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 who have an immediate financial emergency that may derail their education and would like to request support. The fund allows students to meet their needs and continue their education.
Expenses Potentially Covered by DFS:
- Online Learning Supplies (i.e. laptop, Wi-Fi hotspot)
- Transportation Home (gas gift cards, bus ticket)
- Housing Support (utility bill support, rent support)
- Food Support (grocery gift card)
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.
Reach out to Erin at firstname.lastname@example.org or (734) 228-8543 for requests for emergency support.
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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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