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Earn scholarships from Florida International University for your achievements in high school or community college

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How RaiseMe works

Discover Universities
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Discover 4-Year Colleges

Discover and Follow 4-year colleges that are the best fit for you based on cost, major, location, and more.

Add Achievements
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Add Achievements to Your Portfolio

Add your courses and grades, activities, work experience, and more to your Portfolio as you progress through high school or community college.

Earn Scholarships
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Earn Scholarships From 4-Year Colleges

Instantly earn scholarships from your favorite 4-year colleges as you add achievements to your portfolio.

Redeem Scholarships
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Redeem Scholarships When You Enroll

The scholarships you earn from each college will be honored as the minimum financial aid you'll receive from that college when you enroll.

How one high schooler made $80K (without getting a job)

February 29th, 2016

Abby Saxastar raised $80,000 on [RaiseMe], which will fully cover her tuition at Stetson University, a private college in central Florida. "I've always been very successful in school and I've also done a lot of volunteer work," said Saxastar. "But I still had to figure out how to pay for college."

Got an A in Algebra? That's Worth $120

February 20th, 2016

By highlighting and rewarding certain academic and extracurricular activities, [RaiseMe] helps level the college playing — and paying — field for low-income students who may not receive the same kind of parental advice at home as their higher-income peers.

Startup Lets High Schoolers Earn Scholarships By Caring For Family Members

September 13th, 2016

With its new "family assistance scholarships," [RaiseMe] is hoping to enable a growing movement among selective colleges to recognize contributions by low-income students — those who are often shut out of the traditional college admissions horserace because of family obligations and limited opportunities.

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