The Chambre des notaires provides university scholarships for programs related to the notary profession and to teaching in the field.

The aim of this program is to promote the notary profession and the training for its members by making it easier to access master’s and doctoral studies for notaries whose application demonstrates excellence and an interest in disseminating knowledge. The program comprises two streams:

  • One supports notaries interested in an academic career
  • The other encourages notaries to specialize with a view to sharing their knowledge with the notary community

Eligible study program

ProgramMaximum time limitAmount allocated
STREAM: SUPPORT NOTARIES INTERESTED IN AN ACADEMIC CAREER 
Master of Laws, Research option (45 credits min. with thesis accounting for at least 24 credits) (limit of four scholarships)3 years$25,000
PhD in Law (limit of two scholarships)5 years$75,000
STREAM: ENCOURAGE NOTARIES TO SPECIALIZE WITH A VIEW TO SHARING THEIR KNOWLEDGE WITH THE NOTARY COMMUNITY
(limit of six scholarships, including a maximum of three in Taxation)
Graduate diploma in Taxation or another master’s degree of at least 30 credits associated with the notary profession2 years$5,000
Master’s in Taxation or Other master’s degree associated with the notary profession (excluding a master’s degree in notarial law) or PhD program with at least 30 credits associated with the notary profession (excluding PhD in law)
Refer to the inventory of required notary skills (In French only).
3 years  $15,000

When admission is related to a gateway between two programs or when courses are credited (e.g., between the graduate diploma in Taxation and the master’s degree in Taxation), the maximum time limit starts at registration for the first program and the amount allocated will be reduced by any amounts paid as part of the Graduate Scholarship Program for the first program.