Awards Database


Name: David Sowemimo Law Entrance Scholarship
Award Number: 27453
Description:
(To encourage Black students to enroll in the Faculty of Law at the University of Manitoba)
Type: Scholarship
Renewable: No
Value: $6000
Number of awards: 1
Eligibility criteria:
Each year, beginning in 2021-2022, one award will be offered to an undergraduate student who: (1) has self-declared as Black or is Black-identifying; (2) is enrolled full-time (minimum 80% course load) in the first year of study in the Juris Doctor degree program in the Faculty of Law; and (3) has submitted an award application to the Faculty of Law. The Faculty of Law will call for applications in July of each year. The application will require a personal statement (1500 words) outlining any factors considered relevant to the achievement of the objectives outlined in the Individual Consideration Category with special attention to the barriers encountered while seeking an education (i.e. physical, technological, systemic, financial or attitudinal). Priority will be given to those students who have applied under the Individual Consideration Category to the Faculty of Law.
Faculty(ies): Faculty of Law Students with disabilities Indigenous Students
Program(s): Open to All International Students
Major(s): Open to All
Application Info:
The application will require a personal statement (1500 words) outlining any factors considered relevant to the achievement of the objectives outlined in the Individual Consideration Category with special attention to the barriers encountered while seeking an education (i.e. physical, technological, systemic, financial or attitudinal)
Available: The Faculty of Law will call for applications in July of each year.

Information current as of June 13, 2021 @ 0:22 and is subject to change
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