resources - be they print archival, music, multi-media, digital, etc. - for a class project, assignment or research paper. Eligibility students must complete at 500 word essay explaining their use of library resources in an application. The University Librarian's Office will nominate the recipient.

Approval of the recipient will be made by the Senate Committee on Awards upon the recommendation of the University Librarian's Office.