2024 Application Guide for University of Victoria Undergraduate Renewable Entrance Scholarships

Scholarship Awarding University: 

Type of degree: 

Scholarship Deadline: 
Applications for this scholarship will end on the 15th of March, 2024.

Scholarship Summary: 
The UVic renewable entrance scholarships are awarded to academically outstanding Canadian undergraduate students entering UVic; these scholarships are automatically renewed for four years, or the student's first undergraduate degree, whichever is the shorter period, provided the student meets the required renewal criteria.

Scholarship Applicant Criteria:
To be eligible for the online entrance/transfer scholarships, students must normally:
i. Be entering UVic directly from a Canadian secondary school, including international students who are completing a Canadian secondary diploma
ii. Be a Canadian citizen studying grade 12 outside of Canada
iii. Be a secondary school graduate – entering UVic within two years of graduation and have not attended another post secondary institution
iv. Have an 85% admission average or 32 IB points 
v. Be entering UVic directly from a Canadian college or university
vi. Have a 7.5/9.0 (UVic scale) transfer average or an 8.0/9.0 Diploma transfer average

Value of Scholarship: 
The UVic renewable entrance scholarships are valued as follows;
i. David Strong Entrance Scholarship – CAD$5,000 {One award available}
ii. Maurice William Summerhayes Memorial Scholarship – CAD$5,000 {Several awards available}
iii. Robert and Ellen Pierce Scholarship – CAD$5,000 {Two awards available}

These scholarships are automatically renewed for each year of the student’s full-time study until completion of a first degree or for a maximum of four years provided, a student must have completed a total of 12 or more academic units in two terms of study between May and April and maintained a grade point average of 7.00 or higher on the best 12 academic units. 

Scholarship Application Guide: 
To be automatically considered for a Renewable entrance scholarship based on admission average;
i. A current Grade 12 Canadian secondary students, including international students completing a Canadian secondary school diploma and students who are an accelerated entry,  MUST apply for admission and self-report their grade 12 marks by March 15th. 

Scholarship Website: 
Find further information on this scholarship opportunity at the UVic Undergraduate Entrance Scholarship Page.