Open to prospective students from the following regions:
North America and the Caribbean
? Central and South America
? Sub-Saharan Africa
? East Asia and the Pacific
? Europe and Eurasia
? Middle East and North Africa
? South and Central Asia
? Apply for admission to VIU
? Pay the Admission Application Fee (Domestic - $20, International - $100)
? Be a first-time applicant for any of VIU’s academic program
? Enroll as a full-time student in VIU’s graduate or undergraduate programs
Completed applications must include all of the following:
F Online Scholarship Application form.*
F Secondary or higher education transcript.
F Letter of recommendation from faculty (academic) or direct supervisor (professional).
F A personal statement of success of at least 500 words describing your background, future goals, education,
influential experiences, and career objectives in the form of an essay.
F Evidence of English proficiency for International Students in the form of:**
F Test scores (please refer to the table for minimum requirements), OR
F An official transcript indicating the completion of a minimum of 9 credit hours for the graduate level or
12 credit hours for the undergraduate level, from an accredited United Sates post-secondary institution
(not VIU) at which the language of instruction was English. GPA for those credits must not be lower than
a C-level, OR
F A high school diploma from a recognized institution within the United States.