What is it? 

Important

Shim Law is a full service law firm located in Calgary, AB.  We are always looking for ways to support our next generation of leaders which is why the Annual Shim Law Scholarship was created.  


This year, we want to focus on employment law and have our 2 topics to be centered around this practice.  


For this scholarship, please choose 1 of the specified topics below.


Please direct your questions to [email protected] 


Do not call the office for scholarship questions.  

$1000

Award

June 30, 2021

Deadline

#1 What is a just cause for dismissal and when the employer has just cause to terminate an employee?

Please explain what is a just cause for dismissal and when the employer has just cause to terminate an employee through the use of an infographic and use credible data to support your claims.  Please also include a case law analysis.


Please remember to source any data you may use on your submission as well.    

#2 Can an employer change the regular hours of work of an employee?

Please explain if an employer can change the regular hours of work of an employee through the use of a infographic and use credible data to support your claims.  Please also include a case law analysis.


Please remember to source any data you may use on your submission as well.    


For both of these topics, please create a infographic with data to support your claims.  We understand that some of you may not have the tools to create a infographic.  Here are a list of some free tools you may use to create your infographics: 

Eligibility Requirements

Below are some some requirements that you must meet to participate for the Shim Law Scholarship. 

What to Submit

  • Applicants must submit a infographic regarding one of the topics above
  • Application deadline is June 30, 2021 at 12:00 am - any submission after this will not be accepted
  • Please show proof of enrolment when submitting your scholarship application

Who Can Apply

  • Any Canadian or American University/College 
  • Any University/College Program
  • Any Years of Study
  • The winner will be based on how creative and informative they answer the topics above.  It will be reviewed by our team at Shim Law.
  • Application Instructions

    Please submit your applications to [email protected] and include:

  • NamePhone Number and Mailing Address
  • Proof of Enrolment at a Canadian/American University 
  • Your creative and informative piece as an  attachment to my email
  • Have your subject line as "Shim Law Scholarship 2021"

  • Award Summary

    Award Name: Shim Law Scholarship 2021


    Award Value: $1,000


    Application Deadline:  June 30, 2021


    Eligibility:  Open to any student enrolled in a Canadian/American University or College attending any post-secondary program.  

    *All submissions will have a chance of getting published on our official website or other legal publications.  We want to share your great ideas and it may benefit you in the future!   

    Winner Notification 

    The winner of the scholarship will be posted on this webpage after June 30, 2021 - It will take approximately 4 weeks after the submission deadline to contact our winning submission. We will post the winner on the front page of our website!


    We look forward to reviewing every application and best of luck!