Other Awards and Prizes – 2018

List of external Awards and Prizes for Law Students submitted by private external legal organizations:

Canadian Bar Association Law School Essay Contests
Deadline to apply Immigration Law: Founders’ Award: November 30, 2018
Deadline to apply other CBA awards: February 28, 2019
The Canadian Bar Association (CBA) is pleased to announce the 2018 – 2019 CBA essay contests for law students. Participating students hone their research and writing skills and expand their knowledge of a particular area of law. The contests also offer students an excellent opportunity to begin building their profiles within the legal community. Your assistance promoting these contests within your law school is greatly appreciated. Prizes include cash awards ranging from $250 to $2,500, and in certain cases, complimentary registration and/or travel accommodation to attend CBA Section conferences.

Donich Entrepreneurial Scholarship
Deadline to apply: November 30, 2018
A $1000 award will be presented to an undergraduate or law student distinguished by work experience and academic achievement. This award was established in 2018 and is intended to award students with proven employment and academic achievement. All material and attachments can be sent with the attention of scholarships to donichlaw@mydefence.ca

La Bourse D’Études en langue française de l’institut canadien d’études juridiques supérieures 2019-2020
Deadline to apply: December 31, 2018
The Canadian Institute for Advanced Legal Studies French language Scholarship ordinarily covers the full amount of the tuition fees payable by the recipient to a French-language European university and includes an allowance to cover a portion of living expenses and reasonable travel expenses to and from the European university, subject to any other awards received by the successful candidate. Please visit the Canadian Institute for Advanced Legal Studies website for more information.

The Right Honourable Paul Martin Sr. Scholarship 2019-2020
Deadline to apply: December 31, 2018
The Canadian Institute for Advanced Legal Studies annually awards two scholarships for the LL.M. degree at the University of Cambridge, England. The Right Honourable Paul Martin Sr. Scholarships cover full tuition at the University of Cambridge, a monthly living allowance, and return airfare, subject to any other awards received by the successful candidate. Please visit the Canadian Institute for Advanced Legal Studies website for more information.

Law Foundation of British Columbia Graduate Fellowships 2019/20
Deadline to apply: January 4, 2019
The Law Foundation of British Columbia is offering up to four awards of $15,000 each for students enrolled in full time graduate studies in law or a law-related area. Applicants must either be Graduates of a British Columbia  law school, Members of the British Columbia Bar, Attending a graduate program at UBC or UVic, or a Resident of British Columbia. Please see the Law Foundation of British Columbia website for more information.

Crossroads Law Leadership in Family Law Scholarship
Deadline to apply: January 12, 2019
The Crossroads Law Leadership in Family Law Scholarship provides financial recognition to a student in their second year of a Bachelor of Laws or Juris Doctor program who displays a commitment to improving family law services in the community. Only students at an accredited Canadian University may apply.
Application Process:  All interested candidates should provide the following information by email to info@crossroadslaw.ca

 Céline Dostaler Criminal Justice Scholarship
Deadline to apply: January 15, 2019
This scholarship will be rewarded to a student who is in their third year of a Juris Doctor program in the Faculty of Law at an accredited Canadian university who demonstrates a passion for criminal law. Email: scholarship@celinedostaler.ca

Roulston Urquhart Criminal Law Advocacy Scholarship
Deadline to apply: January 20, 2019

Roulston Urquhart Criminal Defence is offering a Scholarship that recognizes a student who has completed their second year of a Juris Doctor program in the Faculty of Law at an accredited Canadian university who demonstrates a passion for criminal law and an excellence in trial advocacy. See applications details at the link. Submit to: scholarship@calgarydefence.com .

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