Scholars Program

New Futures helps under-served young people find their pathway to financial stability through a unique combination of post-secondary scholarships, academic advising, and career coaching with a specific focus on short-term degrees and rewarding careers in high-growth fields.

The first stage in our approach is our Scholars Program, through which we provide life-changing post-secondary scholarships as well as the targeted supports that are proven to affect persistence and completion.

New Futures Scholars benefit from:

  • Scholarships up to $7,800 to cover tuition and other education-related expenses
  • Workshops tailored to help Scholars develop communication and priority-setting skills
  • Scholars Weekend, a biannual retreat that includes activities for team-building, goal-setting, and reflection
  • Ongoing one-on-one academic and career advising from a professional staff adviser


Scholars pursue careers in high-growth and in-demand fields, such as:

  • Health Science
  • Information Technology
  • Architecture & Construction
  • Education & Training
  • Hospitality & Tourism
  • Many more