Jean-Alexandre De Bousquet Scholarship for the Advancement of Human Rights at the University of Ottawa

Introduction

This scholarship was generously created by Mr. Jean-Alexandre De Bousquet, graduate of the Faculty of Law of the University of Ottawa.

Purpose of Fund

Award a scholarship to a student at the Faculty of Law, Common Law Section who has demonstrated a financial need as well as an interest for human rights at the provincial and federal levels, and who has participated in legal proceedings.

Eligibility Criteria

The applicant must:

  1. be a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident, a person with the protected/refugee status or an international student;
  1. be registered as a full-time student in the JD program at the Faculty of Law, Common Law Section of the University of Ottawa;
  1. demonstrate financial need, as determined by the Financial Aid and Awards Service of the University of Ottawa;
  1. demonstrate an interest in human rights at the provincial and federal levels, through involvement in academic, extracurricular or volunteering activities or employment; and
  1. have participated in legal proceedings (for example, in mock trials or through legal clinic experiences).

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