This scholarship was established in 2009 by Professor A. N. Yiannopoulos, and a second scholarship established in 2011. Recipients must be current or entering full-time LL.M. students of the Law Center.
Known for his contributions to the Louisiana State Law Institute, Yiannopoulos is now retired from LSU and semi-retired from Tulane. He continues to teach and run a summer program on comparative law in Greece each summer.