Torys LLP will offer $1000 annually to The University of Manitoba to be allocated to one or more full-time students in any year of the J.D. program who have demonstrated outstanding research and writing ability and whose written work is of publishable or potentially publishable quality.  Recipients of this award would be expected to use the funds to cover research and living costs to enable them to do whatever additional research and writing is necessary to enhance the prospect of publication of their written work in a reputable Canadian law journal, under the supervision of a faculty member.  The selection committee shall be named by the Dean of the Faculty of Law.

If you have written or are writing a paper that you consider worthy of submission for the J.S.D. Tory Writing Award, you may submit the paper for consideration.  In accordance with the terms of reference for this award you must also submit the name of the faculty member who has agreed to supervise the revisions to the paper.  Papers submitted without the name of a supervisor will not be accepted

Submissions must be made no later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday, May 15, 2019 to Karen Busby, Chair of the J.S.D. Tory Writing Award Committee, c/o Chenise Robert, Room 303, Third Floor, Robson Hall, or electronically to chenise.robert@umanitoba.ca. A committee will review all submissions and the award recipient will be announced in July 2019.