Scholarships, Awards, & Bursaries

There are a number of funding opportunities supported by the Scholarship, Research, and Creative Activity office. Check out the links below. Further, the SRCA office hosts a variety of workshops to help you apply for funding. See the is posted posted schedule. Check back regularly as more are added. If you have any questions, or need some advice about any of these opportunities, please connect with Kendra Stiwich, VIU’s Student Research Engagement Coordinator.

This one also has a link to International’s Scholarships and Awards page.

MBA Top Student Award

  • The MBA program hands out student awards to our top students in Semester 1 and Semester 2 
  • The student with the highest GPA receives an award of $750
  • The student with the second highest GPA receives an award of $500
  • If a Domestic student wins the first award, then the second award is given to an International student and vice versa
  • In addition, we give a $250 award to the top student in any section where no-one received an overall award

GDPM Award - PMI Vancouver Island 

$1000 - Available to a student in the Graduate Diploma in Project Management program. Selection based on financial need with preference given to those that reside on Vancouver Island and show a commitment to work, volunteer, or other activities that support the project management discipline. To be considered for this award, you must complete your on-line award profile by the March 31st deadline. The instructions on how to apply can be found here.