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  • 01.25.16

    Application notice for 2016-17 scholarships

    UPDATED JANUARY 25TH: In GEORGIA, the scholarship application period for 2016-17 opens today for returning students only. If your child is not currently on scholarship for the 2015-16 school year, you are not eligible to apply during this period. A limited number of new applicants will be accepted beginning March 1st.

    All Georgia returning families should have received an email with an application access code. Click the button below to enter your application access code and begin your online application for 2016-17. 

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  • 12.21.15 Partners

    Atlanta Falcons host first Arete Intern for a Day

    On Tuesday, December 8th, a select group of Atlanta-area high school students, representing Arete Scholars Fund and six different private and public schools, were given a unique opportunity to go behind the scenes of an NFL team as part of the new Arete Intern for a Day program. It was a day to remember for everyone involved.

    A morning breakfast and welcome started the day at the Flowery Branch, GA headquarters of the Falcons,…

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  • 09.01.15 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 underserved 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 simply…

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