Toronto (Canada) – Fasken has partnered with ICON Talent Partners to create a scholarship program for incoming Black and Indigenous first-year students attending Canadian law schools in the fall of 2021.
The program is offering ten $1000 scholarships in addition to mentorship from a Fasken lawyer and a career development opportunity at one of the Firm’s Canadian offices during the summer of 2021.
“It has been a true privilege to partner with Fasken to create the ICON Fasken Scholarship to support incoming Black and Indigenous law students in Canada,” said Derrick Raphael, Co-Founder & CEO of ICON Talent Partners. “As a former Fasken employee, I know the outstanding workplace culture and support system that they will be joining at the Firm. I encourage any Black or Indigenous professionals or current undergraduate students considering a career in corporate law to apply to this scholarship.”
For more information on the program and how to apply please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
About ICON Talent Partners
ICON Talent Partners (ICON) is non-profit talent development organization dedicated to educating, training, mentoring and exposing top diverse talent to high impact sectors, where they are often underrepresented. ICON helps to place BIPOC talent in areas such as investment banking, asset management, corporate law, venture capital as well as tech start-ups. Our target audience includes high school and university students as well as young professionals and mid-careerists who identify as visible minorities with an emphasis on Black, Latinx and Indigenous talent.
Fasken is a leading international law firm with more than 750 lawyers and 10 offices on four continents. Clients rely on us for practical, innovative and cost-effective legal services. We solve the most complex business and litigation challenges, providing exceptional value. For additional information, please visit the Firm’s website at fasken.com.