Alumni Awards

Our alumni association sponsors three awards: the Alumni Teaching Award, the Bertha Wilson Honour Society and the Weldon Award for Unselfish Public Service.

It's easy make a nomination: simply download the appropriate form and return it to alumni relations. If you still have questions, please feel free to get in touch with our Alumni Relations office, at or 902-494-5100.

Weldon Award For Unselfish Public Service

The Weldon Award For Unselfish Public Service honours the tradition of unselfish public service established by Richard Chapman Weldon, the founding Dean of Dalhousie University's Schulich School of Law. 


Bertha Wilson Honour Society

Do you know an extraordinary alum of our school? Why not nominate her/him for induction into the Bertha Wilson Honour Society? Established in 2011 to pay tribute to an alumna and pioneer of the Canadian judiciary, The Honourable Madam Justice Bertha Wilson, this award also showcases the geographic reach of alumni contributions to law and society.

Alumni Teaching Award

This award recognizes teaching-related enthusiasm, commitment, dedication and outstanding service to our students. Current students nominate candidates for this award. Past recipients include former colleague and present Supreme Court of Canada Judge, The Honourable Mr Justice Thomas Cromwell.