Law Society of Upper Canada Education Equity Bursary (742200100299)

TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR A NON-ENDOWED FUND

NAME OF NON-ENDOWED FUND


Law Society of Upper Canada Education Equity Bursary

PURPOSE OF FUND

To provide financial support to students registered in the second or third 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 of protected/refugee status or an international student;

2. be a member of a visible minority, a member of the Indigenous community, a member of the LGBTQ community OR a student who has a physical, psychological or learning disability. Indigenous applicants must provide documented proof of Indigenous identity, in accordance with the requirements of the University of Ottawa Eligibility for Focused Admissions, Scholarships, and Bursaries for First Nations, Inuit, and Métis People administrative procedure;

3. be enrolled in the second or third year of the JD Program;

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

5. demonstrate academic achievements and a commitment to the community and university service.

Value of the award: $2,000

Number of awards: Variable

Frequency of the award: Annual

Level or program of study: Undergraduate

Application contact: Financial Aid and Awards Service

Application deadline: October 31

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

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

1. the Financial Questionnaire;

2. the Curriculum Vitae on Online Scholarships and Bursaries; and

3. documented proof of Indigenous identity, in accordance with the requirements of the University of Ottawa Eligibility for Focused Admissions, Scholarships, and Bursaries for First Nations, Inuit, and Métis People administrative procedure (for Indigenous students) OR a statement from the applicant who self-identifies as a member of a visible minority or the LGBTQ community OR proof of the applicant’s status as a student with a physical, psychological or learning disability.