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

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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.”


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Upcoming Events

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#phillyfutures was gifted @Phillies tickets last month! We love seeing some of our scholars get to enjoy this fun opportunity with their PF mentors! #MentorMonday Learn more about PF mentors by visiting: https://t.co/H0UlKH0YBX / Make a donation here: https://t.co/YiRUn0bzGo

It may be summer, but we're already getting ready for Back to School. Apply by October 31st, get approved, and get $500 to spend on clothes/uniforms and supplies for the new school year. APPLY TODAY: https://t.co/2QR0ReCa6R

Last month a #phillyfutures HS grad joined WHYY's Radio Times' High School Grads Roundtable in celebration of the achievements of the Class of 2021! #FuturesFridayFeature Take a listen here:

High school grad roundtable

High school graduates share their stories of triumph and excitement as they look to the future.


Today's #FuturesFridayFeature goes to Vicktoria (CC 2017) a 2021 @dickinsoncollege grad! She has a Bachelor's degree in Quantitative and Political science. Her favorite college memory was being on the youth board seat for the Jill Melmed Buzzeo Award. Congrats Vicktoria! #pfproud

Last week our College Success team began settling into our new office space! Stay tuned for updates about when we will be welcoming students back to the office and follow along to see our return-to-office journey! #PFOfficeReturn #PfProud

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