Sponsor-A-Scholar is a highly selective program. You are eligible to apply to the SAS Program if you:

  • Attend a Philadelphia public school
  • Are the first generation in your family to go to college
  • Earn good grades
  • Have strong records of attendance and behavior in school
  • Are recommended by a teacher or guidance counselor
  • Meet the SAS Family Income Guidelines (similar to those for the Federal Free and Reduced Price Lunch Program)
  • Are able to participate in SAS after-school and summer academic programs
  • Have a dream for your future and are willing to work hard to achieve it