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  • 09.11.17

    Songwriters to hold benefit October 21st


    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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  • 05.08.17 School Choice

    Notice regarding applications for 2017-18


    In GEORGIA and LOUISIANA, the 2017-18 scholarship application period for all new and returning students is CLOSED. Any application already in progress may be finished; an application is not complete until ALL supporting documents have been submitted. Please remember that scholarships are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, and a completed application does not guarantee a scholarship.



    Having trouble completing your application? Contact TADS, our third-party application processor, at 800-477-8237.

    Have other questions?

    In Georgia, email…

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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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