Hello!

We hope you enjoyed the long Memorial Day/“unofficial” start of summer weekend! DFS is still here to bring you plenty of resources, so keep reading to stay up to date.

This week kicks off the final fundraiser for the 2019-2020 school year. Check out the details for the Grad Party Fundraiser below.

The student who has raised the most by Friday, May 29, will win a gift card and DRDFS care package!

Marissa D'Angelo
Next Level Scholars Program Manager
Detroit Regional Dollars for Scholars
mdangelo@drdfs.org
(734) 983-8505
NEWSLETTER CONTENTS:
  • NEW: Give Lively Virtual Graduation Party Fundraiser
  • NEW: College Match & Fit
  • College Matching Poll
  • ICYMI: Wayne State University Resources
  • Resource Spotlight: Michigan Independent Colleges and Universities Virtual College Fair
  • Featured Resources
NEW: GIVE LIVELY VIRTUAL GRADUATION PARTY FUNDRAISER
Graduation Season is here for the Class of 2020! Help us celebrate by participating in our final Give Lively fundraising event of the school year, Virtual Graduation Party!

The Virtual Graduation Party is a Detroit Regional Dollars for Scholars fundraising event that will run for five days, beginning Tuesday, May 26, and ending on Friday, May 29. During this time frame, share your Give Lively page as frequently as you’d like. The more you share, the more likely you are to raise more funds in support of scholarships and academic support. The student who has raised the most by Friday, May 29, will win a gift card and DRDFS care package!

Here’s how to participate:

NEW: COLLEGE MATCH & FIT
Wondering what steps to take next as you think about post-secondary education? We are right there with you! Learn more about college matching & how to find the best fit for you by watching this short video . Links to resources and the slides can be found here . Create a College Greenlight profile by clicking the picture & connect with DRDFS today!
POLL:
Which type of college matching resources do you want to see more of?
Finding My Academic Fit
Finding My Personal Fit
Finding My Financial Fit
ICYMI: WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY RESOURCES
Miss the last newsletter? Interested in learning more about what Wayne State University has to offer? Want to get an idea of what campus looks like? Explore the campus, click here!

Many of you had great questions for the WSU Admissions team. We have complied the answers on this document . Check it out! (Don't see your question/response? WSU is working on sending us more, stay tuned!)

For the full WSU experience, be sure to check out our last newsletter.
RESOURCE SPOTLIGHT: VIRTUAL COLLEGE FAIR
Michigan Independent Colleges and University member institutions will be participating in a virtual college fair.
 
The fair will take place on:
  • May 26 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • May 27 from 2 to 5 p.m.
  • May 28 from 5 to 7 p.m. 

Register here !
FEATURED RESOURCES
  • Want to check out more virtual campus tours and informational sessions? You Visit and CampusReel are great resources to explore college campuses and hear from current students.

  • There are also more student webinar opportunities available on this calendar.

  • Check out this calendar for additional scholarship 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.