Anthropology 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 My Page.
  • The deadline, unless stated otherwise, is May 31.
  • Some of the following awards may require application through the Department of Anthropology; please review the eligibility criteria and application instructions below for further information.

Betty Jamie Chung Scholarship in Anthropology*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more scholarships will be awarded to academically outstanding undergraduate students in the Department of Anthropology.  Preference will be given to students demonstrating financial need.

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

Unless otherwise indicated in the Terms of Awards, recipients are approved by the Senate Committee on Awards upon the recommendations of the Department of Anthropology.

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

Grand Post of Native Sons of B.C. - Bruce McKelvie Scholarship*

Value: Varies | Number: 1

A scholarship is awarded to a third year Anthropology student with the highest standing in a course relating to Anthropology in B.C. The student must be a Canadian citizen and must return to the University of Victoria in the next regular session.

Pett Award in Archaeology*

Value: Varies | Number: 1

A scholarship is awarded to a student who is a Canadian citizen and who has successfully completed at least one course in Archaeology at the University of Victoria, in order to assist the recipient to do field or laboratory work in British Columbia archaeology.  Approval is made by the Senate Committee on Awards upon the recommendation of the senior instructor in Archaeology in the Department of Anthropology.