TeacherGoal #8: Help Your Students Earn Micro-Scholarships with RaiseMe
“[RaiseMe] allows students to take advantage of getting involved with talking to the college earlier and really building that mutual interest.”
Business Development Manager, Raise Me
Are you struggling with choosing a college/university due to affordability? Don’t worry about it anymore. Today, we talk with RaiseMe, a platform that has helped thousands of students receive billions of dollars on scholarships for college. They disclose useful tips and tools that will provide you with more clarity of where you can find that scholarship money.
Students on RaiseMe can earn “Micro-Scholarships” as early as 9th grade. Micro-scholarships are small bit size scholarships for traditional measures of academic success like getting an A in a class, participating in a sport, volunteering in the community, even work experience. College and University partners across the country are awarding scholarships.
Stay tuned until the end if you are interested in learning how to find out the best scholarships!
3 TeacherGoal Tips
After using RaiseMe, students feel more confident in what they’ll do next after high school
Advantage of Raise Me is that it allows students to build a connection so that they can choose the best college that fits for them
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RaiseMe is a free college readiness tool that rewards high school students scholarships for their accomplishments throughout the year.
It started with a simple idea: What if we could reward scholarships as early as 9th grade?
RaiseMe can help students in 2 meaningful ways:
1. Transparency for students and their families to see how much money they can be earning far earlier in the process
2. Use the same scholarship dollars to help reinforce positive habits and motivate students to take on those more rigorous courses
Students can earn what we call micro-scholarships as early as 9th grade. Micro-scholarships are small bit size scholarships for traditional measures of academic success like getting an A in a class, participating in a sport, volunteering in the community, even work experience.
College and University partners across the country are awarding scholarships!
Create an educator account, and you will get access to resources, like our informational webinars, educational articles, and lesson plans; then invite your students and help them find a clearer path to college, earlier.
Erica Terry, Host
Erica Terry is a 19 year educator with experience as Chief Academic Officer, School Counselor and High School Science Teacher.
She is the author of Classroom to CEO in 30 Days and founder of Healthy Wealthy Educators, where she provides actionable tools and resources that empower you to live a healthy lifestyle and build generational wealth by creating multiple streams of income.
While inspiring educators to create a life they love embodies her professional passion, her husband, Melvin and daughter, Eva are the driving force and greatest blessings in her life. You can find her hanging out on Instagram @healthywealthyeducators