Helping local students prepare for life after high school.

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Next Level Scholars™

The objective of the Next Level program is simple; to inspire and prepare students to succeed in life after high school. The three-tiered, holistic approach provides targeted resources, experiences and support for students at key intervals throughout high school as they navigate their path to post-secondary education.

celebration of students

Featuring a keynote address by

Lt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist II.

Join Detroit Regional Dollars for Scholars in Campus Martius park on September 15th to celebrate 30 years of helping local students prepare for life after high school.


Dollars for Scholars prepared me to grow as a person. They showed me what I’m capable of.
Mikayla, Class of 2019


I would not be on the path to college I am today without Dollars for Scholars.
Jermond, Class of 2018


The fact that people were willing to support my goals empowered me.
Sierra, Class of 2018


Without Dollars for Scholars’ college visits I would have never seen a college campus or experienced what college life would be like.
Daniel, Class of 2019


The Dollars for Scholars staff is always supportive and motivating, which helped me stay focused on my goals.
Ashlee, Class of 2019


Detroit Regional Dollars for Scholars showed me that others truly care about my future, and that inspired me to pursue higher education.
Bonnie, Class of 2019

Program Impact

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We focus our efforts where it counts. SAT test preparation, etiquette training, and leadership development are just a few services we provide that are vital to the future of Southeast Michigan. The majority of Dollars for Scholars’ financial contributions come from individuals and businesses that are passionate about the role of education in empowering students. Community members, local businesses, corporations, and foundations all contribute to our shared goal.


Detroit Regional Dollars for Scholars is proud to partner with MCAN to work toward the shared goal of 60% college attainment by 2030.

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