Student Awards

OFFICE OF THE UNIVERSITY REGISTRAR

Student Awards

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Bursaries for Faculty of Law Students

The following awards have been made available thanks to the generosity of Queen's donors.


Gordon and Kathryn Baker Bursary

Established by Gordon R. Baker, QC, LL.B. 1970 and Kathryn Baker, B.Ed. 1969 and awarded to students in the Faculty of Law on the basis of financial need.

Bala Family Law Bursary

Established in December 2013 by the Bala Family and awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need to students in any year of the J.D. program or combined J.D. degree program in the Faculty of Law.  Preference will be given to students with an interest in family law.

Andrea Battersby and Karim Ali Radwan Memorial Bursary

Established in October 2002 and revised in November 2016 by family and friends in memory of Andrea Battersby, B.A. 1999, LL.B. 2001, and her son, Karim Ali Radwan. Awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need to female students in the Faculty of Law. Preference will be given to students who are single parents with secondary preference to those whose child is physically or developmentally challenged.

Douglas Cardinal Bursary

Established in March 2018 by David Sharpe, a member of the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte community and an LL.B. graduate of Queen's University in 1995, in honour of Douglas Cardinal, LL.D. 2018.  Awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need to indigenous law students in any year of the J.D. or combined J.D. degree programs in the Faculty of Law at Queen's University.

Dennis Cole Memorial Bursary

Established in May 2001 by friends and family in memory of Dennis Cole, B.A. 1959, LL.B. 1962, and awarded on the basis of financial need to a student in the first year of the Bachelor of Law program.

Criminal Lawyers' Association Award

Established in December 2008 by the Criminal Lawyers' Association and awarded to a student in the third year of the Faculty of Law on the basis of demonstrated financial need, academic achievement, and interest in criminal law.

Faculty of Law Bursary

Established in May 2001 from donations and awarded to a student in the Faculty of Law on the basis of financial need.

David Farrell Law '64 Award

Established and funded by the class of Law '64, this award is made annually to a second or third year law student, on the basis of overall scholarship, financial need and contribution to the Faculty, the University and the wider community. Applicants should submit a bursary application along with a letter outlining the above to the Associate University Registrar (Student Awards).

Harold G. Fox Bursary

A sum of money is available for distribution each year to law students as bursary assistance, and is awarded on the basis of need. The money is distributed by the fund established in memory of the late Harold G. Fox, Q.C., a member of the Bar of Ontario.

Vic Freidin, Law '71 Memorial Award

Established in September 2017 by the Class of Law 1971 in memory of Victor Freidin, LLB 1971. Awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need, academic achievement and demonstrated interest in advocacy to students in any year of the J.D. or combined J.D. program in the Faculty of Law.

Rebecca Gotlieb Memorial Award

Established in April 2004 by Allan Gotlieb in memory of his daughter, Rebecca Gotlieb, B.A. '80, LL.B. '83, and awarded on the basis of financial need and academic achievement to a student in the Faculty of Law enrolled in the four-year MPA/LL.B. Co-operative Combined Degree Program offered by the School of Policy Studies and the Faculty of Law at Queens University. Preference will be given to students who demonstrate an interest in health law and policy. Selection will be made in consultation with the Manager of Records and Registration of the Faculty of Law. Applicants should submit a bursary application along with a letter outlining the above to the Associate University Registrar (Student Awards).

Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP Bursary

Established in March 1998 and revised in May 2017 by Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP.  Awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need to students in a J.D. program or a combined J.D. degree program in the Faculty of Law.

Horace's Father Bursary

Established in October 2011 in honour of the father of the Roman poet Quintus Horatius Flaccus, known in the English-speaking world as Horace. Awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need to students who are Canadian citizens in any year of the J.D. program at Queen’s Faculty of Law.

Denny Hunter Pollock Bursary

Established in March 1995 by Denny Hunter Pollock, LL.B. 1995, and awarded on the basis of financial need to a student enrolled in any year of the Faculty of Law who is a sole support parent of at least one child under the age of thirteen.

Law '65 Bursary

Established by the class of Law '65 and awarded on the basis of financial need to a student in any year of the Faculty of Law who is a resident of Ontario.

Law '76 Bursary

Established by the class of Law '76 and awarded on the basis of financial need to a student in any year of the Faculty of Law who is a resident of Ontario.

Law '77 Award

Established in December 2003 by members of the Class of Law '77 and awarded on the basis of financial need and academic achievement to a student in the first or second year of studies in the Faculty of Law. Students must also demonstrate involvement in student activities, contribution to the Faculty, University and/or the wider community.

Law '84 Bursary

Established in November 2009 by members of the class of Law 1984 and awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need to students in any year of the Faculty of Law.

