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Class of 2020 Virtual Graduation Party

We are excited to share with you the accomplishments of the Class of 2020, and reveal where they are heading to continue their education in the fall! During the webinar, you’ll see exclusive program updates and learn about all the ways DRDFS has kept students engaged throughout the spring.

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Class of 2020 Perfect Attendance

Each year, the members of the graduating class who have maintained perfect attendance throughout all three years of the Next Level Scholars program, are given special recognition. The Class of 2020 has 68 out of 111 students who have attended every single program event over three years.

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Adviser Five-Year Awards

“My Adviser has supported me since the day I found out I was accepted into Next Level Scholars. From attending all the trips with huge smiles, to making sure we always have what we need, my Advisers are  always there.”

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2020 Provost Scholarship for Business

“I am beyond thankful not only for the guidance from Detroit Regional Dollars for Scholars,  but also to Mr. David Provost for his generosity and the opportunity he granted me to attend Eastern without taking on student debt.”

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Class of 2020 Virtual Graduation Party!

Graduating from high school is a special achievement, and deciding on a post-secondary institution is life changing.  Help us to inspire and congratulate the Detroit Regional Dollars for Scholars Class of 2020!

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Next Level Scholars Launches Online Programming

In order to keep students engaged, the Next Level Scholars program has launched online, starting with SAT prep sessions. On March 26th, students logged on to a virtual classroom to learn test tips from tutors at The Princeton Review.

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Alumni Emergency Fund

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, we acted fast to approve an Alumni Emergency Fund. This fund assists Detroit Regional Dollars for Scholars alumni who are currently enrolled in post-secondary education with food support, housing support, transportation home, and online learning support.

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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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