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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Today, the Class of 2022 traveled 🚍 to @arcadia1853! They enjoyed an info session and a campus tour where they learned about @ArcadiaAbroad ✈️ 🌎 Can’t wait to watch this group grow over the next 3 years! #College #FirstGeneration #Education

Yesterday, our students traveled a total of 712 miles to visit college campuses. Thank you @psuabington, @fandmcollege, @lycomingcollege & @thaddeusstevens for hosting our students! Where will we travel today? 🚍 #College

#TBT to some of our juniors attending the @pacac1954 college fair. In just a few weeks, they’ll be kicking off their college application process. #College

CONGRATULATIONS 🎉 to one of our College Connection seniors on being awarded the Lenfest Scholarship to attend @PennCollege! Thank you, President, Davie Jane Gilmour, for presenting our scholar with this award. 🏅#College

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