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  • 04.01.16

    Scholar Spotlight - Kennedy Watson

    Kennedy Watson, a four-year Arete scholarship student, turned challenging new learning opportunities into academic and extracurricular achievement at College Park, Georgia's Woodward Academy. The 2015 graduate and current Howard University freshman tutored local charter school students in math and also founded a nonprofit that provides memorable prom and homecoming experiences to young ladies in need.

    "I want to be a pediatrician," said Kennedy. "Because I really like helping and I love kids, so I feel like that's the best fit…

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  • 01.25.16

    Application notice for 2016-17 scholarships


    In GEORGIA and LOUISIANA, the application period for 2016-17 is CLOSED for all applicants. Please check back in early 2017 for more information regarding scholarships for the 2017-18 school year. Thank you for your interest, and thank you to those who have helped scholarship more than 1,200 deserving students for the 2016-17 school year. You are helping us make a difference in the lives of children in need.


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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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