Important: If you are receiving ANY student loans, grants or VIU scholarships, awards or bursaries you must notify the VIU Financial Aid and Awards office of any course changes.

Full Time and Part Time Student Aid BC Loans/Grants

Adult Upgrading Grant (AUG) Funding

  • Must be enrolled and apply before tuition is due
  • No refunds issued to students who have paid for tuition or books
  • Students must be enrolled and attending class before any approved AUG funding is disbursed
  • For more information visit Funding for BC Residents

VIU Internal Scholarship, Award and Bursary Deadlines

Fill out your Scholarship, Award and Bursary Profile in your VIU Student Record by these deadlines:

VIU Research, Graduate, Conference and Travel Awards

VIU Youth in Care Tuition Waiver Program

For more information and to download an application see Youth in Care Tuition Waiver Program:

  • Application deadlines to apply are October 31 and March 31
  • Late applications accepted if space is available in program

VIU Education Abroad Awards

For important deadlines visit VIU International Education.

VIU International Scholarships and Awards

For important deadlines visit VIU International Education.

Passport to Education

You have up to five years from September 30 of your high school graduation year to redeem your Passport to Education.

  • Up to $1,000 can be earned by students from Grades 10 to 12 in BC public and independent schools through the government’s Passport to Education program
  • Passports can be used towards VIU tuition, redeemable at the VIU Cashiers office
  • For more information visit your high school advisor

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