New Futures Scholars Program
New Futures Scholars Program empowers low-income students to obtain a shorter-term post-secondary education (associate’s degrees or post-secondary certificates) toward a meaningful career and financial self-sufficiency.
The New Futures Scholars Program provides:
- Scholarships up to $7,800 awarded to selected students affiliated with a New Futures Community Partner
- Scholar Workshops help Scholars develop communication and priority-setting skills
- Ongoing Scholar Support throughout students’ post-secondary and career advising.
- The New Futures Scholars Weekend fosters a sense of community for Scholars and assists them in developing skills that contribute to academic and career success
Each scholarship covers a significant share of the student’s education-related expenses and can include tuition, books, transportation and a computer. Awards vary by individual based on the educational program, the cost of tuition and other financial aid received.
Scholars pursue careers in fields such as:
- Health Science
- Information Technology
- Architecture & Construction
- Business Management & Administration
- Paralegal Studies
- Education & Training
- Hospitality & Tourism
- Many more