Apply for the 2019 Ronnie Edwards Scholarship

Urban Restoration Enhancement Corporation (UREC) is accepting applications for the 2019 Ronnie Edwards Scholarship Award. Ronnie Edwards founded Urban Restoration Enhancement Corporation in 1992. She pioneered UREC’s youth development initiatives and championed education, while advancing the organization’s purpose of “Building Today’s Communities for Tomorrow.” Mrs. Edwards also served North Baton Rouge in areas such as community development, state and local government, and business. This scholarship honors her legacy and contributions. Complete the scholarship application here.   

Wednesday, May 8, 2019
5:00 PM

Award Amount:

1. Applicant must be accepted into a two or four-year college or university with plans to begin in Fall 2019.
2. Applicant must be a graduating, high school senior who participated in UREC’s youth development programs (College & Career Ready Pre-Law, EMR or IGNITE institutes or the North Baton Rouge Youth Development Program) between 2016 – 2019.

Is a graduating senior from Glen Oaks High School (Class of 2019)

Required Documents (Upload all documents via the online application)
1. Completed Application

2. Personal Essay

3. Current High School Transcript

4. Copy of College Acceptance Letter

About UREC: 
Urban Restoration Enhancement Corporation is a nonprofit community development organization with a mission of transforming communities by investing in people and restoring neighborhoods.  UREC’s College & Career Ready Initiative is a 21st Century Community Learning Center that provides afterschool and summer learning programs with the support of sponsors. Learn more at

Complete the Scholarship Application