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Once students complete the Next Level Scholars program and receive their scholarship, support doesn’t end there. To help ensure post-secondary success, students are engaged through the alumni network; participating in community service days, leadership opportunities, events, and more! All scholarship recipients are automatically a member in the Alumni Network.

 

Alumni Emergency Fund

The Detroit Regional Dollars for Scholars Alumni Emergency Fund is available to DRDFS alumni who are currently enrolled in post-secondary education and are being immediately affected by COVID-19. The fund allows students to meet their needs and continue their education. For any questions, please call or text Erin at (734) 228-8543.

Expenses Potentially Covered by DFS:

  • Online Learning Supplies (i.e. laptop, Wi-Fi hotspot)
  • Transportation Home (gas gift cards, train/bus/plane ticket home, U-Haul moving support)
  • Housing Support (utility bill support, rent support)
  • Food Support

Examples of Expenses Not Covered: Tuition and fees, parking tickets or other fines, non-essential utilities (i.e. cable, cell phone bill) and household needs, credit card/personal debit, entertainment, court fees.

Click here to apply for emergency support.

 

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Alumni Resources

Guide To Thrive

Additional Scholarship Opportunities

Alumni Newsletter

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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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