Financial support for individuals

Continuing Studies Bursary

Each term the Division of Continuing Studies offers bursaries totalling CAD $1,000 to assist learners in furthering their education. Bursaries will be awarded to learners who can display evidence of a commitment to lifelong learning and who can demonstrate financial need.

You can obtain a bursary application by calling 250-472-4747, or by downloading a PDF application form. Once completed, you can email your application to

The application deadlines are:

  • Aug. 31 for September term
  • Jan. 15 for January term

Bursaries cannot be granted before these dates, since a selection committee must consider each application.

Program-specific bursaries, scholarships and awards

The following programs offer additional scholarship and bursary options:

Funded training opportunities

StrongerBC future skills grant - Continuing Studies at UVic is proud to support the StrongerBC Future Ready Action Plan. Created by the Government of British Columbia, the StrongerBC future skills grant is designed to help eligible BC students with up to $3,500 to be put towards short-term skills training.

Other opportunities - Continuing Studies regularly offers funded programs in partnership with government initiatives and organizations. View current opportunities.