Prizes & Entrance Awards where no application is required
Fasken Law Entrance Scholarship
Entrance scholarship awarded annually to a 1L student enrolled in the JD program.
Future Indigenous Lawyers Award by Fulton
For an indigenous student enrolled in the JD program with preference from a student in the Thompson-Nicola or Cariboo region.
Gregory S. Pun K.C. Law Entrance Scholarship
The Scholarship will be awarded annually as an entrance scholarship to a student registered in the JD program at TRU Faculty of Law who demonstrates overall academic achievement upon recommendation of the Faculty of Law.
Law Entrance Award by Fulton
A $5,000 entrance award is available annually to a well rounded student with a strong GPA and demonstrated involvement in Kamloops or another BC interior community. The Faculty of Law will ask qualified applicants for a submission outlining their community involvement and their future goals.
Law Foundation of BC Entrance Scholarship
Six scholarships are offered by the Law Foundation of British Columbia. These scholarships are awarded to outstanding students entering the first year of the JD program in the Faculty of Law. The awards are made on the recommendation of the Faculty of Law.
The Canadian Bar Association, BC (CBABC) Branch Award
Awarded annually to a student entering the Faculty of Law who has best shown strong commitment to the ideals served by the Canadian Bar Association of BC - including promotion of Justice and/or law reform through his or her exemplary public or community service, as demonstrated by extracurricular activities at educational institution, volunteer work with community of charitable organizations, or any kind of public service activities.
Acumen Law Scholarship
Awarded annually upon recommendation of the Faculty of Law; preference given to an Indigenous student who has completed Constitutional Law with a satisfactory GPA.
Gregory S. Pun K.C. Prize in Advocacy
Details: The Prize will be awarded annually to a TRU Faculty of Law student enrolled and participating in any of the following moots on a rotational basis - year 1 - Phillip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition; year 2 - The BC Law Schools Competitive Moot; year 3 - The Wilson Moot; and, year 4 - Donald R.H. Bowman National Tax Moot. and such other moots may be added from time to time on the joint recommendation of the Chair of the Moots Committee, the Associate Dean, the Assistant Dean and Dean. The Prize should be awarded to an eligible student or withheld entirely, in the sole discretion of the Chair of the Moots Committee.
Gregory S. Pun K.C. Prize in Advanced Legal Research and Writing
Guild Yule LLP Advocacy Prize
Guild Yule LLP Outstanding First-Year Moot Prize
Insolvency Institute of Canada Prize in Bankruptcy and Restructuring Law
MacLean Law Prize in Family Law
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP Prize in Contract Law
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP Prize in Torts Law (Sec 1)
Roper Greyell LLP Prize in Employment Law
Singleton Urquhart Reynolds Vogel LLP Prize in Construction Law
Stikeman Elliott LLP Prize in Property Law
The prize will be issued annually upon recommendation of the Faculty of Law to a student who demonstrates high academic achievement in a course in Property of Law in the Faculty of Law.
Thorsteinssons LLP Course Prize in Corporate Tax Law
TRU Law Scholarship
Awarded to the student with the highest combined two-course average after completing the LAWF 3800, Business Associations and LAWF 3930, Ethical Lawyering courses. Where there is no student who has completed both courses in the same academic year, the first and on-going scholarship will go to the student with the highest mark in LAWF 3930, Ethical Lawyering.
Alvin & Lydia Grunert Undergraduate Scholarship
Eight awards of $5,000 each are made annually to the top returning undergraduate student in each TRU faculty, school under a Dean, and CIS athletics. Each January, the top 10 students from each of these bodies will be recognized as nominees based on their Fall GPA. The winners will be selected the following May based on the highest combined fall/winter GPAs at the time of adjudication. Scholarships are for use in the subsequent Fall term. Only undergraduate academic credits will be considered for any aspect of the scholarship.
The Lawson Lundell LLP Award for the Top Performing First Year Law Student
Awarded to a returning student who received the highest 1L marks.
Law Society of BC Gold Medal
Distribution: At Convocation
Awarded annually on behalf of the Law Society of BC to the graduating Juris Doctor student with the highest cumulative grade point average.
Dr. Sherman Jen Law Scholarship
Awarded annually to a student in the Faculty of Law 2nd or higher Juris Doctor Degree with a minimum GPA of 3.5 and enrollment in at least 12 credits.