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Class of 2021 Perfect Attendance

Congratulations to the 59 members of the Class of 2021 who achieved perfect attendance throughout the three-year Next Level Scholars program! The Next Level Scholars (NLS) Class of 2021 is the largest in the history of the organization with 114 graduates. Students...

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Suited for Success: Class of 2021

One by one, the members of the Class of 2021 enthusiastically announced their college decisions. Collectively, these students will go on to pursue their dreams at more than 35 post-secondary institutions across the state and country.

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DRDFS Students Succeed with

With many students in the Next Level Scholars (NLS) program learning from home this year, and some students following a hybrid or an in-person model, we knew we needed to continue providing stable, consistent support no matter the circumstances. We were proud to have provided the services of to our students.

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Welcome Class of 2023

“I applied to Next Level Scholars because I wanted to learn more about other colleges and I know that NLS will help me do that! I’m excited to go on college trips and learn how to prepare for the future.”

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Spotlight on Center Line High School

In 2017, Detroit Regional Dollars for Scholars partnered with Center Line High School (CLHS). In a recent conversation with CLHS Principal Andrea Szabo and Next Level Scholars Program Adviser Audrey Kary, they shared details on all the great programs CLHS provides to their students.

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In review: 8th Annual (Virtual) Celebration Luncheon

This March, Detroit Regional Dollars for Scholars hosted the 8th Annual (Virtual) Celebration Luncheon. Guests tuned in to the livestreamed show to learn about new program features, hear alumni insight, and see what DRDFS has been doing this school year for students adjusting to a new learning environment.

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DRDFS Impact Report

Have you seen our recent Impact Report? Take a look inside to learn how we’re helping local students succeed.

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January 2021 Next Level Scholars Program Update

For the first time, the Next Level Scholars (NLS) program launched an all-virtual plan for students. The priority of the NLS program is to provide the best possible support to students as they prepare for success in life after high school. In order to achieve this, the program pivoted to introduce new features.

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

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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