Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries

There are several scholarships, awards, and bursaries available for students studying in programs and/or courses within the department.  Please visit VIU Financial Aid and Awards for more information, as well as the most up-to-date list of scholarships/awards/bursaries available to you.   The deadline for applications is 31.Oct and 31.Mar of each year.   For current students, you should ensure that your student profile is up-to-date to be eligible.

Engineering / Technologist Specific

  • Dr. Donald Noakes Memorial Award (1 x $1000) New
  • Nicholas Plecas Engineering Award ($1500) New
  • Nicholas Plecas Engineering Entrance Award ($1500) New
  • VMAC Award (4 x $1000)  New
  • Captain Sydney and Thelma Mansbridge Memorial Scholarship (2 x $1000)
  • Caswell Family Memorial Scholarship ($1000)
  • EGBC Vancouver Island Award ($750)
  • Herold Engineering Entrance Award ($500)
  • RB Engineering Scholarship ($1500)

Astronomy Specific

  • Dr. Michael Ian McGuire Astronomy Award ($750)

Other scholarships, awards, and bursaries may also apply to your circumstance.

The deadline for applications is March 31 each year.

The department also acknowledges and thanks the following companies and groups who have provided other support to students in our programs:

  • Herold Engineering - Support of student project supplies
  • VMAC - Support of student project supplies New
  • EGBC (Main Branch) - Support of student project supplies and study space
  • VIU Foundation - Giving Tuesday Initiative