Hello!
Come chat with us this Friday 1/22 at 3:00PM to learn all about your DRDFS Scholarship, the $40,000 EMU Business Scholarship and $32,000 CCS Scholarship. Register for the Zoom Session here & join us Friday 1/22 @ 3:00 PM. All participants will have a chance to earn some gift cards!

Don't forget about the Next Level Scholars photo contest and submit your best DFS photo today. The first 10 photos will win a $10 gift card -- are you ready? Go! Submit your entry here!
We can't wait to see you virtually on 2/11 for our Virtual Etiquette Session with Jacqueline Baker! We'll send out registration information at a later date, but wanted to make sure you are ready for a great session! If you have moved since August 2020, please update your mailing address here.
Marissa D'Angelo
Next Level Scholars Program Manager
Detroit Regional Dollars for Scholars
mdangelo@drdfs.org
(734) 983-8505
NEWSLETTER CONTENTS:
  • NEW: Motivation with Marketea
  • ICYMI: Next Level Scholars Photo Contest
  • REMINDER: Additional Scholarship Opportunities for Senior Next Level Scholars
  • Resource Spotlight: Lake Trust Credit Union Scholarship Opportunities
  • Featured Resources
NEW: MOTIVATION WITH MARKETEA
“Let the stressors of last week fade away and enter this week with positive energy. Do not allow the weight of the past to stop you from marching towards your goals today! Stop procrastinating and just do it. Make it happen for yourself! Today is a GREAT day to start.”
Check your email for a special message from Marketea to learn more about the incentives we'll be mailing out next month and sign up for your required 1:1 with Marketea here.
ICYMI: NEXT LEVEL SCHOLARS PHOTO CONTEST
Since we can't see you at our events in person & capture you in action, we're asking you to submit your own photos to us! Wear your Next Level Scholars T-shirt and upload a selfie (or get someone to take a picture of you at your computer) completing a Next Level Scholars activity such as reading this newsletter, using Tutor.com, going on a virtual campus visit, texting or zooming with your DFS adviser, or some other DFS activity! Submit by January 31 to be entered into our first round of prizes, including gift cards, headphones and Next Level Swag!

Click here to access a PDF version of the flyer.

ADDITIONAL SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES FOR NEXT LEVEL SCHOLARS
PROVOST SCHOLARSHIP FOR BUSINESS
Are you interested in studying business at Eastern Michigan University? Apply for the $40,000 scholarship: $10,000 per year for 4 years, offered only to Next Level Scholars seniors today!

Check out the video below to see last year's Provost Scholarship recipient:
If this sounds like something you would be interested in, you can apply by clicking here! The deadline to apply is January 31!

In order to be eligible, a student must:

  • Have participated in Detroit Regional Dollars for Scholars Next Level Scholars their sophomore, junior and senior years of high school.
  • Have earned at minimum high school cumulative grade point average of 3.0.
  • Be planning to enroll at Eastern Michigan University after high school graduation to study Business.
 
THE YOUNG FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP FOR ART & DESIGN
Exclusive DFS Scholarship Opportunity for Art & Design! If studying art or design at the College for Creative Studies is something you are seriously considering, then I would encourage you to apply for the Young Family Scholarship for Art and Design! The scholarship amount is $8,000/year for 4 years, or $32,000 total!
 
In order to be eligible, a student must:
  • Have participated in Detroit Regional Dollars for Scholars Next Level Scholars their sophomore, junior and senior years of high school.
  • Have applied to, been accepted to and would like to enroll at the College for Creative Studies for Fall 2021.
  • Have included the College for Creative Studies on the FAFSA.
  • Fully complete all of the scholarship application materials.
 
If this sounds like something you would be interested in, you can apply by clicking here. Applications are due by January 31st
RESOURCE SPOTLIGHT: LAKE TRUST CREDIT UNION SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
  • New Beginnings Scholarship is available for up to six individuals who are interested in pursuing a skilled trade or technical career. Each New Beginnings Scholarship is worth up to $5,000 each. Funds can be used for tuition toward a career technical education program or trade school in Michigan, tools for a trade, professional fees, or dues. 

  • In partnership with Cleary University, Lake Trust Credit Union is also offering up to five full-tuition Michigan Impact Scholarships. These scholarships can be used for any on-campus or online program at Cleary University for both graduate and undergraduate degrees.

FEATURED RESOURCES

  • It's not too late to search and apply for some FREE money for post-secondary through additional scholarships!


  • Check out this calendar for student webinar opportunities.

  • If you or your family are in need of any resources, please reach out to us at any time or explore this list of COVID-19 Resources