Faculty of Fine Arts 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.

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.

Access the general bursary application

Arthur Checkley Memorial Bursary*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies 

One or more bursaries will be awarded to students entering or continuing in Fine Arts programs.

Fine Arts Festival Bursary*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies 

One or more bursaries will be awarded to students entering or continuing in Fine Arts programs.

Helen Pitt Fine Arts Bursary

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more bursaries, not to exceed $5,000 in total, are awarded to Visual Arts undergraduate students who demonstrate financial need, with preference given to students from School District 22 (Vernon).  For these purposes, Visual Arts will include painting, as well as sculpture, printmaking, drawing and photography.

Killery Bursary*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies 

One or more bursaries are awarded to undergraduate students in the Department of History in Art.

Motion Picture Technician Union Local 891 Bursary

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more bursaries are awarded to students pursuing Film Studies in the Faculty of Fine Arts.

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

Unless otherwise indicated, recipients are approved by the Senate Committee on Awards upon the recommendation of the Faculty of Fine Arts.

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

50th Anniversary Fine Arts Entrance Scholarship

Value: $1,000 | Number: 1

A scholarship of $1,000 is awarded annually to an academically outstanding student entering the University of Victoria from a Canadian secondary school who is pursuing an undergraduate degree in the Faculty of Fine Arts.

 

Butterfield Scholarship in Fine Arts

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more scholarships are awarded to academically outstanding entering or continuing undergraduate students in the UVic Faculty of Fine Arts. 

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

Unless otherwise indicated, recipients are approved by the Senate Committee on Awards upon the recommendation of the Faculty of Fine Arts. These scholarships are governed by the general regulations for scholarships, medals, and prizes.

 

Butterfield Scholarship in Fine Arts

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more scholarships are awarded to academically outstanding entering or continuing undergraduate students in the UVic Faculty of Fine Arts.

Jack Shadbolt Scholarship

Value: Varies | Number: Varies

One or more scholarships are awarded to academically outstanding undergraduate students in the Faculty of Fine Arts.

 

Kathleen G. Collis Art Therapy Scholarship*

Value: Varies | Number: Varies 

One or more scholarships are awarded to academically outstanding undergraduate or graduate students in the Faculty of Fine Arts with:

  1. an interest in phenomenological approaches
  2. other forms of community-engaged creative activity that contributes to the field of art therapy.

Preference will be given to a student from the Department of Visual Arts. Approval of the recipients will be made by the Dean of Fine Arts upon the recommendation from the individual departments.