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.

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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Welcome to the College Connection #Classof2021! This past week, we had the honor of welcoming our newest CC Class to #PhillyFutures during their orientation week at @CCPedu's Northwest Campus.
#FuturesFridayFeature ⭐️

It’s never too early to start visiting colleges! The #PhillyFutures #Classof2023 scholars - our newest class - took their first #collegetrip to @templeuniv where they learned about campus life and school programs.

The #college application process can be extremely intimidating. Luckily, we have tips for advising #firstgen students & parents here👇: https://t.co/GnxSNkb7kP #RightFit #HigherEd #CollegeAccess

Michelle Obama’s message to students at our Beating The Odds Summit: You belong here
https://t.co/YitccIGnyq #paid @civicnation

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