Corrs announces 28 scholarship winners to study at world leading institutions

3 October 2012

Corrs Chambers Westgarth has announced the recipients of the Corrs Scholarship for Individual Excellence and the John Slattery Scholarship for 2012.

Twenty-eight Corrs people have been awarded a Corrs Scholarship for Individual Excellence. The winners will attend prestigious institutions such as Stanford Graduate School of Business, INSEAD, Harvard Business School, National University of Singapore, Wharton, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Business School, Harvard Law School and Tuck Executive Education at Dartmouth College, as part of the Corrs Scholarship Program.

The Corrs Scholarship for Individual Excellence, now in its eighth year, offers all of Corrs staff the opportunity to apply to enhance their technical and business skills by attending a course either in Australia or overseas.

The winner of this year’s highly exclusive John Slattery Scholarship is Jaclyn Riley-Smith, Senior Associate in Corporate Advisory. Jaclyn will be attending “Changing the Game: Negotiation and Competitive Decision Making” at Harvard Business School.

The John Slattery Scholarship rewards exceptional performance and collaboration, the cultural characteristics needed to achieve the firm’s assertive growth aspirations for 2015 and expected of Corrs’ future leaders.

The Corrs Scholarship Program is a world-class initiative. It is a large and broad-ranging program that has achieved much in its eight years and has seen almost 200 Corrs people awarded scholarships to study at 38 institutions in 11 countries.

Corrs Partner & CEO John W.H. Denton said, “Corrs offers the opportunity to experience the world-class education available internationally so that our people best are placed to deliver world-class services to clients, whose businesses extend globally.

“This is the Asian Century. The Corrs Scholarship Program provides a great opportunity for our people to gain experience in Asia, as well as further their personal development. This year, consistent with the strategy of growing our links and business in Asia, we have awarded scholarships within the Asian region, as well as in the UK and USA.

“On behalf of the Corrs partners, congratulations to our 2012 Scholarship recipients. We look forward to hearing about their experiences!”

For further information, please email Glenn Taylor or contact by phone on +61 2 9210 6593.