New Futures propels underserved young people through certifications and community college degrees and into rewarding careers across the Washington, DC region. We invest with a deliberate combination of scholarships, academic advising, career coaching, and a lot of heart to help our Scholars launch in-demand careers that will lead to financial security.
New Futures breaks down barriers that lead to consistent, generational inequity. In service of our mission, New Futures Scholars benefit from:
Scholarships of up to $7,800 for tuition, transportation, technology, and other education-related expenses.
Ongoing, personalized academic and career advising from a New Futures Staff Advisor.
Workshops and experiences to build essential skills and prepare for college, career, and life.
Access to career-specific shadow days, site visits, internships, and networking opportunities.
Career advising and professional development after graduation for all Alumni.
Become a Scholar
how to apply
New Futures relies on nominations from our Community Partners network and a comprehensive, biannual selection process to welcome new scholars to our family each year. Eligible candidates must:
New Futures selects new Scholars twice annually during spring and fall, with referrals through our Community Partners.