Student Awards

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Faculty of Law Awards


Alberta Scholar at Queen's Law Scholarship

Established in September 2006 and last revised in October 2018 by alumni and friends from Alberta and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to a student entering first year of the J.D. program or a combined J.D. program in the Faculty of Law, whose address on admission to Queen"s University is from the province of Alberta. The award is renewable for two subsequent years provided a minimum GPA of 3.5 is maintained in a full-time course load. Selection will be made by the Faculty of Law Awards Committee.

Beresford-Knox Scholarship in Law

Established by Jane Knox, Professor, Department of Psychology, and Harvey Beresford, B.A. '64, LL.B. '67, in celebration of their marriage in July 2000. Awarded on the basis of academic merit to a student entering the first year of the Law program with an Honours degree in Psychology.

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP Entrance Scholarship

Funded by the law firm of Blake, Cassels and Graydon LLP, entrance scholarships for law are awarded annually to students of high academic standing for academic excellence shown prior to entry into law school. Financial need is a secondary consideration, taken into account only where academic records are substantially similar.

William M. Bone Scholarship

Established in November 2008 by an anonymous donor in recognition of the dedicated service by William M. Bone, LLB 1974, as President of the Carthy Foundation. Awarded on the basis of academic excellence to full-time students entering the first year of the J.D. Program in the Faculty of Law. Selection will be made by the Dean of Law in consultation with the Chair of the Admissions Committee and the Assistant Dean of Students.

Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP Scholarship

Established in January 2013 and revised in May 2017 by Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to a student who resides in either the Province of Alberta or Saskatchewan and who is entering first year of a Juris Doctor degree program in the Faculty of Law at Queen's University.

Allan Findlay Memorial Entrance Scholarship

Established by the partners of the late Allan Findlay, Q.C., this scholarship is awarded to a first year law student every three years, on a rotational basis with two other Ontario law schools. Applications will be assessed on the basis of undergraduate academic record and participation in extracurricular affairs, including athletics, debating, student government, drama and the student newspaper.

David Mullan Entrance Scholarship

Established in April 2007 through gifts made to Queen's University, Faculty of Law by alumni and friends in celebration of its 50th anniversary and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students entering the first year of the J.D. program. All students applying for admission to Queen's Faculty of Law J.D. program are automatically considered. No separate application is required. Selection will be made by the Dean of Law in consultation with the Assistant Dean of Students.

Newton Rowell Entrance Scholarships in Law

Established by the Honourable Henry N.R. Jackman, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario in honour of his grandfather, Newton Wesley Rowell. Three entrance scholarships to be awarded annually to students entering the first year of the Juris Doctor program on the basis of academic excellence and a demonstrated interest in, and commitment to, public service. Applications are encouraged from students outside Ontario and from Indigenous students and members of racial minorities.

David and Pearl Tobias Entrance Scholarship

Established by Mr. Norman C. Tobias, a Toronto tax lawyer and associate professor, Faculty of Law, Queen's University, in honour of his parents, David and Pearl Tobias. Awarded to a first year law student each year whose undergraduate record (without taking into account LSAT scores) reflects outstanding achievement in academics, extra-curricular activities, leadership and character, as determined by the Faculty of Law.

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