Criminal Law Scholarship

Alexander D. Pringle Memorial Scholarship

At Pringle Chivers Sparks Teskey we are passionate about law which is why in addition to being a firm that successfully practices criminal law at all levels, we also invest a large percentage of our time in teaching.  For over 30 years Alexander Pringle, QC has taught various courses for the Faculty of Law at the University of Alberta.  Mr. Pringle and the Pringle Chivers Sparks Teskey firm are strong advocates of education and students who strive for legal excellence. Which is why we are proud to support law students with the Alexander Pringle Criminal Law Scholarship. This scholarship was developed to enhance the educational opportunities of young scholars who wish to study or are studying law at a Canadian university in pursuit of an LLB. or J.D. degree. This annual scholarship will be awarded to a student who demonstrates financial need and who has made a recognized community contribution.

Please review the eligibility requirements and application process below. Remember to include: 

  • Your full name,
  • Email address,
  • Phone number,
  • Mailing address and,
  • A copy of your most recent transcriptions with your application submission.

The scholarship recipient will receive the scholarship within 3 weeks of the deadline. By participating, you are giving your consent for us to contact you via mail, email and/or telephone. 


Eligibility Requirements

Award Value: $1,000

Number: 1

Application Deadline: December 1, 2017

Conditions: The scholarship is available to all law students who are currently admitted to or attending an undergraduate degree program in law at a Canadian university.


How To Apply

Please write a 500 word essay on your community contributions and your current financial situation.

All submissions must be sent to us by email at:

Again, you are also required to include the following information in your application:

  • Your full name, address, and contact details including your phone number and email address.
  • A copy of your current law school transcripts
  • Your essay as a Word document, Pages  or PDF attachment.