Undergraduate Funding Opportunities
This page outlines the various scholarships and awards that are available to undergraduate students who are wishing to pursue research or present their research findings.
Michael L. Warsh Law Corporation Award recognizes outstanding research in any of the following: independent research supervised by a faculty member; an independent project undertaken for credit, e.g. under the 491 code; research undertaken as a Work-Opportunities student; financially supported or pro bono research as part of a faculty member’s project, or any other similar project. The Award is targeted to a student who intends to pursue post-graduate studies, and who will be entering her/his last two semesters of their programme. For full instructions on how to apply for funding please visit The Michael L. Warsh Law Corporation Award web page.
This award is available to students who are seeking financial support to participate in conferences, workshops and colloquia related to their studies at VIU. For full instructions on how to apply for funding please visit VIU's Student Travel and Conference Fund and the Jessica Wilde Conference Participation Fund web page.
The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) supports Bachelor of Science in Nursing students to undertake paid clinical research. For full instructions on how to apply for this award please visit VIU's Health Professional Student Research Awards funding opportunity web page.
Hannah Studentship Award gives students the opportunity to study and learn the techniques of historical research and to encourage future serious study of medical history. The studentship is being administered in partnership with the Canadian Society for the History of Medicine (CSHM) which is responsible for adjudicating the applications. For applications please visit Associated Media Services Hannah Studentship award link.
These awards are meant to stimulate your interest in research in the natural sciences and engineering. They are also meant to encourage you to undertake graduate studies and to pursue a research career in these fields. For full instructions on how to apply for this award please visit NSERC's Industrial Student Research Award web page.
USRA awards are granted to students to enable them to work on a research project with an NSERC research-funded faculty member. For full instructions on how to apply for this award please visit VIU's NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Awards (USRA) web page.
The Royal Canadian Geographical Society
annually presents awards to deserving individuals in business, government,
academia or community organizations whose innovative contributions to environmental
change are benefiting Canada and Canadians. The awards the Society bestows
are the Massey
Medal, the Gold
Medal, the Camsell
Medal and the Canadian
Award for Environmental Innovation.
See VIU's Financial Aid & Awards web site for other types of funding.
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