Law Foundation Graduate Fellowships 2012/2013

The Law Foundation is awarding up to five graduate fellowships of $13,750 each (subject to change).

Field of study: Full-time graduate studies in law or a law-related area. Note that the pursuit of a Juris Doctor (JD), as a first law degree, does not constitute graduate studies for the purposes of the Law Foundation Graduate Fellowships.

Where tenable: Recognized universities in Canada, the U.S. or abroad. The fellowship is not available for the graduate programs of the Faculties of Law at the University of British Columbia and the University of Victoria, as the Law Foundation makes separate grants to the graduate fellowship programs at those universities.

For an application form or for more information, visit the Law Foundation’s ­website at www.lawfoundationbc.org or ­contact them at 1340 – 605 Robson Street, ­Vancouver, BC V6B 5J3, tel. 604.688.2337, email lfbc@tlfbc.org. To be considered, applications and supporting material must be received at the Law Foundation offices by January 6, 2012. 


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Law Foundation Graduate Scholarships at University of Victoria

This past year, 11 UVic law students received Law Foundation Graduate Scholarships. This important program provides financial assistance to the law school’s LL.M. and Ph.D. students. All recipients are engaged in interdisciplinary research that examines legal ­issues within a range of social, political, historical and economic contexts.

The 11 graduate scholarships were awarded to: Roger Batchelor, Geoffrey Conrad, Alvaro Cordova, Aimée Craft, Gene Fraser, Jeanette Gevikoglu, Carwyn Jones, Connie Nisbet, Soudeh Nouri, Jing Qian and Daleen Thomas.

Details about the recipients’ research projects are available on the UVic Law website at law.uvic.ca (News & events).