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  • 01.09.17 School Choice

    Notice regarding applications for 2017-18

    UPDATED MARCH 13TH: 

    In LOUISIANA, the 2017-18 application period will reopen at 9:00AM on March 14th ONLY for students interested in attending schools located in the Archdiocese of New Orleans. Only a limited number of scholarships are available. Scholarships are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, and a completed application does not guarantee a scholarship. 

    A list of eligibile Archdiocese of New Orleans schools can be found HERE. A list of eligibility requirements and required documents for application is located…

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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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