Athletic Awards

The amount of an athletic award or scholarship are subject to the discretion of the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Varsity Head Coach and the Associate Director, Sport, and are re-evaluated on an annual basis. Recipients must meet the requirements subject to their athletic governing body (NAIA, U SPORTS, NCAA) regarding the total amount of financial aid they can accept per year.

Except where the terms and conditions of an athletic award, award, scholarship or prize specifically state otherwise, Varsity award winners must normally have passed a minimum of 9.0 units in the preceding academic year with a minimum sessional GPA of 3.0; if the terms of the award or scholarship are for non-varsity student-athletes, regular scholarship regulations apply, and students must have completed a minimum of 12 units in two terms in the previous academic year. Please note, student-athletes receiving an athletic award in their entering year must have a minimum 80% GPA (U SPORTS regulation).  

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

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.

Jane Seaborne Bursary

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more bursaries are awarded to woman students in a major or honours program in Biology, Biochemistry and Microbiology, Chemistry, Earth and Ocean Sciences, or Physics and Astronomy. Preference will be given to students who are involved in intramural sports.

Wilf Sadler Memorial Bursary Fund

Value: Varies | Number: 1

A bursary will be allocated annually to a needy student from the Greater Victoria area who is entering the University from the secondary school system. Preference will be given to students who can demonstrate significant involvement in amateur sports.

50th Anniversary Vikes Entrance Scholarship*

Value: $1,000 | Number: Varies

One or more scholarships of not less than $1,000 are awarded to academically outstanding undergraduate students who are entering the University of Victoria directly from Canadian secondary schools and who have demonstrated excellence in athletics. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Associate Director, Sport.

1975 Vikes Men's Soccer Championship Award*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to undergraduate and graduate students who compete on the Vikes Men’s Varsity Soccer team at the University of Victoria. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Associate Director, Sport.

Albert Hung Chao Hong Award in Men's and Women's Soccer*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to undergraduate or graduate students who compete on the Vikes Men’s and Women’s Varsity Soccer teams at the University of Victoria. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Varsity Head Coach and the Associate Director, Sport.

Alumni Association Vikes Award

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to students who compete on any Vikes Varsity team at the University of Victoria. Eligible students must normally meet U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Varsity Head Coach and the Associate Director, Sport.

Arthur Taylor Memorial Award*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are awarded annually to undergraduate or graduate member(s) of the Vikes Men’s and Women’s Varsity Cross Country/Track team. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Associate Director, Sport and Head Coach of the Men’s and Women’s Varsity Cross Country Track team. Preference will be given to a student from the Greater Victoria area who has been involved in the community.

BC Athlete Assistance Program

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

The Post Secondary Institution (PSI) component of the BC AAP provides financial support to partially offset training, competition and education costs for identified British Columbia high performance student athletes striving to achieve championship performances while representing their Post Secondary Institution, province and country in athletic competition.

Program objectives

The objectives of the PSI component of the BC AAP are to:

  • support student athletes as they strive to achieve athletic and academic excellence;
  • recruit and retain British Columbia student athletes in British Columbia; and
  • contribute to improved performances of identified British Columbia student athletes at Intercollegiate Regional and National Championship.

Bate Family Greater Victoria Sports Hall of Fame Award*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to undergraduate students entering the University of Victoria directly from a secondary school in the Greater Victoria region and who compete on a Vikes Varsity team. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS and/or NAIA eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics & Recreation in consultation with the Associate Director, Sport. Applications and a letter outlining career and athletic goals and objectives and the reasons and benefits of attending UVic must be submitted to the Director of Athletics and Recreation by September 30.

Best Western Carlton Plaza Hotel Award*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to undergraduate or graduate students who compete on a Vikes Varsity team at the University of Victoria. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipient(s) will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Varsity Head Coach and the Associate Director, Sport.

Brian Hughes Soccer Award*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to students who compete on the Vikes Men’s Varsity Soccer team at the University of Victoria. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Varsity Head Coach and the Associate Director, Sport.

