The Benefits of a Mentor for your Law Career - GEC BIPOC Mentorship and Scholarship Program
26 April 2023
16:00 - 17:00 ET
Are you a member of the Black, Indigenous or Person of Colour community and planning on studying Law, at an undergraduate or postgraduate level, in 2023? If so, here is your chance to be mentored by a Canadian Lawyer and be eligible for scholarships which can assist you with your studies!
On Wednesday, April 26th at 4 pm ET, SI-UK will be joined by Global Esquire Canada representative Sara Bond for a webinar to discuss their Mentorship program and Scholarship opportunities for members of the BIPOC community.
Global Esquire Canada’s founder and Chief Consultant Sara Bond, LLB, LLM, TEP, a UK Law graduate and member of the black community will mentor students. Sara is a Canadian Lawyer and is employed with RBC Wealth Management.
- Be a member of the Black, Indigenous or Person of Colour (BIPOC) community.
- Be aged 18-29 at the time of enrollment.
- Canadian permanent resident or citizen.
- 500-700 words on why you have a passion to study Law or a Law-related degree in the UK.
- Make an application to a UK Law School with SI-UK.
- A GPA of 3.0 over the last 2 years or 80%+ from high school.
The scholarship award is based on a student's level of financial need. Two students out of the approximately 25 students will be chosen to receive a one-time entrance scholarship of $2,500 CAD to help with funding their first year of study.
- Demonstrate considerable financial need that is detrimental to the opportunity of pursuing education.
- 500-700 words on how your financial circumstances hinder your ability to access the legal profession.
- Awards will be announced in Spring 2023.
Apply for this scholarship before the deadline of Sunday, April 30th.
See you online!