of our scholars are admitted into at least one college or university


high school and college students are assisted every year


of our Sponsor-A-Scholar students graduated high school

We couldn’t do this without your support.
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The path to success starts here.

Sponsor-A-Scholar »

Grades 9 – 12

This program provides students with financial assistance and one-to-one mentorship, starting in high school and continuing through college.

College Connection »

Grades 11-12

This program guides students during the college admissions process to help them find the perfect fit.

Resources & Tools »

All grades

Our ‘Step Up to College’ publication, scholarship listings and additional tools are available to all students.

Get to know our students.

Melvin: Class of 1996

“College and where I would end up in life was something I seldom considered until I became part of Philadelphia Futures.”

John: Class of 2005

“My mentor taught me a lot about humility and focusing on others. Now that I am a mentor, I hope that I am able to provide the same support and prospective to my mentee.”

Jodi: Class of 2007

“I am proud of my decision to go to Rosemont College and where it has taken me.”


Your time and talent can make a real difference.

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Upcoming Events

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Many thanks to Toby from the @LSHphilly for taking the time to come in to the #PhillyFutures office for a presentation to our Young Women Rising (#YWR) scholars on developing healthy relationships. Interested in getting involved? https://t.co/yXIcwPS6GF #FuturesFridayFeature

Take advantage of this Spanish-speaking College Fair! Please share with anyone who might benefit from this opportunity.

We are hiring a College Access Coordinator! This role is a unique opportunity for a proactive, detailed-oriented individual to serve in a critical role in supporting low-income, first-generation-to-college students. Learn more: https://t.co/bqdzJNykSN

In preparation for #CareerDay, our scholars were fitted for their first #professional suits. Many thanks to @GroomsmanSuit in Old City for their partnership on this effort and generously offering their services to ensure our young men have #professionalattire. #YMICareerDay

We are currently seeking interested employers for our #CareerFutures summer internship program. Learn more by visiting this link:

Many thanks to @subaru_usa for their generosity and support in making our #careerreadiness programming possible.

Career Futures Summer Internship Program - Employer Interest Form

The Career Futures Summer Internship Program connects Philadelphia Futures collegians to meaningful opportunities for learning and development in a pr...


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