The Right Honourable Paul Martin Sr. Scholarship

2018-2019

The Right Honourable Paul Martin Sr. Scholarship covers full University fees (i.e. full tuition at the University of Cambridge), and a monthly living allowance, subject to any other awards received by the successful candidate.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

The Canadian Institute for Advanced Legal Studies annually awards two scholarships for graduate studies in law at the University of Cambridge, England to candidates who have been awarded a law degree from a three or four year program at a faculty of law in a Canadian university in the four years before the candidate will commence his or her studies at the University of Cambridge (supported by The Right Honourable Paul Martin Sr. Scholarship).

An applicant must be accepted into the University of Cambridge and a College of the University of Cambridge for graduate studies in law in order to receive this Scholarship, although such acceptance need not be confirmed at the time of the application for the Scholarship nor at the time that the Institute provides the candidate with notice that he or she has been selected to receive the Scholarship

APPLICATIONS

Applications must include:

  1. Curriculum vitae;
  2. A personal statement indicating why the applicant wishes to undertake graduate studies in law at the University of Cambridge and why the applicant is suited to undertake such studies;
  3. A copy of transcripts for undergraduate and graduate studies, for studies in law and for a Bar Admissions Course, as applicable; and
  4. A maximum of three letters of reference.

Applications may be submitted by mail, fax or electronic mail and must be received no later than December 31, 2017, to:

Lynn Morrison, Executive Secretary
Canadian Institute for Advanced Legal Studies
P.O.Box 43538, Leaside Post Office
1601 Bayview Avenue
Toronto, Ontario, M4G 4G8

Telephone: 416-429-3292
Fax:416-429-9805
Email:info@canadian-institute.com
Website:www.canadian-institute.com

Candidates must also apply directly to the University of Cambridge, using the online application form. The deadline for applications to the course of LLM in 2018-19 is 15 November 2017.

CONSIDERATION OF APPLICATIONS

Applications for the Scholarship are considered by a Selection Committee appointed annually by the Institute. The awarding of the Scholarship is conditional upon establishing, to the satisfaction of the Institute, that the recipient has successfully graduated from a law school in Canada with an LL.B, B.C.L. or equivalent, and has been accepted by the University of Cambridge in graduate studies in law for the relevant year of study. The Selection Committee's decisions are final.

SELECTION OF PERSON(S) TO BE AWARDED THE SCHOLARSHIP

Successful applicants will be notified by April 15, 2018.

Scholarship Recipients


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