Peter A Allard School of Law

Awards and Scholarships for Students Entering the JD Program

The following entrance awards and scholarships are for students entering the JD program.  If you are a continuing student in the JD program, please see Awards and Scholarships for continuing JD students. For information on bursaries available for students in the JD program, please visit Bursaries.

More specific information for most of the awards is available using an online search.  When using the search, it is recommended that you type in the Award Number and session in which the award would be provided (most awards are provided during winter sessions).

Student financial aid is critically important to ensuring that the Peter. A. Allard School of Law remains accessible to the best and brightest students, whatever their financial circumstances.  UBC students are fortunate to benefit from awards that have been established by generous donors.  To learn more about donating to an award or bursary please see Supporting the Peter A. Allard School of Law.

This list is accurate at the time of publication but is subject to change.

Entrance Awards and Scholarships Requiring Applications:

Please use the following link to start your application process for the Awards for students entering their first year of the J.D. Program

 Entrance awards 2024-2025

The application form can be found here: Entrance Awards 2024-2025 Application Form 

This list is accurate at the time of publication, but is subject to change.


Awards and Scholarships for which students are automatically considered:


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