FS FINANCIAL SCHOLARS

EMPOWERING PHILADELPHIA STUDENTS AND THEIR FAMILIES

About FS Financial Scholars

A collaboration between the FS Foundation and the University of Pennsylvania, FS Financial Scholars aims to provide Philadelphia high school students and their families with the tools needed to generate greater wealth and achieve financial empowerment. The program combines in-class financial literacy curriculum, an after-school club focused on entrepreneurship, and evening and weekend programming for adults.

RECENT NEWS

FS Investments Sponsors Congressional Briefing to Address Financial Literacy Crisis in the U.S.

FS Investments, in collaboration with the House Financial and Economic Literacy Caucus, sponsored a congressional briefing on Capitol Hill to address the need for greater access to financial literacy education in the United States.

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FS Foundation Expands FS Financial Scholars to All Philadelphia Community High Schools

FS Investments deepens its commitment to teaching financial skills to Philadelphia students

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The current landscape

EDUCATION

Only 16% of students nationwide are required to take a personal finance class to graduate high school. 1

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Programs

Financial education for students

Our financial literacy program, delivered by teachers in the classroom, teaches students how to make smart financial decisions, budget and save for the future.

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Entrepreneurship incubator for students

Powered by FS Investments employees and Wharton business students, FS Financial Scholars’ entrepreneurship-focused after-school program teaches students how to develop a business plan while thinking critically and creatively.

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Education for parents + caretakers

Our parent program, educates parents, caretakers and community members on a variety of financial concepts including smart shopping, saving for life events, and introductory investing.

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Featured story

FS Investments, in collaboration with the House Financial and Economic Literacy Caucus, sponsored a congressional briefing on Capitol Hill to address the need for greater access to financial literacy education in the United States.

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FS Financial Scholars

201 Rouse Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19112

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