In the spring of 2013, the firm will award two Minority Student Merit Scholarships to first-year law students and is currently seeking applicants.
Each $5,000 Kegler, Brown, Hill & Ritter Minority Merit Scholarship includes a paid summer clerkship position with the firm’s first-year summer associate class. All first-year law students of minority descent are eligible to apply for the scholarship.
Scholarship application materials are due to on Thursday, January 10, 2013. Interested students should submit a résumé, application, undergraduate transcripts and first semester law school transcripts (when available) to Human Resources Manager Cara Tammaro. The application, submission details and additional information about the scholarship are available below.
2013 marks the 10th year for the Kegler Brown Minority Merit Scholarship, which is awarded annually to a minority student based on academic performance, accomplishments, activities, and potential contributions to the legal community. Students from all law schools will be considered for the scholarship.
Kegler Brown maintains an internal diversity committee to formalize and further the firm's commitment to achieving diversity at all levels of the organization. A combined sub-group of the diversity and recruiting committees also is in place and is charged with setting and accomplishing goals related to increasing racial diversity. As a result, the firm has increased its efforts to recruit and to actively encourage the application and selection of minority candidates in the firm's summer associate program.
The firm appreciates the importance of diversity and inclusion. Through activities such as the Kegler Brown Minority Merit Scholarship and our Women Lawyers’ Initiative
, Kegler Brown is continually promoting and developing a diverse future for the firm.
Additionally, Kegler Brown is a founding member of the Columbus Bar Association's Diversity Initiative, which is designed to significantly increase the number of minority attorneys recruited and retained by Columbus law firms.
2013 Minority Merit Scholarship Application