David Genis understands that the expenses of a higher education can limit an individual’s opportunity to grow. Expenses such as textbooks, residence/rent, food plans, tuition, and additional fees can add up quickly. Criminal Lawyer David Genis recognizes an equal opportunity approach and is awarding one goal-driven, passionate student the opportunity to decrease the looming costs of post-secondary education with a scholarship for the Winter term of 2018.

The scholarship is open to any full-time student applying to a Canadian college or University. First-time students, as well as returning students are eligible to apply.


Please read over the guidelines,  and get started on your submission to receive this year’s scholarship.

Guideline for Winter 2018 Scholarship:

The application process has four components, all components must be submitted to be eligible to receive a scholarship.

(A) Application Form: Click to view and print: Scholarship application. All fields must be filled out. https://davidgenis.ca/scholarship/

(B) Written component: On a website, blog, or online forum, compose a 800-1000 word post on any of the following topics:

  • The importance of having criminal lawyers in Canada’s judicial system.
  • Impaired Driving vs Over 80 mg – Is there a difference?
  • What constitutes as domestic violence and how to overcome these relationships?
  • Criminal lawyers help protect the image of a VIP when given a charge sheet.

Criteria for evaluation

  • Original and expressive thoughts
  • Creativity
  • Proper spelling and grammar
  • Link back to David Genis website – (www.davidgenis.ca)

(C) Transcript: Include, or have sent, a current transcript (either official or an unofficial printed copy) of your high school grades, along with documentation from a university or college evidencing acceptance of the applicant into a university or college program, to the address below.

(D) Proof of Residence: Include a certified copy of documentation evidencing citizenship or permanent residence

Deadline: All complete applications must be submitted by December 25th 2017.

Draw Date: The winner will be announced and awarded the candidate on January 5, 2018.

Submit: Please send completed applications to address listed below

c/o the Scholarship Coordinator
David Genis Law Office
5775 Yonge St #602,
North York,
ON M2M 4J1

Scholarship Application Form