Brian Williams Memorial Scholarship*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to Canadian secondary school students entering first year who will be involved in the Men's Varsity Rugby program. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements and be Canadian citizens. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of drive, power, positive attitude, commitment and performance criteria set by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Varsity Head Coach and the Associate Director, Sport. These awards have been funded by the Velox-Valhallians Sport Club and University of Victoria rugby players.

Carmen Kirkness Award*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to undergraduate students who compete on the Vikes Women’s Field Hockey team.  Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the qualities and character that are so memorable about Carmen including her courage, humility, hard work, heart and loyalty, and performance criteria set by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Varsity Head Coach and the Associate Director, Sport.

Caroline Anderson-Zsolnay Women's Basketball Award

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to new or entering students competing on the Vikes Varsity Women’s Basketball team. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Varsity Head Coach and the Associate Director, Sport.

Castaway Wanderers Rugby Award

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to undergraduate and graduate students who compete on the Vikes Men’s and Women's Varsity Rugby team at the University of Victoria. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Associate Director, Sport.

Charlton L. Smith Golf Award

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to undergraduate or graduate students who compete in the Golf Program at the University of Victoria. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Varsity Head Coach and the Associate Director, Sport.

Courtney Walls Memorial Award*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to students who compete in the Vikes Men’s Varsity Rugby team at the University of Victoria. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation Services in consultation with the Varsity Head Coach and the Associate Director, Sport. Preference is given to a student studying English or Writing. This award is established to remember Courtney Walls who was an outstanding member of the University Rugby Team for many years and was a graduate of the Writing program.

Crawford Family Athletic Award*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to undergraduate and graduate students who compete on the Vikes Varsity Men’s Soccer team at the University of Victoria. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Associate Director, Sport.

Cuchulain Vikes Rugby Award*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to undergraduate students who compete on the Vikes Men's Varsity Rugby teams at UVic. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Associate Director, Sport.

Dairyland Vikes Athletic Award

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to undergraduate students who compete on a Vikes Varsity team at the University of Victoria. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipient will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Associate Director, Sport.

Darryl Smith Memorial Award*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given an undergraduate or graduate students who compete on the Vikes Varsity Men’s or Women’s Rowing team at the University of Victoria. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Varsity Head Coach and the Associate Director, Sport.

Dars Albertini Rugby Award*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to members of the Vikes Men’s Varsity Rugby team who meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, demonstrated exemplary motivation and support for teammates on and off the pitch, as well as commitment and performance criteria set by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Varsity Head Coach and the Associate Director, Sport.

Director's Varsity Athletics Award

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to undergraduate or graduate students who compete on a Vikes Varsity team at the University of Victoria. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Varsity Head Coach and the Associate Director, Sport.

Dobbie Family Athletic Award

Value: $250 | Number: 1

An award of $250 is given to an undergraduate or graduate student on the University of Victoria Vikes Varsity athletic teams. Eligible student must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Varsity Head Coach and the Associate Director, Sport.

Empresa Properties Vikes Cross Country and Track Award*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to undergraduate students who compete on the Vikes Women’s Varsity Cross Country and Track team.  Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria set by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Varsity Head Coach and the Associate Director, Sport.

Fix Rugby Award*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to undergraduate students who participate in the Vikes Men's or Women’s Varsity Rugby program at UVic. First preference will be given to students from Saskatchewan and second preference will be given to students from Alberta or Manitoba. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Varsity Head Coaches and the Associate Director, Sport.

Flynn Family Award*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to undergraduate and graduate students on the University of Victoria Vikes Varsity athletic teams. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreational Services in consultation with the Varsity Head Coach and the Associate Director, Sport.

Freedom 55 Financial Fitness and Community Wellness Award

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

An award is given to two academically outstanding graduate, or 3rd or 4th year undergraduate students who are active members of a Vikes Recreation Club or Vikes Varsity team at the University of Victoria. Students must demonstrate community involvement, volunteerism or participation in a community based social improvement program. Eligible Vikes Varsity team students must also meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Associate Director, Sport.

