of our scholars are admitted into at least one college or university


high school and college students are assisted every year


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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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Congrats to Bakary, a #Classof2015 scholar, who recently graduated from @DickinsonCol and accepted a research position at Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Also pictured here is Kali, a #Classof2007 #PhillyFutures scholar, who also graduated from Dickinson College. #PFProud 🎓⭐️

Thumbs up for our college graduates! Congrats to this #Classof2015 scholar who graduated from @FandMCollege and who is a published research writer. This year marks the first graduating class from F&M since forming the college partnership. #PFProud #FuturesFeatureFriday 🎓⭐️

Congrats to this #PhillyFutures #Classof2015 scholar who graduated from @templeuniv magna cum laude with zero debt and completed six internships in four years! She will return to #Temple where she will complete her 4+1 program and receive her MPH in 2020. #PFProud

This #Classof2019 scholar is jumping for joy with her #mentor at the college path ahead as she prepares for her next steps to @Stanford! #MentorMonday #PFProud 🎓

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