Marcel Hamelin Entrance Scholarship (741100301498)


TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR AN ANNUAL FUND
 
NAME OF ANNUAL FUND
 
Marcel Hamelin Common Law Entrance Scholarships
 
INTRODUCTION
This fund was established in 2001 by the Faculty of Law, Common Law Section, as a tribute to former University of Ottawa Rector and Vice-Chancellor, Marcel Hamelin. Dr. Hamelin served in this capacity from 1990-2001 after having dedicated the previous 16 years of his professional career to his role as Dean of the Faculty of Arts.  Dr. Hamelin is a renowned historian, a respected University administrator and a friend of the Faculty of Law.
 
PURPOSE OF FUND
Provide scholarships annually to students entering their first year of the JD program at the Faculty of Law, Common Law Section.
 
SCHOLARSHIP DETAILS
Eligibility Criteria
The applicant must:

  1. be a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident, a person with the protected/refugee status or an international student;
  2. be admitted and registered full-time in the first year of the JD English-language or French-language program at the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law, Common Law Section;
  3. have achieved excellent academic standing at the undergraduate university level; and
  4. demonstrate financial need, as determined by the Financial Aid and Awards Service of the University of Ottawa.

 
Value of the award:              $5,000
Number of awards:               Variable (at least one to a student entering the JD English-language program, and at least one to a student entering the JD French-language program)
Frequency of the award:      Annual
Level or program of study:   Undergraduate
Renewable:                           Yes, for the 2nd and 3rd year, provided that the recipient maintains a minimum CGPA of 6.0
Application contact:             Financial Aid and Awards Service
 
APPLICATION PROCEDURE
Applications must be made through Online Scholarships and Bursaries, which can be accessed through
https://scholarships.uottawa.ca, 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).