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.

What the program provides to partner schools:

  • In-class financial literacy curriculum for students
  • The resources to deliver an after-school club focused on entrepreneurship and business (e.g., volunteer and curriculum support)
  • The resources to deliver a weekend/evening class for the families of students enrolled in the program and others in the community where participating schools are located (e.g., volunteer and curriculum support)
  • Stipends for teachers, parent ambassadors and administrative support
  • Enhancement of current student curriculum
  • – Wharton-developed curriculum
  • – Certified STEM class
  • – Common Core-certified class (Applied Algebra)
  • – Math-based life skills class
  • – College preparation
  • – Career readiness
  • Increased parental engagement
  • Increased community engagement
  • Student field trips to FS Investments


  • Must be a public, charter or private high school located in Philadelphia County
  • Commitment to a minimum of 3 years of FS Financial Scholars programming
  • Commitment to all three FS Financial Scholars programs (i.e., in-class financial literacy curriculum, after-school program, parent program)
  • Programs will be phased in over the 3-year period.
  • One dedicated teacher
  • Communications support for programmatic announcements
  • Participation in periodic evaluation of program’s success
  • Use of school facilities as needed


Complete the application below or download a PDF application. Completed applications must be emailed to FSFinancialScholars@fsinvestments.com.

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School information

Name of school

Grades Served



School principle

Primary contact

Primary contact name

Primary contact phone

Primary contact email

Federal tax ID number

Additional Information

What financial literary curriculum, if any, do you currently have in place?

What programs do you currently have in place to engage parents?

Why are you interested in applying for FS Financial Scholars funding?

FS Financial Scholars

201 Rouse Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19112