Law 1986 Bursary

Established in September 2018 by the Class of Law 1986 and awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need to students in any year of a J.D. degree program or a combined J.D. degree program in the Faculty of Law.

Law '97 Bursary

Established by members of the class of Law 1997 and awarded on the basis of financial need to students in any year of the Faculty of Law who demonstrate participation in extra-curricular activities such as, but not limited to, intramurals, Law Revue and Law Games.

Law Society Foundation Bursary Fund

A sum of money is available for distribution each year to law students as bursary assistance, and is awarded on the basis of need. The money is contributed by members of the Law Society of Upper Canada to assist law students in the Province of Ontario.

Law Society of Upper Canada Education Equity Award

Established in November 2016 by the Law Society of Upper Canada and LexisNexis Canada Inc., and awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need to students in the second or third year of the Juris Doctor (J.D.) program in the Faculty of Law at Queen's University who are members of a visible minority group, Aboriginal persons, persons with a disability or LGBT students, and have demonstrated commitment to their communities.

Law Students' Society Community Bursary

Established by the Law Students' Society and awarded to a law student(s) on the basis of financial need who has demonstrated a contribution to the law school, university, or wider community and/or overcome obstacles and disadvantage in pursuing a legal education. Applicants should submit a bursary application along with a letter outlining the above to the Associate University Registrar (Student Awards).

Law ThankQ Bursary

Established in October 2005 by the Class of Law 2003 with additional contributions from the Class of Law 2004 and 2005 and awarded on the basis of financial need to a student in any year of studies in the Faculty of Law at Queen's University.

Daniel Mark Advocacy Award in Law

Established in May 2015 by family and friends in memory Daniel Mark, L.L.B. 1989. Awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need and demonstrated advocacy or public service, to students in any year of the J.D. program or a combined J.D. program in the Faculty of Law. Preference will be given to upper year students.

DP Martin Family Foundation Bursary

Established in March 2017 by The DP Martin Foundation and awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need to students in the J.D. program or a combined J.D. degree program in the Faculty of Law. Preference will be given to students with dependents under the age of majority.

Mitchell Bursary

Established in September 2007 from the estate of Eileen Mitchell Thomas, QC, B.A. 1937, and awarded on the basis of financial need to a student in the Faculty of Law. Preference will be given to a female student. Preference will be given to a student whose address on admission to Queen's University was Northern Ontario (including the City of Ottawa).

Mary Alice Murray Memorial Bursary

The Mary Alice Murray Memorial Bursary Fund was established by friends, associates and Queen's Law School alumni, to honour Miss Mary Alice Murray (Law '60). The fund provides a sum of money for annual distribution to J.D. students, to be awarded based upon an assessment of financial need.

Alf Peneycad Bursary

Established in April 2006 to honour Alf Peneycad, Law 1970, named the National Post - ZSA 2005 Canadian General Counsel of the Year, and awarded on the basis of financial need to full-time second or third year students enrolled in the Faculty of Law.

Plumley Family Award in Law

Established by Kent Plumley, B.Sc. (Chem. Eng.) 1960, LL.B. 1963, and Sandra (Macdonald) Plumley, B.A. 1966, and awarded on the basis of financial need to a student in any year of the Faculty of Law.

Queen's Faculty of Law Bursary

Established in September 2017 by alumni and friends of Queen's Faculty of Law and awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need to students in any year of a J.D. or combined J.D. program in Queen's Faculty of Law.

Queen's Law Alumni Bursary

Established by the Faculty of Law from donations by alumni, law firms and corporations, and awarded on the basis of financial need to students registered in any year in the Faculty of Law.

Res Ipsa Loquitur Bursary

Established in October 2002 by Professor Jim MacIntyre, a Queen's faculty member from 1959 to 1964, to honour the remembrance of the Res Ipsa Loquitur Boarding house which played a significant role in the lives of many law students and faculty members during the 1960's. Awarded on the basis of financial need to students in any year of the Faculty of Law.

David Warren Rutherford Bursary

Established by the family of the late David Warren Rutherford (Law '81), awarded annually to a third year law student on the basis of academic standing and financial need.

Samuel Springer Scholarship

Awards are made annually to a second year law student of high academic standing, who is a resident of Canada and who has shown financial need.

Douglas Traill Memorial Bursary

Established by the class of Law '76 in memory of the late Douglas Melvin Traill, B.A. '73 (UBC), LL.B. '76, awarded on the basis of financial need.

H. Reginald Watson Award

Established in October 2005 by the founding members of V-CC, a Research and Development company, in honour of H. Reginald Watson, LL.B 1981. Awarded to a student in the Faculty of Law on the basis of financial need and demonstrated interest and commitment to community service.

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