Peter A Allard School of Law

Scholarships & Awards

Every year we award numerous awards and scholarships based on academic merit, as well as other accomplishments such as leadership and community service. Awards range in value and our most prestigious award entrance award is $15,000.

Some awards automatically consider all prospective students, while some require an application — a call for application is sent out mid-May.

Browse a full list of available awards

Featured Scholarships and Awards

Dentons Entrance Award in Law

A $15,000 entrance award is offered annually by Dentons Canada LLP for a student entering the J.D. program who has achieved academic excellence. Preference will be given to a student who has demonstrated an innovative approach to problem solving through previous work experience or community involvement. All prospective students are automatically considered for this award.

Kim-Bautista Award in Law

Awards totalling $1,200 have been made available through an endowment established by Nicco Bautista (B.A. 2010, M.A. 2013, J.D. 2013) and Maria Kim-Bautista (B.A. 2010, J.D. 2013) for students in the J.D. program who are the first in their family to attend law school and have demonstrated academic excellence and community service. Preference will be given to students who identify as Black, or as a person of colour. Financial need may be considered. Learn more about the Kim-Bautista Award in Law.

Other Scholarships and Awards

Awards for students with disabilities  

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

Please visit the UBC Student Services website for more information.

Awards for women in Part-time Studies

Four scholarships, ranging from $275 to $1,500, are available for women studying on a part-time basis. 

Please visit the UBC Student Services website for more information.

Awards for Aboriginal students

The UBC Student Services website maintains a list of University-wide awards for Aboriginal students

Affiliation Scholarships and Bursaries

Affiliation scholarships require you to be connected to a specific group and are based on merit such as academic achievement, community involvement, or leadership. A group could include clubs, trade unions, companies, geographic regions or demographic groups.

Please visit the UBC Student Services website 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.

Please visit the UBC Student Services website for more information.

Awards for Students going on Exchange

Over $1.4 million is awarded annually through scholarships and awards to UBC students participating in Go Global international learning programs. Please visit the UBC Student Services website for a listing of available awards.

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