Shim Law Scholarship 2021

For the Next Generation of Leaders

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 (more info and descriptions on topic can be found online).

  1. What is just cause for dismissal and when the employer has just cause to terminate an employee?
  2. Can an employer change the regular hours of work of an employee?

Task: Create an infographic with data to support your claims. We understand that some of you may not have the tools to create an infographic. Here are a list of some free tools you may use to create your infographics: canva, visme, piktochart,

Who can apply? Canadian, any year of study, based on creative and informative


Amount: $1000

Deadline:  June 30, 2021


Fraser Institute Student Essay Contest (Gr. 9-12)

Showcase your ideas on public policy and the role of markets by entering our essay competition. $9,000 in cash prizes will be awarded with $3,000 of this designated just for high school students! Winning essays may be published in Fraser Institute journals and authors will have the opportunity to experience the peer review process.

Categories and Prizes:

High School Undergraduate Graduate
1st Prize: $1,500 1st Prize: $1,500 1st Prize: $1,500
2nd Prize: $1,000 2nd Prize: $1,000 2nd Prize: $1,000
3rd Prize: $500 3rd Prize: $500 3rd Prize: $500

For more information on the essays, samples and details please go to their website listed below.  The online application is also available on their website.

Deadline: June 1, 2021