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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Our Director of College Success and Outreach and Engagement Administrator had the privilege of presenting at the 2019 NCAN Conference on the topic of “Partnering to Support Student Success on Campus and in Communities.” #NCAN2019 @collegeaccess

@SFofStL To achieve equity really requires you believe ... that it's not only possible, but if you don't do it, nobody will. –Faith Sandler of @SFofStL #NCAN2019

“The beautiful thing about learning is nobody can take it away from you.” —B.B. King #MondayMotivation

Congrats to this #Classof2020 scholar, who was recently named the @PHLschools newest student board member and featured on the front page of the @phillyinquirer. Learn more about how she is exceeding expectations and creating change: . #FuturesFridayFeature

Representing charters and Muslim women: Meet Philly’s newest school board members

Doha Ibrahim and Imere Williams will formally become student representatives to the school board later this month.


At the first Young Women Rising (#YWR) general session of the year, our scholars worked on illustrating their values and discussed the importance of leadership and sisterhood. They also completed a leadership assessment to see what their leadership styles are. #YWRFridays 💫

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