- Fall 2017 : 26th May 2017
- Spring 2018: 1st September – 6th October 2017
Eligible Countries: International
Scholarship country: Scholarships will take place in the USA
Scholarship Info: VIU has over the years has attracted international students who take their VIU experiences into their own cultures, share their knowledge with future generations, and launch successful businesses. Thus, there are several different types of scholarships available that are available based on exemplary personal skills, academic achievement, extracurricular participation, on-campus work, and residency.
Scholarship Type: Graduate, undergraduate and ESL programs On-ground & Online
Eligibility Criteria: Current and prospective students are eligible to apply. Students who are enrolled in any of VIU’s undergraduate, graduate, and language studies programs as full-time students are eligible to apply for a scholarship if requirements are met. Students enrolled in the language studies program (ex. ESL program) as part-time students are also eligible to apply. Prospective students have the chance to apply for scholarships during their application process for admission to VIU.
Selection: The scholarship selection process begins immediately after the application period ends. All applications are initially screened for completion and criteria assessment. Once the application is deemed complete, the application will be available for the Scholarship Committee’s review. Each application is reviewed and assessed on an individual basis.
Selected applicants will be invited for an interview with the members of the Scholarship Committee as part of the selection process. The interview will be held at VIU campus or via Skype. Applicants may bring additional supporting materials to the interview if they wish.
Scholarship awards will be determined by the Scholarship Committee prior to the first day of classes for the semester to which the student applied. Awardees will be notified by email.
Number of Scholarships: Not indicated.
Value of Program: Scholarship awards are given as a credit towards semester tuition only.
How to Apply: To apply for a scholarship, students must follow these steps:
- New students: Apply for admissions at VIU
- Browse the scholarship opportunities
- Choose up to two types of scholarship
- Review the requirements for the scholarship application
- Apply online (applicant portal or student portal)
- Upload your documents via applicant portal or student portal.
Once the application form and all the supporting documents are received, students will receive a confirmation email.
All submissions must be scanned, color copies of the original document. Samples of these documents may include transcripts, diplomas, certificates, and test scores. Photocopies are NOT considered acceptable documentation. If any document is issued in the applicants’ native language, they must provide both the original document and a translation of the document in English. Translated documents must be notarized. VIU has the right to request original documentation. Submission of fabricated or false documents will result in disqualification from future scholarship application.
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