Apply for the 2020 Ronnie Edwards Scholarship

Urban Restoration Enhancement Corporation (UREC) is accepting applications for the 2020 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.

Friday, April 17, 2020

Award Amount:


  1. Applicant must be accepted into a two or four-year college or university with plans to begin in Fall 2020.
  2. Applicant must be a graduating, high school senior who participated in UREC’s youth development programs (College & Career Ready Pre-Law, EMR, IGNITE or CNA institutes or the North Baton Rouge Youth Development Program) between 2016 – 2020.


Is a graduating senior from Glen Oaks High School (Class of 2020)

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

Submit an Application
Click HERE to complete the scholarship application.

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

2019 Ronnie Edwards Scholarship Recipient:  Brea Miles

2018 Ronnie Edwards Scholarship Recipient:  Taria Dearbone

2017 Ronnie Edwards Scholarship Recipient:  Elvis Richard Jr.