Bursaries

BC Prosecution Services Bursary

Value: $2,000
Distribution: Fall term
Application period opens: August 1
Application deadline: Third (3rd) Friday in September
How to Apply: Online Awards Application

Awarded to a student in their third year of the TRU Law JD Program who demonstrates financial need and who has completed either Advanced Criminal Law (LAWF 3570) or Criminal Process (LAWF 3810).

Bill W. Eremko Memorial Law Bursary

Value: $600
Distribution: Fall term
Application period opens: August 1
Application deadline: Third (3rd) Friday in September
How to Apply: Online Awards Application

Awarded to a Faculty of Law student who has at least a 2.00 GPA, demonstrates financial need, attended high school in BC (with a preference to students from the Kootenays), and demonstrates community involvement. Please provide a brief outline of your Education history which will include: past areas of concentration and interest, future education plans, career plans, extra-curricular activities and interests, and a brief resume of any volunteer or community service.

4. Site the dates of travel, name of event seeking employment, and/or potential employer’s name with which interviews were held

Dean's Discretionary Award

Value: Varied
Distribution: ongoing, you can apply at any time
How to Apply: Please send a letter to lawawards@tru.calinks to external site, addressed to the Dean, outlining what the funds are for, how much you require, and how the funds will be spent.

Provides students with emergency funds, financial support for conference attendance, moots and internships, as well as new student-led initiatives and inspired projects.

Donald Robert Berg Memorial Law Bursary

Value: $2,000
Distribution: Fall term
Application period opens: August 1
Application deadline: Third (3rd) Friday in September
How to Apply: Online Awards Application

Awarded annually to a student who demonstrates financial need in any year of studies of the J.D. program.

Frances Lyons Law Bursary

Value: $500
Distribution: Fall term
Application period opens: August 1
Application deadline: Third (3rd) Friday in September
How to Apply: Online Awards Application

The Bursary will be issued annually to a student in any year of studies at the TRU Faculty of Law that demonstrates financial need and has a minimum of 2.50 GPA. Preference will be given to a student who is preferably a single parent with primary custody of one (1) or more children under the age of 16 residing with the parent. Where candidates have a similar overall profile, the preference will be given to a single mother.p>

George Erasmus Indigenous Law Student Bursary

Value: $700
Distribution: Fall term
Application period opens: August 1
Application deadline: Third (3rd) Friday in September
How to Apply: Online Awards Application

Awarded to a student that self-identifies as an Indigenous (First Nations, Inuit or Metis) and entering or is currently registered in the TRU Law JD program who demonstrates financial need with significant involvement in indigenous communities, organizations and leadership potential.

George Lamperson Memorial Law Bursary

Value: $1,100
Distribution: Fall term
Application period opens: August 1
Application deadline: Third (3rd) Friday in September
How to Apply: Online Awards Application

Awarded to a law student who demonstrates financial need. Preference to a student who can demonstrate roots in the Kamloops area.

Hope Hyslop Law Bursary

Value: $4,000
Distribution: Fall term
Application period opens: August 1
Application deadline: Third (3rd) Friday in September
How to Apply: Online Awards Application

Awarded annually to a student enrolled in the Faculty of Law demonstrating financial need.

Keith and Robbin Bracken Law Emergency Fund

Value: various amounts
Distribution: ongoing, you can apply at any time
How to Apply: Please send a letter to lawawards@tru.calinks to external site, addressed to the Dean, outlining what the funds are for, how much you require, and how the funds will be spent.

Awarded annually (to one or more students in varying amounts) upon recommendation of the Dean of Law. The fund may be used to provide student emergency funds, financial support for conference attendance, moots and internships.

Kamloops Bar Association Law Bursary

Value: $1,000
Distribution: Fall term
Application period opens: August 1
Application deadline: Third (3rd) Friday in September
How to Apply: Online Awards Application

An entrance bursary awarded to a Law student who is from Kamloops or the surrounding area (Merritt, Chase, Barriere) and who demonstrates financial need.

McDiarmid Law Bursary

Value: $2,000
Distribution: Fall term
Application period opens: August 1
Application deadline:Third (3rd) Friday in September
How to Apply: Online Awards Application

The bursary will be awarded annually to a first year student in the JD program at TRU Law and preference will be given to a student who demonstrates financial need and who is from Yale, Cariboo, Kootenay or Prince Rupert judicial districts, who would otherwise need to reside in Kamloops.p>

Norma Quinn Memorial Law Bursary

Value: $4,000-$5,000
Distribution: Fall term
Application period opens: August 1
Application deadline: Third (3rd) Friday in September
How to Apply: Online Awards Application

The Bursary will be awarded for three consecutive years annually to a student who is preferably a single parent enrolled in the TRU Faculty of Law who demonstrates financial need. Alternatively, to a student in great financial need. The bursary will be awarded upon completion of the first semester demonstrating the commitment to completing her/his studies in Law at TRU with continued eligibility requiring a minimum 2.70 GPA. In case the original recipient does not meet the stated conditions or other unforeseen circumstances, this bursary may be awarded to an alternate student that meets noted conditions.

Provincial Court Judges Association of British Columbia Bursary in Law

Value: $2,000
Distribution: Fall term
Application period opens: August 1
Application deadline: Third (3rd) Friday in September
How to Apply: Online Awards Application

Awarded annually to a student who demonstrates financial need in any year of studies of the J.D. program.

Richard Blair Bursary in Law

Value: $1,000
Distribution: Fall term
Application period opens: August 1
Application deadline: Third (3rd) Friday in September
How to Apply: Online Awards Application

Bursary awarded annually to a student who maintains a minimum 2.50 GPA and demonstrates financial need.

Rudy Morelli Family Law Bursary

Value: $1,600
Distribution: Fall term
Application period opens: August 1
Application deadline: Third (3rd) Friday in September
How to Apply: Online Awards Application

Bursary awarded annually to a student who maintains a minimum 2.50 GPA and demonstrates financial need.

Shupe Family Law Bursary

Value: $2,000
Distribution: Fall term
Application period opens: August 1
Application deadline: Third (3rd) Friday in September
How to Apply: Online Awards Application

The Bursary will be awarded annually to a student enrolled in the Faculty of Law who demonstrates financial need.

Superior Courts Judiciary Bursary

Value: $5,000
Distribution: Fall term
Application period opens: August 1
Application deadline: Third (3rd) Friday in September
How to Apply: Online Awards Application

A bursary awarded to a Law student who demonstrates financial need.

The Helping Hands Law Emergency Fund

Value: Variable
Distribution: ongoing, you can apply at any time
How to Apply: Please send a letter to lawawards@tru.calinks to external site, addressed to the Dean, outlining what the funds are for, how much you require, and how the funds will be spent.

Awarded to one or more students in varying amounts. The fund may be used to provide students with emergency funds, financial support for conference attendance, moots and internships. This is a flexible fund responding to student emergency needs in the Faculty of Law. The students must demonstrate proof of financial need.