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Financial aid and bursaries

Information in this section is designed to assist you in navigating the various scholarships and bursaries available to Common Law students.

The Faculty of Law, Common Law Section has approximately 70 financial aid bursaries as well as 90 scholarships / awards and prizes that are offered annually to Common Law students.

All scholarships and bursaries for first, second and third year students as well as scholarships and bursaries for students enrolled in the National Program require an application. Some are awarded on a needs only basis; others also contain merit criteria such as academic excellence or community involvement. Only students already enrolled in the academic year can submit an application for a scholarship reserved for students in that same academic year.

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Important dates

Deadline to apply for scholarships for the 2023-2024 academic year:
Admission bursary JD English: April 30, 2023
Admission bursary JD French: April 30, 2023
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For up-to-date information regarding Financial Aid and Bursaries please refer to Financial Aid and Bursaries management tools which can be accessed in uoZone under the Applications tab.

Contact us

Common Law Section

Fauteux Hall
57 Louis Pasteur St
Ottawa, Ontario
K1N 6N5

Tel.: 613-562-5794

Tara Côté

Financial Aid Administrator
Email: c[email protected]
Tel.: 613-562-5800 ext. 8891