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The Future Institute Road to Success Training (FIRST) program establishes meaningful connections between successful companies and college students to help set and achieve their career goals through real-world, structured training experiences. Trainees earn a $1,000 scholarship during each year of active participation.

Future Institute is a branch of Concept Schools and we are a not-for-profit 501c3 educational organization.

FIRST participants are Concept School graduates who are currently pursuing college degrees and are interested in obtaining real-world experience in their fields of study.

The companies are successful in particular fields such as medicine, business, and technology and are willing to provide a training experience on a small scale in a structured program. Each company customizes its program according to their specific preferences and guidelines.

FIRST’s Involvement
A dedicated FIRST coordinator monitors the program through an online platform (Firsthand) and communicates with the participant and company’s designated supervisor and evaluates the participant’s progress.

– Developing a positive work ethic
– Improving interpersonal skills
– Working on an industry-specific project/task assigned by the company
– Gaining experience in a professional setting
– Building networking opportunities
– Being exposed to many different experiences that the program may offer

The scholarship funds are sent directly to the student’s college or university’s financial aid offices. Scholarship funds can be used for tuition, books, class materials, lab equipment, and housing.