Awards and Scholarships for Students in the JD program

Law Awards

The Peter A. Allard School of Law is pleased to offer numerous entrance awards and scholarships ranging in size from a few thousand dollars up to our most prestigious awards at $15,000 for which prospective students are automatically considered. However, a number of awards and scholarships regonize students for their accomplishments in other areas as well as academic merit (e.g. leadership, community service, etc) and may require an application.  A call for applications will be sent to accepted applicants in mid-May. The deadline for submission is June 19th for continuing students and 16th for entering students.  More specific information is available using an online search. When using the search, it is recommended that you type in the award number and session in which the award would be provided (most awards are provided during winter sessions).  Applications and documents should be sent to:
 
Aki Nishida, Scholarships Secretary
The Peter A. Allard School of Law, UBC
1822 East Mall, Vancouver
B.C., V6T 1Z1
awards@allard.ubc.ca
 
Please note that we accept submissions via email only.
 

Other Scholarships and Awards

Awards for students with disabilities  

Twenty awards (scholarships and bursaries) are available for students with disabilities. Awards range in value and eligibility criteria.

Scholarships are based on merit such as academic achievement, community involvement, or leadership.  Bursaries are based on demonstrated financial need.

For information on award eligibility and how to apply, please visit our website here.

Awards for women in Part-time Studies

Four scholarships, ranging from $275 to $1500, are available for women studying on a part-time basis. These awards are for women students on the Vancouver campus enrolled in part-time studies for both the previous and upcoming Winter Sessions (September – April). 

For information on award eligibility and how to apply, please visit our website here.

Affiliation Scholarships and Bursaries

Affiliation scholarships are based on merit such as academic achievement, community involvement, or leadership, and require that students be connected to a specific group. Affiliation bursaries are based on financial need and require that students be connected to a specific group. Specific groups may include,

  • Clubs
  • Trade unions
  • Companies
  • Geographic regions
  • Demographic groups

For information on award eligibility and how to apply, please visit our websites for Affiliation Scholarships and Affiliation Bursaries.

Premier Undergraduate and Wesbrook Scholarships

The Premier Undergraduate Scholarships and Wesbrook Scholars are the University's most prestigious designations, given to senior students with outstanding academic performance, leadership, and involvement in student and community activities.

Awards range from 20 Wesbrook Scholar designations worth $1,000 each to renewable scholarships worth $20,000 over two years. Eligible students will be emailed with an invitation to attend an information session in September.

For more information on eligibility requirements and how to apply, please visit our website here

Awards for Students going on Exchange

For information on awards and scholarships available for students going on exchange, please visit our website here.