The University of Calgary, Faculty of Law
Special Graduate Scholarship

The Faculty of Law at the University of Calgary invites applications for September 2017 admission to the Master of Laws thesis-based program in the area of energy, environmental and natural resources law.

SCHOLARSHIP: One special graduate scholarship of up to $41,000 ($20,500 for the first year and renewable for the second year on the basis of satisfactory progress) is available. The successful applicant must have an outstanding academic record and a strong research proposal. Additional scholarships and fellowships are available. See: http://www.law.ucalgary.ca/gradadmissions

PROPOSAL: The Faculty is interested in research proposals in all areas of law relating to energy, the environment and natural resources (both domestic and international) but is particularly interested in proposals on topics related to the low carbon energy transition, energy jurisdiction, comparative energy law, climate change law and policy, public land law, empirical legal research, environmental assessment and adaptive management, mining law and policy in developing countries, endangered species law and policy, law of the sea, marine environmental protection, energy regulatory decisions and public participation in decision-making.

ADMISSION ELIGIBILITY: To be eligible for admission, students must meet the minimum Faculty of Graduate Studies admission requirements, including a minimum of 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 point system, over the past two years of full-time study and a proficiency in the English language. In addition, students must meet the admissions requirements of the Faculty of Law, including an academic degree in law, a brief statement of the proposed thesis and supervisor and two reference letters. For full admissions requirements, see: http://www.ucalgary.ca/pubs/calendar/grad/current

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: You may apply on-line at http://grad.ucalgary.ca/prospective/admissions/how-to-apply. Applications for the thesis-based program are due on December 15th, 2016. The deadline is firm for international students, but may be flexible for Canadian students. All eligible applicants for the LLM thesis-based program will be considered for the scholarship.

ABOUT OUR PROGRAMS: The Faculty of Law at the University of Calgary is internationally recognized for its strength in examining the relationship between society and our environment, both in terms of defining the interests we claim in the world around us in the natural resources and plant and animal life, and in shaping the consequences of using those resources. Our graduate studies programs are described here: http://www.law.ucalgary.ca/gradadmissions

Posted: 25 Nov 2016