Apply for the 2023 Ronnie Edwards Scholarship






Urban Restoration Enhancement Corporation (UREC) is accepting applications for the 2023 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, March 31, 2023 (Midnight)

Award Amount:


  1. Applicant must be accepted into a two or four-year college or university with plans to begin in Fall 2023.
  2. Applicant must be a graduating, high school senior who participated in UREC’s youth development programs (College & Career Ready Pre-Law, EMR, IGNITE Entrepreneurship, IGNITE ACT Prep, CompTIA IT Fundamentals, or CNA institutes).


Is a graduating senior from Glen Oaks High School (Class of 2023)

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.

2022 Ronnie Edwards Scholarship Recipient:  Brandon Bell