Ron Gravelle Scholarship in Common Law (OSOTF) (742220102026)

TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR AN ENDOWED FUND

NAME OF ENDOWMENT FUND (OSOTF [1] )

Ron Gravelle Scholarship in Common Law

INTRODUCTION

This scholarship was established by Ron Gravelle (LL.B. 1969) in appreciation for the excellent legal education he received at the Faculty of Law, Common Law Section. Mr. Gravelle practises in all aspects of income tax and estate planning, wealth management, tax-planned corporate reorganizations, purchase and sale of businesses and shareholders agreements. He has developed particular expertise in representing taxpayers charged with serious tax offences, appeals and other negotiations with tax departments. Mr. Gravelle participates in a number of professional associations, including the Canadian Association of Family Enterprises, the Canadian Bar Association, the Canadian Tax Foundation, the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, the International Fiscal Association and the Law Society of Upper Canada. He is frequently called upon to deliver lectures on income tax and estate planning for various organizations and associations, including the Law Society of Upper Canada and the Canadian Association of Family Enterprises. The donor thanks the Government of Ontario who helped create this fund through its generous matching contributions.

PURPOSE OF FUND

To provide financial assistance to students enrolled in the Common Law program, whose studies would otherwise be compromised.

SCHOLARSHIP DETAILS

Eligibility Criteria

The applicant must:

1. be registered as a full-time student at the Faculty of Law, Common Law Section, at the University of Ottawa;

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

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

Value of the Award: Minimum $500

Number of Awards: One (alternating yearly between a male recipient and a female recipient)

Frequency of the Award: Annual

Level of the Award: 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 https://scholarships.uottawa.ca, and should include the Financial Questionnaire.

 

[1] OSOTF: Ontario Student Opportunity Trust Fund

[2] OSAP: Ontario Student Assistance Program