4-Year Colleges Kicking Off Our Beta Program

RaiseMe is on a mission to improve access, opportunity, and success for community college students looking to transfer by changing the financial aid process.

We are excited to offer our pilot beta product to current community college students who want to finish a Bachelors degree at a 4-year college. Help us shape the future of how community college students transfer!

How RaiseMe works
For Community College Students

1

Explore and follow 4-year colleges.

Discover 4-year colleges, what they're looking for, and which ones are the best fit for you.

2

Show 4-year colleges your achievements.

Build your portfolio with community college achievements, classes, activities, scores-- everything you've accomplished so far.

3

Let us do the math.

Instantly see your achievements add to scholarship earnings from 4-year colelges as you Follow them and add to your Portfolio.

4

Hard work pays off.

The 4-year colleges you Follow will honor your scholarship earnings from your achievements once you're accepted.

RaiseMe Also Serves High School Students

Over the last four years, 260+ college partners and over 850,000 high school students, as well as 20,000 educators have joined in our scholarship movement.

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.