Hello!

We look forward to "seeing" you all next week for our final virtual event of the school year, Project Runway! If you haven't already, be sure to read on about how to register for that event.

Next week, you will receive a special edition of the Next Level News on Wednesday, 5/26. If your school schedule prevents you from attending live, the newsletter and Google Classroom will have all the resources you need to complete this required event.

As always, please feel welcome to reach out with any questions/concerns!
Marissa D'Angelo
Next Level Scholars Program Manager
Detroit Regional Dollars for Scholars
mdangelo@drdfs.org
(734) 983-8505
NEWSLETTER CONTENTS:
  • COMING SOON: End of Year Program Survey
  • NEXT WEEK: Virtual Project Runway with GVSU and Jacqueline M. Baker
  • REMINDER: Free Tutoring with Tutor.com
  • Resource Spotlight: Emergency Broadband Benefit Program
  • Featured Resources
COMING SOON: END OF YEAR PROGRAM SURVEY
We want to hear from you as we close out the school year. Look out for a personalized email with a link to an end of year survey. Your responses are confidential and will be reviewed to help us plan programming for next year and to better support you.

If you would not like to participate in the survey, please contact the Next Level Scholars Program Director, Jill Marecki at jmarecki@drdfs.org.
NEXT WEEK: VIRTUAL PROJECT RUNWAY WITH GVSU AND JACQUELINE M. BAKER - REGISTER NOW!
Join DRDFS, Grand Valley State University Admissions, and Jacqueline M. Baker for an informative LIVE session via Zoom.

The session will take place Next Tuesday, May 25th at 10:00 AM.

Registration for the event is now open! Once registered, the zoom link for the session will be emailed to you.
REMINDER: FREE TUTORING WITH TUTOR.COM
Need help studying for a test? Writing an essay? Don't forget to take advantage of your FREE 24/7 on demand tutoring account with tutor.com! Finish the school year strong!

Not sure how to log-in? Reach out to Marissa at mdangelo@drdfs.org or via text at (734) 354-7274 to get your username and password.
RESOURCE SPOTLIGHT: EMERGENCY BROADBAND BENEFIT PROGRAM
The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program is a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program that provides a temporary discount on monthly broadband bills for qualifying households. (This includes: households with children receiving free or reduced-price lunch or school breakfast and Pell Grant recipients.) If your household is eligible, you can receive:

  • Up to a $50/month discount on your broadband service and associated equipment rentals

  • Up to a $75/month discount if your household is on qualifying Tribal lands

  • A one-time discount of up to $100 for a laptop, tablet, or desktop computer (with a co-payment of more than $10 but less than $50)

FEATURED RESOURCES:
  • MCAN's Michigan Student Recruitment Opt-in Survey




  • 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