images-1A new program called Raise.me offers high school students a unique way to earn scholarship dollars. Awards are based on grades received for high school work, attendance, leadership and community service hours, just to name a few. Students may earn up to $4,000 a year for four years. As reported in The New York Times, there are approximately 100 colleges and universities currently participating in the start-up’s program.

Raise.me’s approach is new and innovative in attempting to provide additional motivation for students to excel academically and pursue their college bound goals.

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