xxxii ONTARIO REPORTS DECEMBER 8, 2017
Call for Applications
The Roger Fisher Negotiation
The Roger Fisher Negotiation Training Scholarship was created as part of the
lasting legacy of The Roger Fisher Tribute held in Toronto in 2007. The Tribute
involved 26 organizations from around the world, under the leadership of the ADR
Institute of Canada, The Advocates’ Society, the Ontario Bar Association and The
Law Society of Upper Canada (“Lead Organizations”), joined together to honour
the late Roger Fisher for his lifetime of achievements in dispute resolution.
Applications for The Roger Fisher Negotiation Training Scholarship are invited
until January 5, 2018. One Scholarship, donated by the Stitt Feld Handy Group, is
The Scholarship entitles the recipient a place in the Become a Powerful Negotiator
Workshop held in Toronto. Scholarship recipients are responsible for their own
travel, accommodation and other expenses. The course must be taken within 12
months of the award of the Scholarship. Learn more about the Workshop and the
Stitt Feld Handy Group.
Eligibility: The Scholarship is available to a resident of Ontario who:
1. would not otherwise be able to obtain negotiation training;
2. has demonstrated an interest in negotiation skills and dispute resolution;
3. would benefit the community at-large, and/or public interest, community,
or pro bono organization(s) or company(ies) with which the person is
involved, by the person strengthening his or her negotiation and dispute
resolution skills, thereby leveraging the value of the training beyond the
Scholarship recipient, and
4. would benefit personally from negotiation training.
Application form: The Application Form for the Scholarship can be obtained at:
Deadline: Applications (together with all supporting letters) must be received by
5:00 p.m. (Toronto time) on Friday, January 5, 2018. See the Application Form for
details on how to submit an application.
Selection of Scholarship Recipient: The Roger Fisher Negotiation Training
Scholarship Committee solicits applications for the Scholarship each year, and
selects the recipient, applying the four Eligibility criteria outlined above, in its
sole discretion. The Scholarship is administered by the Lead Organizations. The
Committee is comprised of representatives of the Lead Organizations, the Ontario
Community Mediation Coalition, and other leaders in the ADR field.