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Funding to support your research, from idea to reality

The Big Funding Chart

Your one stop shop for seeing what funding opportunities are available.

Learn more about the Big Funding Chart

Funding Workshops

At various times throughout the year we offer workshops to help you with funding applications. Check out the times and mark your calendars!

Learn more about Funding Workshops

Conferences and Workshops

Specific funding to help students go to knowledge mobilization events (conferences, workshops, round tables, case competitions and others!)

Funding for Conferences and Workshops


VIU recognizes and awards annually students who are engaged in an independent project.


2022-23 REACH Award Recipients

Check out a bit more about this year's winners and their projects.

See the 2022-23 REACH Award Recipients

2021-22 REACH Award Recipients

See the 2021-22 REACH Award Recipients

2019-20 REACH Award Recipients

See the 2019-20 REACH Award Recipients

STEM Specific

Check out the number of awards for our Science, Technology, Engineering and Math students can apply for.

Learn more about STEM Specific Awards

Graduate Students

If you are thinking about attending graduate school, or are currently enrolled in a graduate program, check out these funding opportunities.

Learn more about funding opportunities for Graduate Students