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. Students must be committed to the program during the academic year as well as the summer and be interested in applying to college upon graduation.

Future Success Academic Year Program – 9th-12th Grade Students

Future Success Program will offer …

  • Core Academic Components, Advising, and Tutoring
  • Leadership Training
  • Majors and Careers Exploration
  • Exposure to the opportunities and advantages of attending UW-Milwaukee (i.e. academics, student life, sports, organizations and housing)
  • Academic and Life skills workshops on select Mondays and select Saturdays
  • Metro Business Accounting Club on select Wednesdays
  • Guidance and Support Services including:
    •  Financial Aid
    • Admission Requirements
    • Grants & Scholarships
    • Student & Parent Information Sessions
    • Tutoring

Summer Future Success Program – 8th-12th Grade Students

  • The summer five-week component is designed to be an instructional program for students to be better prepared for their core classes the following school year and to offer college level coursework
  • The basic curriculum consists of Math, Science, English and STEM Electives in Engineering, Architecture Urban Planning, Business, Health Sciences, and Spanish
  • Commuter program and bus tickets will be provided
  • Students will be offered study skill workshops, campus visits, tutoring and social field trips


  • Interest in developing academic, leadership and social skills
  • Must have a minimum core GPA of 2.0
  • Entering 9th-12th grade in the Fall
  • Willingness to commit to the program during the academic year and summer program
  • DPI Scholarships are available for those eligible for free/reduced school lunch

Please Note: No Partial applications will be accepted. Submitting a complete application does not guarantee acceptance into the program and you will be notified by mail of your status.

How to Register

Please contact Future Success Program directly at lampkins@uwm.edu to request a registration form or contact Larissa Lampkins-Cobb at 414-229-5940 with any questions.

Policies and Fees

DPI Scholarships are available. In order to be eligible for the DPI scholarship students MUST be eligible for free or reduced price lunch. If you are ELIGIBLE this program is FREE.


Download a brochure for the Future Success Program.


Larissa Lampkins-Cobb
Pre-College Services Manager
Future Success Program

Contact Us

Telephone: 414-229-5940
Fax: 414-229-2592

Office Location:

Mitchell Hall Rm. 109
3203 N Downer Ave.
Milwaukee WI 53211

Mailing Address:

Future Success Program
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
P.O. Box 413
Milwaukee WI 53201-0413