Friends of the Vikes Award

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to undergraduate or graduate students who compete on any Vikes Varsity team at the University of Victoria. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Varsity Head Coach and the Associate Director, Sport.

Friends of Vikes Cross Country/Track Award

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to undergraduate or graduate students who compete on the Vikes Varsity Cross Country Track team at the University of Victoria. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Varsity Head Coach and the Associate Director, Sport.

Friends of Vikes Golf Award

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to undergraduate or graduate students who compete on the Vikes Varsity Golf team at the University of Victoria. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Varsity Head Coach and the Associate Director, Sport.

Friends of Vikes Men's Basketball Award

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to undergraduate or graduate students who compete on the Vikes Men’s Varsity Basketball team at the University of Victoria. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Varsity Head Coach and the Associate Director, Sport.

Friends of Vikes Men's Field Hockey Award

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to undergraduate or graduate students who compete on the Vikes Varsity Men's Field Hockey team at the University of Victoria. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Varsity Head Coach and the Associate Director, Sport.

Friends of Vikes Men's Rowing Award

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to undergraduate or graduate students who compete on the Vikes Men’s Varsity Rowing team at the University of Victoria. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Varsity Head Coach and the Associate Director, Sport.

Friends of Vikes Men's Rugby Award

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to undergraduate or graduate students who compete on the Vikes Men’s Varsity Rugby team at the University of Victoria. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Varsity Head Coach and the Associate Director, Sport.

Friends of Vikes Men's Soccer Award

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to undergraduate or graduate students who compete on the Vikes Men’s Varsity Soccer team at the University of Victoria. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Varsity Head Coach and the Associate Director, Sport.

Friends of Vikes Rowing Award

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to undergraduate or graduate students who compete on the Vikes Varsity Rowing team at the University of Victoria. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Varsity Head Coach and the Associate Director, Sport.

Friends of Vikes Swimming Award

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to undergraduate or graduate students who compete on the Vikes Varsity Swimming team at the University of Victoria. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Varsity Head Coach and the Associate Director, Sport.

Friends of Vikes Women's Basketball Award

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to undergraduate or graduate students who compete on the Vikes Women’s Varsity Basketball team at the University of Victoria. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Varsity Head Coach and the Associate Director, Sport.

Friends of Vikes Women's Field Hockey Award

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to undergraduate or graduate students who compete on the Vikes Women’s Varsity Field Hockey team at the University of Victoria. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Varsity Head Coach and the Associate Director, Sport.

Friends of Vikes Women's Rowing Award

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to undergraduate or graduate students who compete on the Vikes Women’s Varsity Rowing team at the University of Victoria. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Varsity Head Coach and the Associate Director, Sport.

Friends of Vikes Women's Rugby Award

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to undergraduate or graduate students who compete on the Vikes Varsity Women’s Rugby team at the University of Victoria. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Varsity Head Coach and the Associate Director, Sport.

Friends of Vikes Women's Soccer Award

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to undergraduate or graduate students who compete on the Vikes Women’s Varsity Soccer team at the University of Victoria. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Varsity Head Coach and the Associate Director, Sport.

Frontrunners Footwear Award*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are available to undergraduate and graduate students who compete successfully at level one Vikes Varsity X-Country/Middle Distance.  Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Varsity Head Coach and the Associate Director, Sport.

Gareth Lineen Memorial Award*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to undergraduate or graduate students who compete on the Vikes Varsity Men’s or Women’s Rowing team at the University of Victoria. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Varsity Head Coach and the Associate Director, Sport.

Gary Hoskins Athletic Award

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to undergraduate and graduate students who compete on a Vikes varsity team at the University of Victoria. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Varsity Head Coach and the Associate Director, Sport.

George and Dorothy Smith Soccer Award*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are awarded annually to undergraduate or graduate members of the Vikes Men’s Varsity Soccer team. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Associate Director, Sport and Head Coach of the Men’s Varsity Soccer team.

