Awards & Scholarships

Below are listed the scholarships and prizes designated for women entering or studying at the Allard School of Law. To locate a full list of scholarships, prizes and bursaries visit the student resources page or contact awards@allard.ubc.caApplication information for CFLS awards to be posted in the Spring.

Awards Adjudicated by the CFLS

Hilda Janzen Memorial Award in Feminist Legal Studies

In honor of the late Hilda Janzen and her commitment to the advancement of women in professional fields, an award of $18,000 annually will cover the current costs of tuition and books for the recipient, as well as offset living costs for the year. This award will be granted to a male or female student in good academic standing who has demonstrated leadership in feminist issues and faces financial or systemic barriers to accessing or continuing legal education.

Auriol Gurner Young Memorial Award

The Auriol gurner Young Memorial Award in Law will be granted to a student in the JD program who has made significant contributions to feminism and the law, through academic achievement, volunteer work, community activism, or work with a feminist organization.

Marlee G. Kline Essay Prize

A $250 prize will be awarded to the best essay written by a JD student incorporating feminist research and analysis. The prize is offered in the name of Marlee Kline, a feminist professor at the Allard School of Law who died in November 2001.

Other Faculty & University Awards

Faculty Women's Club Anne Wesbrook Scholarship

A scholarship of $2,000, given by the Faculty Women's Club, was established in 1919 to honour Anne Wesbrook, wife of the first President of UBC, and a founding member and Honorary President of the Club until her death in 1957. It is awarded to a woman student who has obtained a baccalaureate degree from this university and is continuing her studies at graduate level or in the Faculties of Medicine, Dentistry or Law at this university or any other approved university; or to a woman who, after third year of university studies, is proceeding directly to a degree in Medicine, Dentistry or Law at this university or any other approved university.

Doris Curtis Memorial Scholarship

Income totalling $3,400 from a fund donated by family and friends in memory of Doris Curtis will provide scholarships for women students. Financial circumstances may be considered.

Diane Kilpatrick Memorial Scholarship

In memory of Diane Kilpatrick, LL.B. 1977, her family, friends and associates have endowed a scholarship of $1,300. It is awarded to a woman student entering second year in the Faculty of Law who has demonstrated good academic standing and an interest in helping others.

Ted Le Nobel Memorial Scholarship

A scholarship of $1,300 has been endowed in memory of Ted le Nobel by his family. The award is made on the recommendation of the Faculty of Law, with preference given to a woman student entering the second year of the undergraduate program.