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  • 05.08.17 School Choice

    Notice regarding applications for 2017-18

    UPDATED MAY 8TH

    In LOUISIANA, the 2017-18 scholarship application period will reopen on May 8th ONLY for students attending a select group of Baton Rouge-area schools. Funds are limited, so please apply early. Remember that scholarships are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, and a completed application does not guarantee a scholarship. 

    If your child meets all the scholarship eligibility requirements AND plans to attend one of the following schools, you may apply by clicking the link below:

    Bethany Christian - Baton Rouge

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  • 11.01.16 School Choice

    Arete: What’s In a Name?

    Few questions are so universally recognized   ̶ thanks to Shakespeare's Juliet   ̶ and few so frequently fielded by the team at Arete Scholars. It's a fair question.

    For us, Arete is more than a tag on logos and letterhead. It's an invariable reminder of our mission: to help underprivileged children, those who often face the greatest obstacles to academic and personal achievement, find hope and reach their highest potential through educational opportunity.

    Pronounced ah-reh-tay, the word is an ancient Greek concept that most…

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  • 08.24.16

    Louisiana Flood Relief Scholarships

    While recent flooding around Baton Rouge, Louisiana has been devastating, so many in the community have stepped up to serve and provide relief for their neighbors. Thanks to the generosity of our education partners, Arete Scholars has a limited number of new K-12 scholarships available in the Baton Rouge area for the 2016-17 school year. Due to state law, immediate action is required to apply for the scholarship aid.

    Students from qualifying…

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