Graham Clark Rugby Award*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are available to undergraduate or graduate students who compete successfully on a Vikes Varsity Rugby team.  Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director, Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Varsity Head Coach and Associate Director, Sport. Preference will be given to students who exemplify a dedication and commitment to the game as did Graham.

Gunner Shaw Memorial Award*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to undergraduate students in the School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education who are members of the Vikes Cross Country and Track Team. Preference will be given to students entering second year. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Associate Director, Sport.  

Guy Vetrie Memorial Award*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to undergraduate and graduate students who compete on the Vikes Men’s Varsity Basketball team at the University of Victoria. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation Services in consultation with the Varsity Head Coach and the Associate Director, Sport.

Howard Gerwing Rugby Award*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are available to undergraduate or graduate students who compete on the  Vikes Men’s Varsity Rugby team at the University of Victoria. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Varsity Head Coach and Associate Director, Sport.

Howlers Rugby Award*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to undergraduate and graduate students of Indigenous descent who participate in the Vikes Men's or Women's Varsity Rugby program at the University of Victoria. Eligible students must meet all the U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Varsity Head Coaches and the Associate Director, Sport.

Hunter Family Athletic Award*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more scholarships are awarded to students entering or continuing at the University of Victoria and who are members of the Vikes Men's or Women's Basketball teams.

Howe/Docherty Rugby Award*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to undergraduate or graduate students who compete on the Vikes Men’s Varsity Rugby team at the University of Victoria. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics & Recreation in consultation with the Varsity Head Coach and the Associate Director, Sport.  Preference will be given to students who show involvement in the community and are from the Greater Victoria area.

Ian Evans Athletic Award

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to undergraduate or graduate University of Victoria Vikes Varsity athletes. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be elected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Varsity Head Coach and the Associate Director, Sport.

Jack and Margaret Todd Women's Golf Award*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to undergraduate and graduate students who compete on the Vikes Women’s Varsity Golf team. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS /National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) eligibility requiements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics & Recreation in consultation with the Associate Director, Sport and Head Coach of the Women’s Varsity Golf team. Preference will be given to someone who shows involvement in the community.

James McRae Award in Rowing*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to undergraduate or graduate students who compete in the Men’s or Women’s 8 Varsity Rowing team. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Varsity Head Coach and the Associate Director, Sport.  Preference will be given to an all-round team player who may be studying economics.

Jeffrey Mallett Leadership Award*

Value: Varies | Number: 1

An award is given to a student in the Peter B. Gustavson School of Business who can demonstrate involvement in community or campus organizations. Preference will be given to a student on a Vikes Varsity team.

Jenny Vincent Memorial Award*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to undergraduate or graduate students who compete on the Vikes Women's Varsity Rugby team at the University of Victoria. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics & Recreation in consultation with the Associate Director, Sport and the Head Coach, Vikes Women's Varsity Rugby team.

Joey Weisbrodt Memorial Basketball Award*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to undergraduate or graduate students who compete on the Vikes Men’s or Women’s Basketball teams at the University of Victoria. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics & Recreation in consultation with the Associate Director, Sport.

Ken and Kathy Shields Basketball Award*

Value: Varies | Number: 2

One award of equal value shall be awarded annually to both a man and woman student-athlete on the Vikes Varsity Basketball teams at the University of Victoria. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Varsity Head Coaches and the Associate Director, Sport.  It is expected that the recipients of this award will have an ongoing commitment to the pursuit of high standards of performance in academics and athletics.

Ken and Louanne Bridge Soccer Award*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards will be given to undergraduate or graduate students who compete on the Vikes Women’s Varsity Soccer team at the University of Victoria. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics & Recreation in consultation with the Head Coach, Vikes Varsity Women’s Soccer and the Associate Director, Sport.

Ken Smythe Cross Country Award*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to undergraduate students on the Vikes Cross Country and Track Team.  Preference will be given to students entering second year.  Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements.  Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Associate Director, Sport.

