Awards, Scholarships and Bursaries for Cultural Resource Management Students

In addition to financial aid, there are a number of awards and scholarships that may be available to Cultural Resource Management students.

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

Continuing Studies at UVic offers the Kalman Award for International Heritage Studies to students looking to participate in a heritage studies learning activity abroad. Learn more about the Kalman Award for International Heritage Studies.

Continuing Studies at UVic offers the Yosef Wosk Travel Award to full or part-time students enrolled in the Diploma in Cultural Resource Management, the Professional Specialization Certificate (PSC) in Collections Management, or the Professional Specialization (PSC) in Community and Visitor Engagement to attend face to face courses at UVic.

Application forms are available online through the Division of Continuing Studies and must be submitted by August 1. The Yosef Wosk Travel Award supports travel costs including transportation and accommodation for the duration of the learning program to a maximum of $500 per student.

Criteria

Applications will be assessed by how well the proposed activity will complement the student's academic program and/or career goals.

  • Must be enrolled in the Diploma in Cultural Resource Management or PSC in either Collections Management or Visitor and Community Engagement
  • Opportunity for broadened perspectives - preference will be given to applicants who can demonstrate the benefit of the course personally and professionally.

In addition, the applicant must not have received a Yosef Wosk Travel Award in the previous 12 months.

How to apply

Applications are due August 1st annually. If you would like to apply for a Yosef Wosk Travel Award, please download and fill out the Application Form and email it to Maxine Reitsma, Program Coordinator.

Continuing Studies at the University of Victoria offers the Oak Bay Heritage Foundation Award to full or part-time students enrolled in the Diploma in Cultural Resource Management to support their studies and professional growth.

Application forms are available online through the Division of Continuing Studies and must be submitted by August 1 and/or December 1. The Oak Bay Heritage Foundation Award supports educational costs including tuition/course fees or other heritage activities such as attendance at a heritage conference, to a maximum of $1000.

Criteria

Applications will be assessed by how well the proposed course/activity will complement the student's academic program and/or career goals. Preference will be given to students with an interest in municipal heritage, particularly in Oak Bay.

Applicants must:

  • be enrolled in the Cultural Resource Management Diploma program,
  • have completed at least one core course in the diploma,
  • demonstrate how the award will help to benefit them and the work that they are currently involved in (employment, volunteering or research).

In addition, the applicant must not have received an Oak Bay Heritage Foundation Award in the previous 12 months.

How to apply

Applications are due August 1 and December 1 annually. If you would like to apply for an Oak Bay Heritage Foundation Award, please download and fill out the Application Form and email it to Maxine Reitsma, Program Coordinator.

Other awards and scholarships may be found at student aid BC and through the UVic Student Awards and Financial Aid website.