The Rahman Alim Strum Scholarship Incorporated in memory of Rahman's humanitarian works around the world, his love for family and friends and overall scholastic achievements. Rahman traveled to third world countries to study abroad and to preserve clean water in distraught areas. Rahman was involved in clubs and organizations at school and development in the community all while maintaining a high grade point average at school.
Rahman received his Associate Degree from Holyoke Community College In Holyoke MA, Bachelor's degree from the University of Nebraska at Omaha in Education and Human Sciences. He also obtained two Masters Degrees. His first Master’s Degree was in Public Administration with a concentration in Health from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. His second Master’s Degree was from the University of Nebraska Medical Center with a concentration in Public Health Administration and Health Informatics. As the executive director at Omaha Area Health Education Center he demonstrated leadership, community involvement and the importance of one's health.