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Legal Scholarship Award (2017)

The Chris J. Roy, Jr. APLC is pleased to announce the availability of a scholarship for first-year law school students, which will be awarded at the beginning of the next academic year (August 2017).

This scholarship is designed to encourage and award creative authorship. Informing various audiences is part of the legal profession. The ability to clearly and accurately relay a message is crucial, whether it is addressed to a person inquiring about legal services, a client, a judge, or a jury.

Scholarship applicants must submit a sample of their writing which has previously been published in a newspaper, magazine, professional blog or academic publication. It is not necessary that the subject matter be related to the law; its primary purpose should be to inform readers.


Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • U.S. citizen or authorized to work in the U.S.;
  • Commencing law school (1L) in August 2017;
  • Written an article which has been published (in print or digital media).


Applicants must submit the following by May 1, 2017:

  • A completed Scholarship Application Form;
  • Copy of law school acceptance letter;
  • Copy of previously published article or link to its online location.

Judging Criteria

  • Creativity;
  • Originality;
  • Ability to clearly convey a complex message.


Chris J. Roy, Jr. APLC Scholarship is a $1,000 award. We will notify the successful applicant by June 15, 2017. A check for $1,000 will be made payable to the applicable law school and mailed by August 1, 2017, to help defray the recipient’s tuition costs and other expenses. The recipient is expected to abide with current tax laws.

More About Chris J. Roy, Jr. APLC

chris-royChris J. Roy, Jr. APLC has nearly 30 years experience in personal injury litigation. We have been serving the people of central Louisiana, with passion, diligence and expertise since the firm’s establishment, by Chris J. Roy, Jr, in 1989. Chris J. Roy, Jr. is a third generation lawyer who, together with his staff, understands the impact that a serious injury has on victims, their families and loved ones. We professionally and efficiently manage the litigation process for you – so that you can focus on your recovery.

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Fine Print

By submitting an application, the applicant grants Chris J. Roy, Jr. APLC permission to use the applicant’s name, school, and photo in marketing platforms. This can include, but is not limited to, the Chris J. Roy, Jr. APLC’s website, social media accounts, press releases, or other publications.

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