Larry and Shari Yore Rugby Award*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies  

One or more entrance awards are given to undergraduate students who compete on the Vike’s Men’s Varsity Rugby team at the University of Victoria. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Head Coach, Vikes Varsity Rugby, and the Associate Director, Sport.

Laura Szendrei Memorial Award*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to undergraduate students who are part of the Vikes women's soccer team at the University of Victoria. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Varsity Head Coach and the Associate Director, Sport. Preference will be given to a student from Delta, B.C., who has a demonstrated record of community service.

Lorne Loomer Rowing Award*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to undergraduate students who compete on the Vikes Men’s Varsity Rowing team.  Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements and be Canadian citizens.  Award recipients will be selected on the basis of drive, power, positive attitude, commitment and performance criteria set by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Varsity Head Coach and the Associate Director, Sport.

Loukas and Helen Papaloukas Award*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to undergraduate or graduate students who compete on a Vikes Varsity team. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Varsity Head Coach and the Associate Director, Sport.

Marlene Donaldson Vikes Women’s Rugby Award*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

Two or more awards are given to entering or continuing undergraduate women athletes who currently play, or have indicated their agreement to play, for the Westshore Valkyries Rugby Football Club (RFC). Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, volunteer efforts in the community, and commitment and performance criteria set by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Varsity Head Coach and the Associate Director, Sport.

Martin Hendy Award*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to undergraduate or graduate students who compete on a Vikes Varsity team at the University of Victoria. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS and/or NAIA eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Varsity Head Coaches and the Associate Director, Sport.

Mike Monahan Golf Award*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given  to undergraduate and graduate students who compete on the Vikes Varsity Golf team. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS /NAIA eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Varsity Head Coach and the Associate Director, Sport.

Oak Bay High Nick Mathers and Dylan Jones Memorial Award*

Value: Varies | Number: 2

Two awards of equal value shall be given to student athletes who compete on either the women’s or men’s Vikes Varsity Rugby teams. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements.  Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria set by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Varsity Head Coaches and the Associate Director, Sport.  Preference will be given to students who are graduates of Oak Bay High School.

Old Dutch Foods Athletic Award

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to undergraduate and graduate University of Victoria Vikes Varsity athletes. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Varsity Head Coach and the Associate Director, Sport. Preference will be given to a student involved in their community.

Pemberton Holmes Entrance Scholarship in Honour of Davine Burton*

Value: Varies | Number: 1

One entrance scholarship will be awarded to a student entering the Faculty of Law J.D. program who has demonstrated academic excellence. Preference will be given to a student who has shown continued athletic commitment to the sport of rugby and has demonstrated a strong desire to continue to be involved in the sport of rugby as a player, coach or in another capacity. Preference may also be given to a student associated with the Vikes Rugby program, either as a current player or a Vikes alumnus. If an entering student does not satisfy the aforementioned criteria, the scholarship may be renewed for the previous year’s recipient. Nomination of the student recipient and renewal decisions will be made by the Faculty of Law.

PepsiCo Award*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are available to undergraduate and graduate University of Victoria Vikes Varsity athletes. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements.  Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Varsity Head Coach and the Associate Director, Sport. Preference will be given to students in the Peter B. Gustavson School of Business.

Peter B. Gustavson Golf Award

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to entering or continuing full-time undergraduate students who are varsity athletes on either the UVic Vikes Men’s or Women’s Golf teams. The award will be the equivalent of the difference between the student’s actual tuition and fees and the value of awards they have already received. Eligible students will have received a minimum scholarship of $2,500 from the University of Victoria and must meet all U SPORTS / National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Varsity Head Coach and the Associate Director, Sport.

Quinton and Bertha Mar Women's Basketball Award*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to undergraduate and graduate members of Vikes Women’s Varsity Basketball team. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Associate Director, Sport and Head Coach of the Women’s Varsity Basketball team.

