Future Success Program
The Future Success Program (FSP) is designed to ensure that students and their parents receive information and academic support services necessary for college admission and completion. FSP provides students with the foundation needed to be successful in high school as well as college. Students in grades 9-12 with a GPA of at least 2.0 will be ensured completion of college prep coursework, registration and completion of the ACT exam, timely submission of college and financial aid applications and scholarship forms. Students will be provided with intense academic advising, tutoring, mentoring, career exploration, test taking and study skills. As a result of participating in FSP students will be eligible for the Panther Promise where they are guaranteed admission to UW-Milwaukee, an application fee waiver, and preferential acceptance to on campus housing, special scholarship consideration and a college mentor. Students must be committed to the program during the academic year as well as the summer and be interested in applying to a public four year college in Wisconsin upon graduation.
Future Success Program will offer. . .
o Core Academic Components, Advising, Tutoring and Mentoring
o Leadership Training
o Majors and Careers Exploration
o Exposure to the opportunities and advantages of attending UW-Milwaukee
(i.e. academics, student life, sports, organizations and housing)
o Academic and Lifeskills Workshops on select Mondays and Tuesdays 4:30-6pm
o Guidance and Support Services including:
- Financial Aid
- Admission Requirements
- Grants & Scholarships
- Student & Parent Information Sessions
For 8th-12th Grade Students
o The basic curriculum consists of Math, Science, English and STEM Electives in (Engineering, Architecture, Urban Planning, Business/Accounting, Health Sciences, or Spanish).
o Commuter program and bus tickets will be provided.
o Students will be offered study skills workshops, a campus visit, tutoring and social field trips.