Apply for 2024 Ronnie Edwards Scholarship for Graduating Seniors


Urban Restoration Enhancement Corporation (UREC) is accepting applications for the 2024 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.

May 5, 2024

Award Amount:


  1. Applicant must be accepted into a two or four-year college or university with plans to begin in Fall 2024.
  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, Technology, or CNA institutes).


Is a graduating senior from Glen Oaks High School (Class of 2024)

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 Academy Trailblazers provides high school students with after school and summer institutes that provide pathways to Industry-Based Credentials, college and career readiness, ACT preparation, and real-world or simulated professional experiences.