While New Futures provides financial assistance for college-bound students, it gives priority to students seeking a career-centered educational program because these types of programs prepare students for employment. Career-based training and certification programs offer many advantages over traditional four-year degrees because training is more flexible and students can more swiftly reach their career goals.
Whether you’re a high school student hoping to learn a trade, or a young adult interested in continuing your education, New Futures provides financial support through our scholarships to lift at-risk youth and young adults out of poverty and onto a path of economic stability.
To help you in your quest, New Futures offers the following information to guide your decision-making process:
New Futures Scholarships explains New Futures’ scholarship programs for new and returning applicants.
Helpful Web Resources provides you with a series of local and national Web sites that offer valuable information to aid you in choosing the program that is right for you.
Educational Institutions provide information about various types of educational opportunities available in the DC area.
Career Opportunities describes a number of exciting careers that may be your ticket to self-sufficiency.