Hello!

Registration for the Virtual Etiquette Session with Jacqueline M. Baker is here! Be sure to complete the sign up form linked below. Before the session occurs, we will be mailing items to you! If you have moved since August 2020, please update your mailing address here by 1/29/2021.

This is the last week for the Next Level Scholars Photo Contest! The contest ends on January 31st. Be sure to put on your DRDFS gear and get your entries in today!

Lastly, fundraising this year will look a bit different. Be sure to read the spotlight section down below to learn a bit more about how fundraising will work this year and how you can be a winner!
Marissa D'Angelo
Next Level Scholars Program Manager
Detroit Regional Dollars for Scholars
mdangelo@drdfs.org
(734) 983-8505
NEWSLETTER CONTENTS:
  • NEW: Registration for Etiquette Session with Jacqueline M. Baker
  • NEW: Motivation with Marketea
  • ICYMI: Next Level Scholars Photo Contest
  • SPOTLIGHT: DRDFS Fundraising Weeks
  • LAST CALL: Additional Scholarship Opportunities for Senior Next Level Scholars - SCHOLARSHIP CHAT RECORDING
  • Featured Resources
NEW: VIRTUAL ETIQUETTE SESSION REGISTRATION
The Virtual Etiquette Workshop with Jacqueline Baker is just around the corner!

Topics & activities covered will include taking a professional photo (in your DFS dress shirt mailed to you!), writing a thank you note and practicing your elevator speech with some networking.

When: Thursday, February 11, 2021 3:00 - 4:00 PM

Where: Zoom, register today!
NEW: MOTIVATION WITH MARKETEA
“There is no “one path fits all” for life. We are all unique in our lives as well as our choices. Continue to navigate this world in the best way that you know how. Do not allow others to diminish your capabilities just because your path to success looks different than theirs. You got this!” 
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

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!
SPOTLIGHT: DRDFS FUNDRAISING WEEKS
Throughout the spring, each school will hold their own Fundraising Week! Students will use an easy, online fundraising platform to share their pages with friends, family, social media followers, etc. The student who raises the most by the end of their fundraising week will win a gift card! Stay tuned for more details, and keep an eye out for upcoming fundraising weeks.



High School Fundraising Weeks coming up in the month of February:

  • Mason: February 8 - 12
  • Madison: February 15 - 19
  • Romulus: February 22 - 26

Check with your adviser if you have any questions!
LAST CALL: ADDITIONAL SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES FOR NEXT LEVEL SCHOLARS
SCHOLARSHIP CHAT WITH DFS:
Last Friday, DRDFS held an optional virtual Scholarship Chat via zoom. We discussed the DRDFS Scholarship, the $40,000 EMU Business Scholarship and $32,000 CCS Scholarship.

The scholarship deadline for both of these scholarships is quickly approaching, January 31, 2021! Apply below!

If you missed the session and want to learn more about what we covered, access the recording here.
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!

If this sounds like something you would be interested in, you can apply by clicking here! The deadline to apply is January 31!
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!

If this sounds like something you would be interested in, you can apply by clicking here. Applications are due by January 31st
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