HELLENIC CANADIAN LAWYERS ASSOCIATION (HCLA) JUSTICE ANDROMACHE KARAKATSANIS STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS (2014)
The HCLA Board is pleased to announce that it will be once again awarding the Justice Andromache Karakatsanis Student Scholarships in 2014 for the benefit of law students of Hellenic Canadian origin. The HCLA Board is in a position to grant two (2) scholarships in the amount of $2,500 each.
Awards will be granted at the Board’s discretion to two (2) applicants. A successful applicant must:
a) be a Canadian citizen;
b) be enrolled in an accredited Canadian law school as of September 2014 or be â€¨registered to write the Bar Exams in a Canadian jurisdiction;
c) have completed the first year of an LL.B., J.D., or any LL.B or J.D. joint â€¨program; and
d) be an HCLA member, in good standing.
In selecting the successful applicants, the Board will consider (but will not be limited to) the following criteria:
a) outstanding scholastic achievement in post-secondary and legal education;
b) involvement in the Hellenic community; and
c) involvement in the community at large.
The Board may also consider the applicant’s financial needs or other special circumstances that may warrant support from the HCLA.
To be considered for a scholarship, an applicant must submit the following: .
a) all post-secondary transcripts (i.e. undergraduate, graduate, law school);â€¨
b) a résumé;â€¨
c) a cover letter (max. 400 words) outlining the reasons the applicant believes he/she should be chosen as a recipient of a scholarship. The letter should include the applicant’s name, address, telephone number, e-mail address and current educational institution along with the applicant’s anticipated graduation date;
d) names of 2 references (with full contact particulars).
Friday September 19, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.
Please send submissions via email to:
Attn: Kosta Kalogiros
Student Directorâ€¨, Hellenic Canadian Lawyers’ Association E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please also send a copy of the submission to the following email address: email@example.com.
About the HCLA and the Scholarships
The HCLA is a national network of Canadian lawyers, judges, and law students of Hellenic origin. Each year, the HCLA makes the Justice Andromache Karakatsanis scholarships available to law students. The successful applicants are notified of their awards and the awards are presented to them at the HCLA’s annual President’s Dinner in the Fall of that year. For more information about the HCLA, please visit our website – www.hcla.ca.