Robert E. Scott Soccer Award*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are available to undergraduate or graduate students who compete successfully at level one Vikes Varsity Soccer. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation Services in consultation with the Varsity Head Coach and the Associate Director, Sport.

Robert W. Ford Award in Men's and Women's Golf*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to both undergraduate and graduate men and women student athletes on the Vikes Varsity Golf team at the University of Victoria. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS /NAIA eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Golf Coach.

Robert T. Wallace Award*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are available to undergraduate or graduate students who compete successfully at level one Vikes Varsity Rugby Competition. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation Services in consultation with the Varsity Head Coach and the Associate Director, Sport.

RunSport Victoria Award*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to undergraduate students who compete on the Vikes Men’s or Women’s Cross Country/Track Team at the University of Victoria.  Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements.  Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics & Recreation in consultation with the Associate Director, Sport.

She Shoots She Scores Award*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to undergraduate students who compete on the Vikes Women’s Varsity Basketball team.  Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria set by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Varsity Head Coach and the Associate Director, Sport.

Simon Ibell Vikes Inspiration Award*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

First disbursement in 2019

One or more awards are given to undergraduate students who compete on a Vikes Varsity team.  Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria set by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with Varsity coaches and the Associate Director, Sport.

Strathcona Hotel Award*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are available to continuing students who compete successfully at level one Vikes Varsity Competition. The student(s) must have successfully completed nine units the previous academic year and must be registered in nine units the year in which they receive the award.

SYSCO Victoria Award*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are to undergraduate and graduate students who compete on “A” Vikes varsity team. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Varsity Head Coach and the Associate Director, Sport.

Thomas Wirral Cup Award

Value: Varies | Number: 1

An award is given to an undergraduate or graduate member of each of the men’s and women’s rowing teams with the highest GPA and who are Vikes Honour Roll recipients. Recipients must be members of the rowing program in the year that they are recognized.

Thrifty Foods Athletic Award*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to undergraduate and/or graduate students who compete on the Vikes Varsity Men's and Women's Golf team at the University of Victoria. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Associate Director, Sport. Preference will be given to a student athlete from British Columbia.

Uplands Golf Club Athletic Award*

Value: $500 | Number: 2

Two awards of $500 each are awarded to one female and one male undergraduate or graduate student who competes on a Vikes Varsity team at the University of Victoria. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS / NAIA eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics & Recreation in consultation with the Associate Director, Sport. Preference will be given to a member of the Vikes Varsity Golf team.

Vancouver Island Vikes Men's Basketball Award*

Value: Varies| Number: Varies

The award will be presented to one or more members of the Vikes Men’s Basketball team who meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements, and have played basketball at a Vancouver Island school during grades 11 and 12. The award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment, and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Varsity Head Coach and the Associate Director, Sport. Should no qualified recipients be available for a particular year it may be carried over to the following year.

Varsity Highlight Award

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

A number of awards are presented to student-athletes who consistently contribute to their sport, academics and other volunteer and/or employment.

Vikes Athletic Award*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to undergraduate and graduate students who compete on a Vikes Varsity team at the University of Victoria. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance critera by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Varsity Head Coaches and the Associate Director, Sport.

Vikes Cross Country and Track Alumni Award*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to undergraduate students who are members of the Vikes Cross Country & Track Varsity Team.  Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements.  Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Varsity Head Coach and the Associate Director, Sport.

Vikes Honour Roll Award

Value: $500 | Number: Varies

One or more awards of $500 are given to undergraduate and graduate Vikes Varsity student athletes who are named as Vikes Honour Roll members /U SPORTS Academic All Canadians. These may be awarded to graduating students.

Vikes Honour Roll Provost Award for Excellence

Value: $1,000 | Number: 1

An award of at least $1,000 is given to the undergraduate or graduate Vikes Honour Roll /U SPORTS Academic All Canadian recipient with the highest academic average. This may be awarded to a graduating student.

