Catherine Helen MacLean Memorial Entrance Bursary (OSOTF) (741220101727)

TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR AN ENDOWED FUND

NAME OF ENDOWMENT FUND (OSOTF [1] )

Catherine Helen MacLean Memorial Entrance Bursary

INTRODUCTION

Catherine Helen MacLean will be honoured in perpetuity with the creation of this bursary. Ms. MacLean’s life ended tragically on January 27, 2001, when she was struck and killed by a vehicle driven by a Russian diplomat. In addition to her practice at Nelligan O’Brien Payne LLP, Catherine was a popular part-time professor at the University of Ottawa.

The partners of the law firm Nelligan O’Brien Payne LLP and Mr. John Fryer, Q.C. initiated this bursary fund as part of the overall memorial to Catherine Helen MacLean through the establishment of endowed funds.

The donors thank the many generous supporters of the fund, as well as the Government of Ontario for its matching contribution through the OSOTF program.

PURPOSE OF FUND

To provide financial assistance to a student entering the first year of the JD program at the Faculty of Law, Common Law Section.

BURSARY DETAILS

Eligibility Criteria:

The applicant must:

1. be a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident or a person with the protected/refugee status;

2. be admitted full-time to the first year of the JD program at the Faculty of Law, Common Law Section;

3. demonstrate financial need, as determined by the Financial Aid and Awards Service of the University of Ottawa;

4. be an Ontario resident as per OSAP [2] rules; and

5. demonstrate academic excellence.

Value of the Award: Minimum $3,000

Number of Awards: One

Frequency of the Award: Annual

Level of the Award: JD

Application Contact: Common Law Section

Application Deadline: May 15

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Applications must be made through Online Scholarships and Bursaries, which can be accessed through the uoZone portal, and should include the Financial Questionnaire.

NOTE
To be considered for this scholarship, you must apply through the Admission Bursary – English JD Program (99950) or Admission Bursary - French JD Program (99948).

In the case of multiple candidates meeting the base requirements, the selection committee will select the recipient based on the award policies and standard criteria used by the Common Law Section at the time of selection.

 

[1] OSOTF: Ontario Student Opportunity Trust Fund

[2] OSAP: Ontario Student Assistance Program