3 September 2010
our Bonus Back To School email about The Detroit College Promise. This fall,
we will offer scholarships to all Detroit Public School graduates to
attend Michigan public colleges and universities, if they live in Detroit and register by December 1, 2010. This scholarship is only offered to students
enrolled in DPS.
Welcome Back to School!
We want to welcome everyone back to school! We hope everyone enjoyed their
summer and is ready to make this year even better than last!
Enroll in DPS Get a
Scholarship Campaign Kicks Off
We issued a Press Release about the expansion of our program
to all DPS graduates beginning with the class of 2011. Make sure all
your friends, neighbors and relatives in grades 9-12 are registered by December
1, 2010. Registration is online or on paper, and takes only 2
minutes. High school students must register by December 1, 2010,
or they cannot receive our scholarship. FYI - we are starting a
$2 million fundraising drive to increase the financial incentive /
scholarship to $5000 per student, so don't miss out!
Students can register online by following the simple instructions at http://www.detroitcollegepromise.com/FlyerHowToEnroll.pdf
or by filling out our one page application at http://www.detroitcollegepromise.com/scholarshipapplication.pdf.
We are also registering students in Middle School. For those students, the
deadline is December 1 of their 9th grade year.
We've Taken it to the
Look for our billboard on the Lodge Freeway about our "Enroll in DPS -
Get a Scholarship" campaign. It is visible going North, on the West
(left) side, just south of Henry Ford Hospital / West Grand Blvd. You can see
additional photos on our Facebook page.
Are You In?
in a parade for Detroit Public Schools. It was a great event to be part of!
You can see additional photos on our Facebook page.
Making the Grade
We had an
interview on WWJ's Making the Grade, with Greg Bowman about our Enroll in DPS
- Get a Scholarship campaign - link
Lace Up Your Shoes for
a Good Cause!
Come support the Detroit College Promise at
the Big House, Big Heart run / walk on October 3, 2010. Participants
can walk or wheel in a 10K, 5K, or 1 mile race / event. Fully 100% of
fundraising dollars raised by the Detroit College Promise team will be used
to provide scholarships to Detroit Public School graduates to attend Michigan public colleges and
universities. Click here for more information.
Free Community Fun Fair
Detroit will host a community fun / health fair on September 11 that includes
fitness events and activities, health screenings, information stations and
more! Free 30 minute fitness classes will also be held. Healthy pizza,
kabobs, smoothies and fruit will also be available! The fair starts at 11:00
am at 7375 Woodward Ave. For more information contact Skye Black at
734-657-6767 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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