Vikes Men's Rowing Award*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to undergraduate and graduate students who compete on the Vikes Men’s Rowing team at the University of Victoria. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Varsity Head Coach and the Associate Director, Sport.

Vikes Recreation Student Leadership Award*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to undergraduate or graduate students who are involved in and contribute to campus life by either working or volunteering with Vikes Recreation. Part-time students are eligible (minimum 9.0 units for undergraduate students and less than 3.0 units for graduate). Award recipients will be selected by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Manager of Campus Recreation on the basis of commitment and performance criteria while contributing to furthering active healthy living.

Vikes Swimming Award*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to undergraduate or graduate students who compete on the Vikes Men’s & Women’s Varsity Swim team at the University of Victoria. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Varsity Head Coach and the Associate Director, Sport.

Vikes Women's Basketball Award*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to undergraduate and graduate students who compete on the Vikes Women’s Varsity Basketball team. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreational Services in consultation with the Varsity Head Coach and the Associate Director, Sport.

Vikes Women's Basketball Spirit Award*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies
 
One or more awards are given to undergraduate or graduate students who are members of the Vikes Women’s Varsity Basketball team. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Associate Director, Sport and Head Coach of the Women’s Varsity Basketball team. Preference will be given to students who show involvement in the community.

Vikes Women's Field Hockey Award*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to undergraduate and graduate students who compete on the Vikes Women’s Varsity Field Hockey team.  Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreational Services in consultation with the Varsity Head Coach and the Associate Director, Sport.

Vikes Women's Rowing Award*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to undergraduate and graduate students who compete on the Vikes Women’s Varsity Rowing team. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements.  Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Varsity Head Coach and the Associate Director, Sport.

Vikes Women's Soccer Award*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to undergraduate and graduate students who compete on the Vikes Women’s Varsity Soccer team. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Varsity Head Coach and the Associate Director, Sport.

Viking Alumni Rugby Award*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to undergraduate students who compete on the Vikes Men's Varsity Rugby team at the University of Victoria. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Varsity Head Coach and the Associate Director, Sport.

Wally Milligan Soccer Scholarship*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more scholarships are awarded to students entering or continuing at the University of Victoria and who are selected as a member of the Vikes Men's Soccer team.

Walter and Charlotte Yeamens Award*

Value: Varies | Number: 2

Two awards are given to students who compete on the Vike’s Men’s or Women’s Varsity Basketball teams. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Preference will be given to students from the Greater Victoria area who have played both community and school basketball locally. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreational Services in consultation with the Varsity Head Coach and the Associate Director, Sport.

Women's Rugby Benefactors Award*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

First disbursement in 2019

One or more awards are given to undergraduate students who compete on the Vikes Women’s Varsity Rugby Team. Eligible students must meet all U SPORTS eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria set by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Varsity Head Coach and the Associate Director, Sport. 

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 selected upon the recommendation of the Director, Vikes Athletics & Recreation and the Associate Director, Sport.

 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.

The 25th Olympiad Scholarship

Value: $2,000 | Number: 1

A scholarship of $2,000 is awarded to a student entering the University of Victoria who has demonstrated excellence in extramural athletics while maintaining a high academic standing. Students competing in any of the Vikes Varsity sports are eligible to apply. Vikes Varsity sports include: basketball, soccer, swimming, cross country and track, rowing, rugby, field hockey, and golf. Students must provide a coach's reference letter. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Associate Director, Sport.

Chapman Achievement Award*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

Deadline is November 15 (subject to change- please check with your coach). Achievement Awards recognize undergraduate students who have demonstrated outstanding commitment to the pursuit of excellence in their endeavours. Fine arts, athletics, and other areas where individual expression becomes public are recognized through these awards. Recipients must have demonstrated financial need and a minimum 3.5 sessional grade point average for students continuing at or transferring to UVic, or a 70% admission average for students commencing postsecondary studies for the first time. *Athletics coaches will distribute application forms to prospective students, who will complete and return them to Student Awards & Financial Aid.

