The application process has 4 Phases.
Qualified students will be notified
Phase 1 - Online Application - due April 5
Phase 2 - Documentation and References
Phase 3 - In-person Interview
Phase 4 - Follow-up Meeting with the FUTURE Foundation Board of Directors
Non-discrimination Policy: The FUTURE Foundation of Sacramento does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, disability, sex or sexual orientation in admission or participation in its programs, services and activities. No person shall be excluded from participation in, or be denied the benefits of any service, or be subjected to discrimination because of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or disability.
Confidentiality Policy: It is the policy of the FUTURE Foundation of Sacramento that all information provided by applicants will be maintained as confidential and will not be disclosed, divulged, or made accessible to any person, including relatives, friends, and business and professional associates, other than to board members or employees of the Foundation who have a legitimate need for such information and to whom the Foundation has authorized disclosure. The Foundation shall use such confidential information solely for the purpose of furthering the objectives of the Foundation. Notwithstanding the foregoing, confidential information may be disclosed by the Foundation if (i) such information is already public or in the public domain, (ii) the Foundation is legally required to disclose such information or (iii) the applicant or his or her legal guardian consents to such disclosure.
What is the opportunity? - College scholarship funding!
Qualified students may be selected to participate in the FUTURE Foundation College Access Mentoring Program, which will provide high school students a personal mentor and support in preparing for and accessing college.
Once college admission requirements and all program requirements are met, FUTURE candidates may apply for the FUTURE Foundation College Scholarship. The FUTURE scholarship provides financial need-based funding to qualified students for up to five years. Students could receive up to $35,000 for college, amount depends on financial need and program compliance. Only students accepted into the FUTURE Foundation College Access Mentoring Program may apply for this scholarship. To learn more about the College Program,
please see our Program Info page.
Candidates would be students who:
- Are currently in their sophomore year of high school/10th grade and plan to graduate high school Spring of 2015 and enter a bachelor's degree-granting college Fall of 2015.
- Come from a low-income family
- Demonstrate commitment to and achievement in academics (prefer GPA 3.0 or above)
- Would be a 'first generation college student' (first in their family to attend and graduate college)
- Have the motivation to receive mentoring from a FUTURE professional volunteer mentor.
FUTURE Foundation of Sacramento, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation. The foundation provides mentoring and scholarships to help students persist to college graduation and obtain college degrees. We carefully select local high school students who possess academic potential but lack both the financial means for a college education and college-graduate role model. Program participants receive mentoring for two years in high school as well as throughout college and are eligible for a financial-need scholarship, which may be renewed for five years.