Awards and Scholarships

The Faculty of Law offers its students several awards and scholarships in constitutional law. Further information, including that regarding submission of applications, is available in the "Financial assistance, awards and scholarships" section (in French) of the Faculty’s website.



  • Entrance Scholarships – François-Chevrette Fund (general scholarships) (undergraduate and graduate level)
  • Antonio-Lamer Scholarship (criminal law, human rights law, constitutional law or Aboriginal law) (graduate or doctoral level) (note: an Antonio-Lamer Financial Assistance Scholarship is available to undergraduate students)
  • Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau Excellence Scholarship (Canadian federalism, social justice, rule of law, human rights and freedoms, mechanisms related to interprovincialism) (graduate or doctoral level)
  • Grondin Savarese Scholarship (constitutional and administrative law) (undergraduate level)
  • Jacques-Brossard Scholarship (federalism) (graduate or doctoral level)
  • Jacques-Frémont Schoarship (human rights or democracy) (graduate or doctoral level)


Awards for Academic Excellence (Undergraduate Level)

These awards are granted automatically to students who obtain the highest grades in certain courses, an exception being the Herbert Marx Award, for which students must submit an application in order to qualify.

  • Frank-R.-Scott Award for Excellence in Constitutional Law (DRT1501, 1502, 3502, 3503)
  • Goldenberg and Harry-Batshaw Award for Excellence in Public Liberties (DRT3503)
  • Herbert Marx Award for Excellence in Legal Writing (applicants must submit an essay in public law)
  • Lord Reading Law Society Award for Excellence in Constitutional Law 1 and 2 (DRT1501 and 1502)

This content has been updated on May 28th, 2018 at 13 h 12 min.