This scholarship was established in 2005 by Philip Jay Wilker, Law 1969, and his late wife, Midge. While at Fordham Law, Jay was on the editorial board of the Fordham Law Review. After graduation, he served as a member of the JAG Corps in the U.S. Marines. Jay was a partner at Marks, Murase, Townley & Updike and Oppenheimer, Wolff and Donnelly before founding his own firm, Wilker & Lenci. Today he is in his second career as Counsel to Judge Melvin L. Schweitzer, also from the Class of 1969.
Eligibility: A first-year student with financial need and scholastic merit.