Our Mission

We provide students with scholarships that help them successfully turn a dream into a meaningful, skill-based degree and a rewarding career.

Our Partner Schools


Scholarships are available to students at any of the nearly 100 LCMC schools. This consortium of private colleges across the country is dedicated to lowering the cost and increasing the accessibility of higher education, and delivering new courses, programs and opportunities through Rize Education.




Women in Stem

Diverse perspectives improve scientific rigor, and our goal is to lift up women in the high-growth fields of science and tech.

1st Gen Students

Students who are the first in their family to go to college face unique challenges - our goal is to support them on their path.

Student Life

Whether sports, clubs, Greek life, or more - engaging in student life organizations is what makes college more than just a degree.

Growing Fields

For a degree to be a pathway to a better life, it needs to be in a field where career opportunities are open - and growing.
Vikram Rangraj
Vikram is the Chief Academic Officer for Rize Education. Prior to his time at Rize, Vikram co-founded two venture-backed companies and was a teacher for 10 years and developed curricula for The Princeton Review, The University of Washington, and other educational organizations. In addition to his work on Rize, Vikram serves as an advisor for multiple startups and nonprofits and sits on the associate board of Teach for America NY.
Fereshteh Forough
Fereshteh’s family left Afghanistan early 80s because of the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan. One year after the Taliban regime collapsed, Fereshteh and her family moved back to Herat, Afghanistan. After returning to Herat, she earned her Bachelor in Computer Science and later her Master’s from Technical University of Berlin in Germany. In January 2015 she founded the first coding school for girls in Herat, Afghanistan.

Make Your Dream a Reality

Apply for one of our Rize student scholarships.

Fill out this form to get a prompt. Send us a 500 word essay or 4 min video telling us why you're a good fit for this scholarship, and we'll pick a recipient!

Deadline October 30th