Charles H. Walker Diversity & Inclusion Scholarship
Consistent with our rich tradition, commitment to diversity and inclusion and in tribute to Charlie’s tireless work on behalf of the community, Bricker & Eckler LLP is pleased to present the Charles H. Walker Diversity & Inclusion Scholarship for 2017.
Established to provide a first-year law student with a valuable employment experience early in his or her legal career, this scholarship will be awarded to a candidate who: demonstrates leadership skills, academic strength, service to the community, an overall commitment to excellence and who has exhibited a meaningful commitment to diversity and inclusion.
We proudly dedicate this scholarship in memory of our partner and trusted friend Charles H. Walker, whose career and service to our community exemplified a strong commitment to both the legal profession and Bricker’s tradition of diversity and inclusion. Throughout his career, he served as a recruiter and mentor to our younger attorneys and helped guide Bricker & Eckler’s diversity and inclusion commitment.
Students who will be 1L students in an ABA-approved law school by January 2017 are eligible to apply for the scholarship. One scholarship in the form of a $10,000 cash award (less any applicable taxes and withholdings) towards law school tuition and other law school related expenses will be awarded. In addition, the scholarship recipient will receive a paid summer associate position for the summer of 2017.
Eligible candidates should forward their résumé with GPA to the attention of Patricia M. Lach, Recruiting/Professional Development Coordinator, Bricker & Eckler LLP, 100 South Third Street, Columbus, OH 43215. All résumés must be submitted /received by February 1, 2017. Scholarship finalists will be interviewed by members of the Firm’s Recruiting Committee and we hope to make the final selection by April 1, 2017.
All inquiries related to the Bricker & Eckler’s 2017 Charles H.Walker Diversity & Inclusion Scholarship should be directed to Patricia M. Lach at firstname.lastname@example.org.