We evaluate potential recipients according to the following criteria:
- Degree: Only students who are enrolled in an undergraduate LLB or postgraduate LLB degree will be considered.
- Year of study: Students must in their penultimate or final year of study in the year that the bursary is awarded.
- Academic Performance: An average of 65% or higher in each of the years of study already completed.
- Financial need is not a criteria, but may be a consideration.
Successful candidates are people who, in the opinion of the firm, have the potential to become an excellent attorneys at Fasken Martineau. The candidate should be a balanced individual demonstrating the ability to work hard, leadership qualities, an interest in community issues/projects, and strong self-motivation.
Duties & Responsibilities
Recipients will be invited to participate in one of Fasken Martineau’s vacation rogrammes and will be guaranteed an interview to undertake articles with the firm.
Once the recipient has graduated, he/she will be required to accept articles of clerkship with the firm, if offered. Should the recipient wish to undertake articles at another firm, they will be required to refund the total bursary amount to the firm.