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  • 01.05.18 School Choice

    Notice regarding applications for 2018-19

    In GEORGIA, the 2018-19 scholarship application period will open for returning Arete scholarship students only on Monday, January 22nd. Depending upon available funds and the number of returning scholars, we plan to open applications to a small number of new Georgia students in late February. We will post additional application updates when new information is available.

    For current scholarship families in Georgia, we will email more application details shortly.

    In LOUISIANA, application dates and details will be announced soon. Currently, we anticipate opening the…

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  • 09.11.17

    Songwriters to hold benefit October 21st

    BIG NEWS FOR OUR GEORGIA FRIENDS! 

    On October 21st, Arete is partnering with Nashville Hitmakers, the award-winning lineup of country music songwriters, for a great night of Bluebird Cafe-style entertainment, storytelling, and laughs at Gwinnett County’s Infinite Energy Theater. The event will help Arete provide life-changing educational opportunities to underprivileged children. 

    Enjoy music legends Even Stevens, Paul Overstreet, Wynn Varble, Casey Beathard, Mike Loudermilk, and Scotty Emerick — the songwriters behind hits…

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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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