Frederick Cogan Q.C. Entrance Scholarship in Common Law (OTSS) (741220102212)

TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR AN ENDOWED FUND

NAME OF ENDOWMENT FUND (OTSS [1] )

FREDERICK COGAN Q.C. ENTRANCE

SCHOLARSHIP IN COMMON LAW

INTRODUCTION

This fund was established in 2008 in honour of Mr. Frederick Cogan, Q.C. (BSS’60, LL.B.’63) by his family on the occasion of his 70th birthday. During his studies at the University of Ottawa, Mr. Cogan founded the University of Ottawa High School Debating Tournament and was Vice-President of the Student Federation. The donors thank the Government of Ontario for its matching contributions.

PURPOSE OF FUND

To provide financial assistance to new students entering the Common Law program who qualify under the terms established by the Ontario Trust for Student Support program.

SCHOLARSHIP DETAILS

Eligibility Criteria

The applicant must:

1. be admitted to the Faculty of Law, Common Law Section;

2. be an Ontario resident, as per the OSAP [2] rules;

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

4. demonstrate professional and personal ethics; and

5. demonstrate entrepreneurship and community service involvement.

Value of the Award: Variable

Number of Awards: Variable

Frequency of the Award: Annual

Level of the Award: Undergraduate

Application Contact: Financial Aid and Awards Service

Application Deadline: May 1

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Applications must be made through Online Scholarships and Bursaries, which can be accessed through www.infoweb.uOttawa.ca,, and should include:

1. the Financial Questionnaire;

2. a statement from the applicant demonstrating his/her personal and professional ethics; and

3. a short text (less than 500 words) relating how the applicant has shown entrepreneurship and involvement within the community.

 

[1] OTSS: Ontario Trust for Student Support

[2] OSAP: Ontario Student Assistance Program