Important Announcements

The "Scholarship/Award/Bursary Profile" is now available. Log into your student record to update your profile with the current 2018/2019 academic year information.  First deadline is October 31, 2018.  If you do not have a student number, start your application to VIU to become a student.


The Financial Aid & Award Office is committed to supporting students in their search for financial assistance, both in the form of loans and awards, and in helping students to make the best use of these resources. This Office works closely with the faculties and the Student Services branch of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training to foster and support student access to financial assistance.

We offer a wide variety of financial assistance to students who require funding to attend Vancouver Island University.

A sincere thank you to all individuals and organizations committed to supporting student success and access to higher education!

Financial Aid and Awards Handbook

A quick financial aid guide to assist staff and students.

VIU Financial Aid and Awards Handbook

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