TWO awards of $500 will be made available during the spring semester.

DEADLINE:  extended to Monday, March 4, 2019 (12 noon), to Dr. David Hopwood, Chair


  • anthropology major in third or fourth year of study
  • minimum B average
  • meet the enrolment requirements as specified in the calendar under Who qualifies? “VIU Scholarships Awards and Bursaries”
  • demonstrated financial need, e.g., single parent, working two jobs, etc.

Students who wish to be considered for this award must submit their application with a 300-word statement.  In their statement, they should address the question “How will you use anthropology in your career?”  In addition, students should elaborate on their financial need.

NOTE: Preference will be given to first time recipients.

Application Form 2019 (pdf)

Application Form 2019 (docx)

List of previous award recipients

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