VIU Scholarship, Research, and Creative Activity

Applying for research funding

All applications for grants, awards, chairs, and honours must be submitted in the Romeo system and approved by your faculty Dean and the AVP Research before they are submitted to the funder.

Please reach out to a Research Facilitator when you decide to apply. All applications must be received by the University’s internal deadline ten (10) business days before the final submission date unless otherwise noted. Click here for further details on VIU's approval process. 

Grant Facilitation

Our Grant Facilitators are available to identify funding opportunities, discuss research plans, offer advice and review grant applications before submission to external agencies.

Dr. Roisin Mulligan - On Leave - Grant Facilitator (Health and Science & Technology), can be reached at Roisin.Mulligan@viu.ca or 250-753-3245 Ext. 2575.

Dr. Natalia Westervelt, Grant Facilitator (Health and Science & Technology), can be reached at Natalia.Westervelt@viu.ca.

Bettina Ruhstein, Grant Facilitator (all other areas), can be reached at Bettina.Ruhstein@viu.ca or 250-753-3245 Ext. 2354.

Tamara MacNeil, Grant Facilitator (all areas), can be reached at Tamara.MacNeil@viu.ca