Financial Aid & Awards

Until further notice due to the evolving COVID-19 situation, VIU face-to-face service, appointments or meetings are not available. Please search the menu tab for a wide range of resources available to assist students.

The VIU Financial Aid & Awards Office is committed to supporting students in their search for financial assistance including provincial and federal loans, grants and internal and external Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries.

To view a wide range of resources supported by our Financial Aid and Awards team click on our menu and view various options and links provided. 

For more information and/or to set up a phone or zoom meeting email your enquiry to with your request cleary identified in the subject line. Our team of Financial Aid Specialists check this email daily.

Important: For the quickest response clearly indicate your request in the subject line of your email. This will provide our team with important details to direct your enquiry to appropriate specialist for a quick response. 

The VIU Scholarship, Award and Bursary profile is NOW OPEN 

To apply for internal VIU Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries complete your profile located within your student record.

Learn how to apply and complete by NOON October 31 and March 31

Important: Your VIU student record information must be accurate and current, including your mailing address, email, phone number, photo ID and security question. Keeping this information accurate is important.

Thank you to all individuals and organizations who have donated funds to assist students. Interested in assisting VIU students? Donate here

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