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UVic provides awards to graduate students of high academic standing. The distribution, value and duration of these awards and fellowships are determined by each academic unit.

FGS has a general graduate scholarship application which is accessible via a student's Online Tools, Financial Aid. The application is open between July 01 and September 15. All required documents must be received to FGS by the required deadline.

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Chair in Transgender Studies Research Fellowship for Visiting University-Based Scholars and Professionals

Three or more fellowships will be awarded by the Chair in Transgender Studies to visiting university-based scholars and professionals pursuing trans-related research at UVic.

extended to May 31, 2024
$1,000
Chair in Transgender Studies Doctoral Degree Research Scholarship

One or more scholarships will be awarded to current or entering academically outstanding doctoral degree students who are pursuing trans-related research in any field, including creative or performative activity.

extended to May 31, 2024
$5,000
Chair in Transgender Studies Master's Degree Research Scholarship

Two or more scholarships will be awarded to current or entering academically outstanding master’s degree students who are pursuing trans-related research in any field, including creative or performative activity.

extended to May 31, 2024
$1,000
Chair in Transgender Studies Doctoral Degree Research Scholarship for Trans, Non-binary, and Two-Spirit Students

One or more scholarships will be awarded to current or entering, academically outstanding doctoral degree students who self-identify as Trans, Nonbinary, or Two-Spirit and who are pursuing research in any field, including creative or performative activity.

extended to May 31, 2024
$5,000
Chair in Transgender Studies Master's Degree Research Scholarship for Trans, Non-binary, and Two-Spirit Students

Two or more scholarships will be awarded to current or entering, academically outstanding master’s degree students who self-identify as Trans, Nonbinary, or Two-Spirit and who are pursuing research in any field, including creative or performative activity.

extended to May 31, 2024
$1,000
Gavin Quincy Residence Life Leadership Scholarship

One or more scholarships are awarded to academically outstanding undergraduate or graduate students who currently reside in a residence and are residence life student leaders. 

April 30
Varies
Google PhD Fellowship

Google PhD Fellowships directly support graduate students as they pursue their PhD. Fellowships provide financial support as well as connecting recipients to a Google Research Mentor.

Closed for 2024
Full tuition and fees (enrollment fees, health insurance, books) plus a stipend to be used for living expenses, travel and personal equipment.
Sara Spencer Foundation Graduate Scholarship

One or more scholarships, to a maximum of $3,000 each, are awarded to academically outstanding graduate students who are doing research in applied social sciences focusing on cultural, environmental, or social studies within/encompassing the Capital Regional District (CRD).

Closed for 2024
up to $3000
Canada Graduate Scholarships - Master's

The objective of the Canada Graduate Scholarships - Master’s Program (CGS M) is to help develop research skills and assist in the training of highly qualified personnel by supporting students who demonstrate a high standard of achievement in undergraduate and early graduate studies.

Closed for 2023
$17,500
Canada Graduate Scholarships - Doctoral (CGS D) program

The Canada Graduate Scholarships – Doctoral (CGS D) program is a federal program of scholarships awarded through national competitions by the granting agencies: the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC).

Next competition Fall 2024 - date TBD
Up to $35,000