School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education Awards

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

Scholarships marked with an asterisk (*) are administered 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.

Coralie L. Lomas Memorial Canadian Association for Health, Physical Education and Recreation Bursary*

Value: Varies | Number: 1

A bursary is awarded annually to a student who has completed first year and is proceeding toward a B.Ed. degree with a teaching area in Physical Education. Applicants should demonstrate a need for assistance, and show evidence of a particular interest and aptitude in Physical Education plus general proficiency in academic work.

Gunner Shaw Memorial Bursary*

Value: Varies | Number: 1

An award is made annually on the basis of financial need and academic performance to a Vancouver Island resident admitted to the School of Physical Education Program (EDPE, KINE, RHED).

Larry Lee Kinesiology Bursary*

Value: Varies | Number: 1

A bursary is awarded to a School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education student continuing in any year of the BSc program with a major in Kinesiology.

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.

 

School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education Entrance Scholarship*

Value: $300 | Number: 1

A scholarship of $300 will be awarded annually to an outstanding student transferring into the School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education from a college or university. Selection of the recipient will be made by the Senate Committee on Awards upon the recommendation of the Faculty of Education.

Applications are required for in-course scholarships listed in this section. These scholarships are governed by the general regulations for scholarships, medals, and prizes. Scholarships marked with an asterisk (*) are administered by the University of Victoria Foundation.

  • 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 Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education; please review the eligibility criteria and application instructions below for further information.

 

Micqualyn Scholarship

Value: $500 | Number: 1

A scholarship of $500 is awarded to an academically outstanding undergraduate student entering the School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education who has a demonstrated volunteer involvement in the community.  In addition to the application, students must submit a letter in which they describe their contributions to such volunteer organizations. Students must complete the on-line application and submit their letter to Student Awards and Financial Aid by May 31.

Peninsula Co-op Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education Award

Value: $1,000 | Number: 1

A scholarship of $1,000 is awarded to an academically outstanding undergraduate student pursuing a degree in the School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education who has contributed to their community and/or school in an outstanding way through volunteer or extra-curricular activities. The recipient must be a Peninsula Co-op member or the immediate family of a member. Immediate family of the student includes parents, step-parents, guardians, siblings, grandparents, uncles and aunts. Students and immediate family must have had active membership prior to September 1st of the previous year and must currently be in good standing with Peninsula Co-op.

Shirley Case Memorial Scholarship

Value: $1,000 | Number: 1

An award of $1,000 is given annually to an undergraduate student registered in the Recreation and Health Education Co-operative Education program who has completed at least one work term. Students are eligible for this award if: (1) they did not receive payment for their work term or only received minimal compensation (e.g. accommodation, honorarium and/or travel expenses); (2) they have engaged in a volunteer, unpaid commitment equal to the time of a work term (4 months). Preference will be given to a student who has worked with at risk or under-resourced community members or organizations during their work term. Application is made through the Recreation and Health Education Co-operative Education Program and must be received by January 31st. A program committee will review all applications and nominate the recipient of the award.

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

Unless otherwise indicated, recipients are selected by the Senate Committee on Awards upon the recommendations of the Department of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education.

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

Alumni Association Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education Scholarship*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more scholarships are awarded to academically outstanding undergraduate students in the School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education.

Fred L. Martens Scholarship*

Value: Varies | Number: 1

A scholarship is awarded annually to the School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education student with the highest grade point average entering year 5 of the B.Ed. degree program. Selection of the recipient will be made by the Senate Committee on Awards upon the recommendation of the Faculty of Education.

John and Marilyn Bate Scholarship in Recreation and Health Education*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more scholarships are awarded to academically outstanding students continuing in the Recreation and Health Education Program in the School of Exercise Science, Physical & Health Education.

Larry Lee Kinesiology Scholarship*

Value: Varies | Number: 1

A scholarship is awarded to a School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education student continuing in any year of the B.Sc. program with a major in Kinesiology. Selection of the recipient will be made by the Senate Committee on Awards upon the recommendation of the Faculty of Education.

School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education Scholarship*

Value: Varies | Number: 3

Three scholarships are awarded to academically outstanding students continuing in the School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education. Recipients are not eligible for other School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education scholarships.

Victoria Stroke Recovery Association Scholarship

Value: $2,500 | Number: 1

A scholarship of $2,500 is awarded every other year to an undergraduate kinesiology student and/or to a graduate student working at the Rehabilitation Neuroscience Laboratory who participates actively in publich outreach and education sponsored by the University of Victoria. The Director of the Centre for Biomedical Research will nominate the recipient or recipients of this scholarship with the help of the Head of the Rehabilitation Neuroscience Laboratory.