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

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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 is dedicated to Angelique, a SAS #Classof2016 scholar and graduate of @LincolnUofPA. Angelique earned a bachelor's degree in nursing and plans on becoming a pediatric and maternal newborn postpartum registered nurse.

“Though the College Admissions Marathon looked differently this year for our rising seniors, we are thrilled that they were still able to channel their creativity, become storytellers, and write their personal statements in a remote learning environment."

The 2020 College Admissions Marathon

Philadelphia Futures students complete their college admissions essays during an innovative virtual College Admissions Marathon For more than thirty y...


We are currently seeking a VIRTUAL SAT PREP INSTRUCTOR to teach a 5-week refresher course beginning July 27th. Learn more by clicking here: https://t.co/bUYn1R5yDC

We are grateful to the entire #PhillyFutures community for helping us continue this work of providing the tools, resources, and opportunities necessary for admission to and success in college.

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