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  • 01.09.17 School Choice

    Notice regarding applications for 2017-18

    UPDATED JANUARY 17, 2017: 

    In GEORGIA, the scholarship application period for 2017-18 will open on January 23rd at 9:00AM EST for returning students only. If your child is not currently on scholarship for the 2016-17 school year, you will not be eligible to apply during this period. A limited number of new applicants will be accepted beginning February 6th. Returning families will receive an email by Friday, January 13th, with more application details. 

    In LOUISIANA, application dates and deadlines for the 2017-18 school year will be posted…

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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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