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December 2013


This is our monthly email providing important information for Detroit Public School students, parents, teachers and staff, and others interested in preparing Detroit students for college. We have combined our general and student newsletters into one monthly newsletter. Please forward this email to your friends and social networks.      



Happy Holidays and Happy New Year
from the Detroit College Promise!

DCP News

(1) Thanks to A. Pernick, one of our "Visionaries", for her generous additional contribution to our annual drive.

(2) Thanks to our newest "Believers": Dr. Paul Goodman, Hertsel Corech, Photodyne Technologies, Weisman, Young and Ruemenapp, P.C.,  Ken & Ann Maes, The Greg K. Monroe Foundation, Dr. Sharada Hulbanni and Pfizer Foundation for their generous donations.

(3) Thanks to our prior "Believers" for the additional generous contributions: Mary Nehls & Jeff Frumkin, Mark/Lis Family Fund, Elsa & Jack Shartsis.

(4) Thanks to our long time contributor and new "Supporter" IHC, Inc.

(5) Thanks to "Believer" Myzell Sowell Jr. for his generous contribution in memory of Myzell and Robin H. Sowell.

The Detroit College Promise Annual Drive

We recently sent you our Annual Drive appeal. This is the main way  we fund our scholarships, and 100% of all contributions goes to scholarships. Click here to contribute now.


Contributions to our 501 (c)(3) nonprofit are tax-deductible as allowed by law, and are paid directly to Michigan public colleges and universities for tuition expenses for our scholarship recipients.


We appreciate your donation!

Detroit College Promise Scholars - Tell us your Story!

To All Past Scholarship Recipients of the Detroit College Promise     
Please take a few minutes, and write down your story. You can do this in any form that suits you: a letter to us, a poem, a song, or maybe just a paragraph. We will share your story with other students, school staff, and Detroit community members, to motivate and encourage them.  


You will be serving as a sign of hope and inspiration for your community.


The top three entries will receive a GIFT CARD PRIZE and will be featured in our February newsletter! All entries must be submitted

by February 1st.

Please email, mail or fax your entry to us, with the header "My Success Story".

Please include your first and last name. Typically we will include your first name and last initial with your submission. If you would prefer something else please let us know. 

Thank you for your hard work!

Registrations still being processed 


The deadline to turn in DCP applications has passed. We received an overwhelming response this year so we are still adding registrations to our database. We hope to be done by the end of 2013!   





Below is breakdown of the number of students registered for our scholarship by DPS high school, as of December 10th.  This only includes registration forms we have entered thus far. Percentages may be inaccurate due to duplications or transfers.


Important scholarships and grants from
Michigan colleges and universities

College expenses are on the rise and it is important to have a plan on how you will pay. There are many scholarships and grants that you can take advantage of that are offered by numerous colleges and universities across Michigan. Click here to view a quick summary of various grants offered by Michigan schools. Click here to read about them in depth and how to apply (this is a large document and may take a minute or two to load.) 


Contact Us:


The Detroit College Promise

30100 Telegraph Road, Suite 408

Bingham Farms, MI 48025



Telephone: (248) 646-3269

Fax: (248) 646-3119



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