Gerald G. Few Achievement Award*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

Deadline is November 15 (subject to change- please check with your coach). Achievement Awards recognize undergraduate students who have demonstrated outstanding commitment to the pursuit of excellence in their endeavours. Fine arts, athletics, and other areas where individual expression becomes public are recognized through these awards. Recipients must have demonstrated financial need and a minimum 3.5 sessional grade point average for students continuing at or transferring to UVic, or a 70% admission average for students commencing postsecondary studies for the first time. *Athletics coaches will distribute application forms to prospective students, who will complete and return them to Student Awards & Financial Aid.

Hallam Achievement Award*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

Deadline is November 15 (subject to change- please check with your coach). Achievement Awards recognize undergraduate students who have demonstrated outstanding commitment to the pursuit of excellence in their endeavours. Fine arts, athletics, and other areas where individual expression becomes public are recognized through these awards. Recipients must have demonstrated financial need and a minimum 3.5 sessional grade point average for students continuing at or transferring to UVic, or a 70% admission average for students commencing postsecondary studies for the first time. *Athletics coaches will distribute application forms to prospective students, who will complete and return them to Student Awards & Financial Aid.

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 an application through Athletics; please review the eligibility criteria and application instructions below for further information.

Chapman Achievement Award

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

Achievement Awards recognize undergraduate students who have demonstrated outstanding commitment to the pursuit of excellence in their endeavours. Fine arts, athletics, and other areas where individual expression becomes public are recognized through these awards. Recipients must have demonstrated financial need and a minimum 3.5 sessional grade point average for students continuing at or transferring to UVic, or a 70% admission average for students commencing postsecondary studies for the first time.

  • Athletics coaches will distribute application forms to prospective students, who will complete and return them to Student Awards & Financial Aid.
  • The application deadline is November 15th, which is subject to change: please confirm the date with your coach.

Gerald G. Few Achievement Award

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

Achievement Awards recognize undergraduate students who have demonstrated outstanding commitment to the pursuit of excellence in their endeavours. Fine arts, athletics, and other areas where individual expression becomes public are recognized through these awards. Recipients must have demonstrated financial need and a minimum 3.5 sessional grade point average for students continuing at or transferring to UVic, or a 70% admission average for students commencing postsecondary studies for the first time.

  • Athletics coaches will distribute application forms to prospective students, who will complete and return them to Student Awards & Financial Aid.
  • The application deadline is November 15th, which is subject to change: please confirm the date with your coach.

Hallam Achievement Award

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

Achievement Awards recognize undergraduate students who have demonstrated outstanding commitment to the pursuit of excellence in their endeavours. Fine arts, athletics, and other areas where individual expression becomes public are recognized through these awards. Recipients must have demonstrated financial need and a minimum 3.5 sessional grade point average for students continuing at or transferring to UVic, or a 70% admission average for students commencing postsecondary studies for the first time.

  • Athletics coaches will distribute application forms to prospective students, who will complete and return them to Student Awards & Financial Aid.
  • The application deadline is November 15th, which is subject to change: please confirm the date with your coach.

Lois M. Smith Athletes' Award*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to undergraduate or graduate full or part-time students who are Canadian citizens and have been identified as international calibre athletes by their national sport governing body. The award is open to student-athletes in any sport but preference will be given to those representing the University and who meet the University's eligibility requirements. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of sporting achievement by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Associate Director, Sport.

Vikes Recreation Student Leadership Award

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more awards are given to undergraduate or graduate students who are involved in and contribute to campus life by either working or volunteering with Vikes Recreation. Award recipients will be selected on the basis of work ethic, commitment and performance criteria by the Director of Athletics and Recreation in consultation with the Associate Director, Sport.

  • Students are expected to prepare a proposal to apply for this award.
  • Please contact Joanne Scott at Vikes Campus Recreation, jscott3@uvic.ca, for more information and to obtain a proposal package. 
  • The proposal package must be returned to Joanne Scott by email with the subject line "Vikes Rec Student Leadership Award".