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  • 01.25.16

    Application notice for 2016-17 scholarships

    UPDATED MAY 13TH: In GEORGIA, thanks to a remarkable response from Georgia families, the application period for 2016-17 is CLOSED for all applicants. New applications will be accepted only if additional funds become available. 

    GEORGIA APPLICATIONS ARE CLOSED 

    In LOUISIANA, the 2016-17 scholarship application period is CLOSED for all applicants. New applicaitons will be accepted only if additional funds become available. 

    LOUISIANA APPLICATIONS ARE CLOSED

    In NEVADA, we are working with prospective donors and will open applications only if funds…

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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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