Deadlines and Processes

How to apply for VIU Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries

You must have a VIU Student Number to apply!

Complete in 4 easy steps by Application Deadlines!

  1. Log onto your VIU Student Record
  2. Click on Scholarship / Award / Bursary Profile
  3. Answer questions relevant to you and upload any supporting information
  4. Click Save (last information saved will be used for selections)

Application Deadlines:

  • NOON - October 31: Bursary / Research / Conference / Travel
  • NOON - March 31: Scholarship / Award / Entrance / Research / Travel
  • You must complete your profile each year between early September and March 31 as information is not brought forward annually.
  • Profiles are closed to students from April 1 to August 31 for internal updating.

Important tips in applying for VIU Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries

  • Visit Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries for specific award information
  • Provide clear, concise and relevant information, where required
  • Ensure you check any affiliations and/or memberships relative to you
  • Provide detailed information on financial hardships
  • Check the external listings for available funding sources outside of VIU

When will selected students be notified?

  • Bursary recipients will be notified via email early January
  • Entrance Award recipients by mid to late June
  • Scholarship / Award recipients by mid to late July
  • Research, Graduate, Conference & Travel recipients by mid-Dec & mid-May

If you have received a scholarship, award or bursary you must contact the Financial Aid & Awards Office if you make any enrollment changes or withdraw from any classes.

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