Category: College & Careers

Lincoln University Awards Six CAP Students Admission and Scholarships During Campus Visit

Lincoln University Awards Six CAP Students Admission and Scholarships During Campus Visit

By Heather Conboy Posted: December 14, 2022

PEF proudly announces that six Frankford High School College Access Program (CAP) students received on-site admission and scholarships to Lincoln…

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College Access Counselor Brandi Ashley Receives Full Sponsorship to NACAC Conference by Swarthmore College

College Access Counselor Brandi Ashley Receives Full Sponsorship to NACAC Conference by Swarthmore College

By Heather Conboy Posted: December 6, 2022

In September 2022, Philadelphia Education Fund’s College Access Program (CAP) Coordinator Brandi Ashley attended the National Association for College Admission…

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High school students outside at Temple University by a sculpture.

KCAPA Students Experience Life at Temple University

By Allison Kelsey Posted: November 4, 2022

Seventeen College Access students from Kensington Creative and Performing Arts High School got a taste of college life at Temple…

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Graduation mortarboard with text on it My $105,000 Hat.

The Student Loan Crisis — November’s Education First Compact Event

By Allison Kelsey Posted: October 17, 2022

Over their lifetime, a college graduate will earn an average of $1 million more than a high school graduate. This fact…

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Meet Liza and Ahmad, PEF's Newest CAP Coordinators!

Meet Liza and Ahmad, PEF’s Newest CAP Coordinators!

By Molly McQuoid Posted: August 19, 2022

PEF is excited to welcome Liza Rangel and Ahmad Williams to our college access team! Liza and Ahmad are spearheading…

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Scholar Spotlight: Rising Star Aslyn Anaya Planas

By Molly McQuoid Posted: July 7, 2022

Aslyn Anaya Planas was recently honored as one of PEF’s 2022 Rising Star Award winners at the Educate Philly Gala….

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High school students in a classroom with Nursing speaker Shanear Bell in a pink head wrap.

STEM Speaker Series at Bartram High

By Allison Kelsey Posted: April 29, 2022

PEF’s College Access Program is hosting a 3-week STEM Enrichment Speaker Series for 9th and 10th-grade students at Bartram High…

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Student and college representative talking over a display table in a high school gym.

College Fairs Are Back In-Person: Highlight on Kensington Creative & Performing Arts High

By Allison Kelsey Posted: April 6, 2022

by Rachel Gerberick, College Access Coordinator, Kensington Creative and Performing Arts High School College fairs are an essential part of…

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The Philadelphia Education Fund is Hiring!

By Allison Kelsey Posted: March 30, 2022

Join our team! The Philadelphia Education Fund is looking for an Educational Scriptwriter, VP Finance/CFO, AmeriCorps Post-Secondary Persistence Fellow, and…

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1,200 High School Students to Benefit from $60K STEM Equity Grant from GSK

1,200 High School Students to Benefit from $60K STEM Equity Grant from GSK

By Allison Kelsey Posted: March 22, 2022

We are glad to announce that our long partnership with GSK continues through a $60,000 STEM Equity grant for 2022….

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