Scholarships and Prizes

List of our past scholarships.

CELGS: Environmental Law Essay Contest 2019

Posted on Wednesday, April 3, 2019

This year, the CELGS opens its essay contest to JD and LL.L students. A cash prize will be awarded to the winner, and her or his essay will be published on the CELGS website. 

Environmental Justice Research Fellowship for LLM and Doctoral Candidates at uOttawa Faculty of law

Posted on Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Professors Nathalie Chalifour, Heather McLeod-Kilmurray and Sophie Thériault are recruiting a Research Fellow to complete graduate research on environmental justice in Canadian Law and Policy funded by a SSHRC Insight Grant.

CELGS - Essay Contest in Environmental Law

Posted on Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Call for Papers!

Essay Prize will be awarded to the best essay written on an environmental law topic. The contest is open to all students currently registered in a program leading to a J.D. at the University of Ottawa. The best essay will be awarded a $300 prize and published on the CELGS’s website. The deadline is May 19th. Contest rules are available here

Environmental Law Essay Contest 2015

Posted on Tuesday, August 25, 2015

We are very pleased to announce that the CELGS independent jury has met, and determined that Jessica Earle and Maryse Renaud are the winners of the 2015 CELGS Essay Contest. Both Winners are JD Candidates at the Faculty of Law at the University of Ottawa. Congratulations Maryse and Jessica! 

Environmental Law Essay Contest 2014

Posted on Tuesday, August 25, 2015

We are delighted to announce the 2014 CELGS Environmental Law Essay Contest winner : Mark James (JD 2014) - the essay is entitled ''Addressing Cumulative Environmental Effects in the Oilsands: Parens Patriae, Public Trust Doctrine and the Federal Government''