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.

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Grades 11-12

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

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

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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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Today's #FuturesFridayFeature goes to Arianna, a College Connection #Classof2019 collegian. Arianna is a Journalism major at @TempleUniv and is currently writing an article for @TheTempleNews.

She has also secured an internship with CNN commentator, @angela_rye!


Campus visits by our College Success team began last week for the first time in 18 months! Our #PhillyFutures collegians are thrilled to see their advisors on campus again.

Check out one of our #CollegeSuccess advisors at @DrexelUniv with Mario the dragon!


#PhillyFutures fall college exposure opportunities continue this week!

We have counselor visits from @Vanderbilt, @AlbrightCollege, @BrownUniversity, @cabriniuniv, and a special Saturday session with
@saintjosephs coming up for our scholars.

#PFProud #CollegeFit

We are grateful to the many college counselors who volunteered their time for our 12th-grade #PhillyFutures scholars' mock interviews last week! They are one step closer to being prepared for their real college interviews.

#GratiTuesday #PFProud #CollegeAccess

Thanks to @KendraScott Suburban Square for hosting a Shop-N-Sip today for #PhillyFutures.

You can still shop online at https://t.co/xLbCfeR7bw and use code GIVEBACK-AGEHP for 20% of your purchase to go to Philadelphia Futures.

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