The UTPLS first launched the Scholarship Fund in 2018 as a way to aid individual competitors with competition fees.
Competition fees may include:
Registration fees (approximately $55-$90 per person depending on the competition);
Accomodations (hotel or otherwise);
Travel (train, bus, subway).
Scholarships are paid directly to deserving recipients upon award. All disbursements are handled by the UTPLS Finance Director, who may be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Scholarships will be awarded for the following six competitions:
University of Toronto Mock Trial;
McGill University Mock Trial;
Capital Cup Moot;
McGill Cup Moot;
U of T Cup Moot; and
Osgoode Cup Moot.
Competitors may apply for and receive Scholarships for multiple competitions.
Scholarships may be awarded on any or all of the following basis:
High-level of achievement in law-related competitions;
Expressed interest in law-related competitions; and/or
Other compelling reasons submitted by the individual applicant.
The distribution of Scholarships is adjudicated over by the following persons who collectively comprise the Scholarship Fund Board:
UTPLS Vice President;
UTPLS Equity Manager; and
Volunteering representatives from organizations who sponsor the UTPLS (varies from year to year).